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7 Victoria Street, Rothesay, Scotland
+44 7864 064116
09:00 - 18:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in today for lunch. The gentleman who we presumed to be the owner was in the kitchen area frying eggs when we arrived. We presume he was cooking for himself as there were no other customers in there. He didn't seem particularly happy at being disturbed and was rather rude. At this point we are now both wishing we... More 

1 Thank ali_t_32
Norwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My husband and I stopped here for lunch Both had prawn baguettes and coffee. We were the only people in the café. The coffee was good and the baguettes perfectly adequate, plenty of prawns and side salad. Value for money.

Thank nono323
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Extremely slow service. Drinks didn't arrive until half way through the meal( we asked repeatedly for them) lentil soup was runny and a horrible after taste. The fish did not taste right and when I complained the "Chef" came out and said 'What's wrong with the fish' no apology was given when I told him that the fish had a... More 

4 Thank Colleen C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

When we went in they were quiet so we did not expect a long wait for two fish teas. It makes one suspect that the fresh local fish has to be defrosted. The fish itself was fresh tasting but the batter was a bit oily. The dish came with a small crisp salad portion. The bread however was buttered and... More 

4 Thank E L
Colintraive, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Disinterested service. Richard enjoyed the all-day breakfast but other snacks were dried out as though re-heated.

3 Thank ArgyllBeagle
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were a party of three and we went in for lunch. A few of the tables were occupied and we chose a seat at the window next to a sign advising us that all food is cooked fresh to order and that a short wait would be required. When it came the food was hot and tasty and we... More 

1 Thank Bob J
Scottish Highlands
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Used to love the atmosphere here and was delighted to be able to return recently. Wish I had not bothered as there is no ambience to the place any more.

4 Thank mgt_mack
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Wanted fish and chips in this seaside town, waited over 30 mins foe the food, it arrived greasy greasy fish, so much so you pressed your fork into it and the oil rose to the top, not omly that it wad full of bones!! chips were frozen but claimed to be hand cut, terrible. The front of house staff, the... More 

5 Thank Fi E
Nuremberg, Germany
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138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The cafes in Rothesay were busy, and we were pleasantly surprised that there were a few empty tables in this cafe. The tables were empty, not emptied, and I thought it must have been because a lot of people maybe just had left. The waitress originally wanted us to sit at a table in the corner (which was emptied), but... More 

4 Thank revrazna
Forth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went in because we saw chalked beside the front door a good deal for a fish dinner, with local sourced haddock, and bread and tea included. I feel deceptively snared for £1.50 and angry. Asked if the tea options included speciality teas he apparently said it did. So I chose Earl Grey. Then when we were billpaying at the... More 

2 Thank 490mauricef

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Victoria Street, Rothesay, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
  • Phone Number: +44 7864 064116

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