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) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Connel $$ - $$$ Cafe, Soups,
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
+44 1631 565718
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (124 reviews)
“meringues” (43 reviews)
“cakes” (80 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small garden centre with small, good quality clothing and bric a brac store. Modest cafe, with very tasty home cooked food - especially the cakes, which we tasted! Wide range of teas - I tasted green tea (with Ginseng) - proper tea leaves - excellent...More

Thank Bryn N
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a recent trip to Oban visited this place for lunch and was not dissapointed, Staff were very friendly and efficeient and the quality of the food was of a very high standerd, would definetly go back, Regards Brian Devine Carrick-on- Shannon Ireland.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here during a stay in Oban . An absolute hidden gem . Food was amazing and extremely reasonably priced !

Thank Lizann76
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here on the way out and OMG wish we wished we had come here every day. Excellent service beautiful produce best breakfast for a while. The cakes looked amazing with a good varied menu. If your anywhere near here you should eat...More

1  Thank 147rachel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poppies Garden Centre is situated right on the edge of the bay and has the most wonderful café. The food is excellent and the cakes are out of this world.

1  Thank Dick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the last few years we have holidayed in Oban a number of times and driven past Poppies a lot. We knew of it as my wifes parents visited Poppies regularly when they visited Oban but never called in. Last week we called in for...More

2  Thank Tony H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the weekend to Oban and the breakfast was so good we went each morning. Meringues were amazing as well! 👏

3  Thank Claire H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and strawberry tart but could have enjoyed so much more. Imaginatively varied menu and attentive staff. Not only quality restaurant with spotless toilets but well stocked garden centre and gift shop with intriguing variety of pieces, good selection of cards...More

2  Thank BobbyGor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of days ago, cheese scone, cream cheese and Lock Awe hot smoked salmon with beautifully dressed side salad for two of us and I had the Mediterranean platter, again with a beautifully dressed side salad. We followed this up with...More

2  Thank RosalindG194
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE visited Poppies twice on for lunch and then coffee on a recent family holiday to the area around Oban.. Great views, fantastic food (do try the seafood platter) and lovely friendly staff who cant do enough for you. Highly recommended. Local produce used n...More

1  Thank OpieBrussels
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Response from osricks1234567 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do vouchers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
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
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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.
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