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The Robin's Nest

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Main st, Taynuilt, Scotland
+44 1866 822429
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a place to stop for coffee and saw the signs as we came into the village on the main road. We parked easily outside and there was a small choice of tables. We were made to feel very welcome and the friendly waitress recommended a few nice places to visit in the area. Coffee, hot chocolate... More 

Thank Braeland
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Whenever we are in the area we always stop here, everything is home baked and excellent; have to make special mention though of the scones and empire biscuits which are the best we have tasted.

Thank 298sunshine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for a coffee on Thursday. No tables available. Happened to mention we were only out for a walk and would call in later. Did call in but still no tables apart from one which had a reserved sign. We left a bit disappointed but were called back in by one of the ladies saying that she had reserved... More 

Thank Robert C
Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were passing through Taynuilt, en route to Oban, and popped into Robin's Nest for a snack. The selection of light meals was good and our toasties particularly tasty. The staff were efficient and the surroundings pleasant. Newspapers are provided. Not that it affected us, but I understand the establishment is open only Thursday to Sunday. Worth a visit for... More 

Thank Ian R
Blue Mountains, Australia
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We popped in for morning tea, so glad they open on Sundays as we were cycling from Oban and needed sustenance for the onward journey. It's a lovely little cafe with very friendly people. We had delicious treacle scones with raspberry jam and clotted cream, and a yummy sticky date slice. Flat white coffee was well made and strong, and... More 

Thank CathieEats
Copthorne, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We called in at the Robin’s Nest for a rest and refreshment stop when heading north to Inverness. Located just off the main A85 in the centre of the village this lovely tea room has long been a favourite of the locals and serves as the social heart of the village. It is many years since I was introduced to... More 

Thank Achnacloich
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We decided to stop at Taynuilt, during a motorbike trip for Mallaig back to the central belt, for a quick refreshment. There were 6 of us and this was a really tiny little place and was quite busy. We couldnt believe how accomodating the staff were. they moved tables and chairs around to help us fit in. The service was... More 

Thank Dave B
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a cute, old fashioned tearoom in the centre of Taynuilt village. We called in late Saturday afternoon to find the place nearly empty, however within 10 minutes it was full and more people where struggling to get in - obviously very popular and busy! Enjoyed a superb bowl of Sweetcorn and Lemongrass soup with a lovely ham &... More 

Thank 754rasab
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Just the place for a break on the rather punishing 78 cycle route. But it is only open Thursday to Sunday, so hard luck if you are thirsty early in the week!

Thank Relaxationseeker_10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Although I've no authority to say so other than having eaten it, I would say that this new cake is award-winning! The combination of lightness and moistness in especially rare in a gluten-free cake. Well worth a visit just to try this (let alone the scones)!

1 Thank LynneP593

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Soups, Scottish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main st, Taynuilt, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Taynuilt
  • Phone Number: +44 1866 822429
Popular Tearoom/coffee shop.Lovely fresh home baking and tasty ,somewhat unusual soups.Good value for money.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?