We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


€€ - €€€Cafe, Soups,
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
+44 1631 565718
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (175 reviews)
“meringue” (70 reviews)
“cakes” (108 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (698)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 688 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For the previous customer who complained about the lack of choice for vegans, get over yourself. There’s loads. And it’s good

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JCScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 18 year old son has Autism, Aspergers, Non Organic Delay and Epilepsy. He is 6ft2 and is obsessed with Christmas. He truly believes he is an elf and often, to the terror of small children, dresses as such. Sadly! last year he was demotted,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank osricks1234567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years we've been visiting Oban and driving past Poppies thinking it was just a garden centre - it is not! We now call in every time on our way up from Durham because it serves really decent coffee and wonderful cakes and pastries. It's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here for a light lunch and was most impressed. Fantastic location, lovely food, reasonable prices and great staff, Beautiful gift shop as well. Would definitely return here when back in the area

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Maggiefife
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great Food from this little joint.Looks onto Sea, so nice views. Garden centre next door as well. Result !

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank NorthStar37777035036
Reviewed 4 November 2018

this place is a small garden centre but stocks some great furnishings for the home too. Went into the cafe...great views over water and very friendly staff. Food very much soup, sarnies and baked potato type stuff but all made to order and excellent to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Set next to the marina, a garden centre, home decorations shop, then a delightful restaurant at the back. Reasonably priced through out. We only stopped for drinks in the passing, but the food for others looked good. While having our drinks , it's evident Poppies...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank ourmillie_11
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch with wife and kids. Beautiful setting by sea loch. Home made soup was good quality and nice selection of cakes afterwards. Wee shop with lots of Scottish tat for emptying your wallet afterwards.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank craigg97
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I am constantly impressed at the consistantly high and personal standard of care and service at Poppies. Whilst the shop has grown and the cafe are as busy as ever the team still concentrate on the important bit.....the customer. I literally could buy everything in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank osricks1234567
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Prices are not cheap for what you get , i had a coronation chicken sandwich and is made with to me bought in cubed frozen chicken ? very chewy , and who puts chunks of pineapple in a coronation chicken !! yuk , needs to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank gra18762
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
Falls Of Lora
587 reviews
2.89 km away
Best Western Muthu Queens Oban Hotel
1,093 reviews
4.57 km away
Muthu Alexandra Hotel
478 reviews
4.59 km away
Oban Bay Hotel
2,030 reviews
4.59 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ben Lora Cafe & Bookshop
63 reviews
4.65 km away
The Oyster Inn Restaurant
406 reviews
2.17 km away
Lochnell Arms Hotel
174 reviews
2.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Falls of Lora
222 reviews
2.89 km away
Fly Scenic Scotland
26 reviews
2.56 km away
Oban War & Peace Museum
757 reviews
4.73 km away
McCaig's Tower
2,432 reviews
4.56 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Fiona G
23 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from osricks1234567 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do vouchers
Deirdre B
7 June 2016|
Response from lesleydougan | Reviewed this property |
Put a photo from your camera onto face book and on from there.
Improve this listing

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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing