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€€ - €€€Cafe, Soups,
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
+44 1631 565718
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meringue” (69 reviews)
“cakes” (105 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A super visit here at this small but interesting garden centre, shop and bistro. Beautifully situated on the waters edge of Loch Etive, it also overlooks a small marina and distant mountains. There's an outdoor seating area but due to the rain we sat indoors...More

1  Thank kate859
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem of a place. It’s easy to miss the turn off, but watching for it gives just reward. It’s a lovely little garden centre, which also sells unusual gifts. Then there’s the restaurant, which is delightful. In good weather, there’s an...More

1  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across Poppies Garden Centre on a trip back to Fort William from Oban. Beautiful selection of gifts in the Shop and an excellent choice of home baking on display in the Coffee Shop. We had already eaten lunch in Appin, but have to admit...More

1  Thank liz29_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch and first visit with family. Totally amazed with this lovely shop and restaurant. A little before Oban, you turn off and find an excellent car park. Walking from there you enter a beautiful shop and finally the restaurant with lovely staff and a great...More

Thank ABM583
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had all we needed, first rate service, prompt attention, quick service, delicious soup, very fresh fish salad, great variety of sweets/cakes etc to go with coffee. Good value for money

1  Thank GregorAngus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was advised by the receptionist at our hotel to try here if we were looking for home baking. Coffee was excellent and from the look on my wife's face so was the home baking. Poppies is attached to a small Garden Centre and shop thoroughly...More

1  Thank Victor C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location with plenty of parking. Visited with family members on way to Oban and was impressed with the food and service. Very friendly place. Cakes looked fantastic and would liked to have stopped on way back to sample. Good value for money.

1  Thank janetfc1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch. Just gorgeous. Food lovely and fresh, portions not large but ample for lunch time. Art work lovely and fantastic views of the sea x

Thank Rhona A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch lovely setting clean friendly the menu was missing a few simple side dishes but cant grumble, If you'er lucky like us you will be server by Chloe fantastic warm humours brings the place alive #payrise Chloe

Thank idonohugo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best cooked breakfasts ever. Come here every time we visit Oban. The last time we came we were catching the ferry to Lismore. Lovely view great food and also good for gifts too

Thank FlitwickChoco
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Fiona G
23 July 2017|
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Response from Ess E | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I'm not sure. As has been said, there is a very pleasant outside area where I'm sure a dog would be quite at home.
6 June 2017|
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7 June 2016|
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Put a photo from your camera onto face book and on from there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban  >  Connel
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 565718
  • E-mail
OPEN 7 days 10am -5pm SCOTTISH BAKER OF THE YEAR WINNER!! Good soup guide & GTN Great Garden Centre Award. Popular coffee house restaurant, garden centre and gift shop. Spectacular views and comfortable surroundings. All of our delicious menu from seafood platter to macaroni and cakes are freshly cooked on the premises. Fresh ground coffees & extensive tea menu. From Poppies With Love x. FREE AMPLE PARKING
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