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Scottish Real Ale Shop

The Lade Inn | Kilmahog, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HD, Scotland
+44 1877 330152
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WRm and welcoming on a dreich day

Stopped here after climbing Ben A’an. 6 of us in the group plus two dogs. We went through to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann E
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Auchterarder
Very nice visit

We parked up in our campervan over night at the pub and had a lovely meal and a couple of drinks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EIRankin
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Preston
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A unique place in Callander situated in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park selling over 130 different Scottish Beers by over 30 micro breweries from the Shetlands to the Borders. The largest selection of Scottish Real Ales under one roof.Our passion for Real Ale has long been established at the Lade Inn with our own exclusive house ales, but we wanted to take it one step further and become the central hub for all Scottish Bottled Ales. To make this dream a reality, we converted our old Microbrewery and the Scottish Real Ale Shop opened its doors for the first time in December 2006. We are a one stop shop for Scottish beer, Real Ale Festivals and brewing information; a place where you can purchase that elusive bottle from the Hebrides or that delicious blonde from Islay. We hold a Beer Festival every year and have tastings throughout the summer weekends so you can try before you buy!
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The Lade Inn | Kilmahog, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HD, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here after climbing Ben A’an. 6 of us in the group plus two dogs. We went through to the bar where a fire was roaring away giving the place a rosy welcoming glow. We were give menus and ordered at the bar. I also...More

1  Thank Ann E
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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review of The Lade Inn and I hope you are able to come back soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We parked up in our campervan over night at the pub and had a lovely meal and a couple of drinks , the staff there were really pleasant and the food was good , huge portions ! I had the steak and ale pie and...More

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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review of The Lade Inn. I am pleased to hear that you would like to return if in the area.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing little shop. Over 200 beers in a shed. Ring the bell outside and owner will come and let you in to a cave of beers from all over Scotland. Don't be afraid to ask the owner questions as he is very...More

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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Many thanks for your positive feedback regarding your recent visit to the Scottish Real Ale shop. I am pleased to hear how much you enjoyed our selection.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

What a fab place, staff are helpful, friendly and polite. Food was fantastic so much choice and beautifully presented. Ale was flowing and superb friendly atmosphere, with a great sing along to folk music. Cant fault the ambiance, service and great staff. Looking forward to...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely wee place, we were in Callendar on a day trip and popped in on the way back to Crieff. Fantastic extensive selection of ales and really lovely helpful member of staff. Not pushy at all, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and advised all about online ordering...More

Thank R M
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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Many thanks for visiting our Scottish real ale shop and we are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back again if in the area.

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have always gone here to get my bottled beers when ever we go to this part of Scotland ;you are spoilt for choice and its like been a kid in a sweet shop with so much to pick from You can also get the...More

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Frank P, Owner at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thanks for your great review.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I stop by about twice a month when returning from hiking. Rita (the owner) is always cheerful and let's you know what's new in and whats popular. A must for any beer drinker.

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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Thank you for your review of the Scottish Real Ale Shop at The Lade Inn. I am pleased to hear how much you enjoy stopping off after your hikes and I will pass on your kind feedback to Rita. Many thanks

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

As an avid beer fan this seemed a great little diversion! Well worth it. Brilliant selection of Scottish breweries and all reasonably priced. There were free samples to try which is always a bonus! Only comment is that considering I was the only person in...More

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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Many thanks for your feedback regarding our ale shop. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our selection and competitive prices. I can only apologise for the lack of assistance that you received while making your choices and we hope that it doesn't put...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Popped in after eating dinner at The Lade Inn which is next door. Very friendly staff, and large selection of real ales from Scottish breweries. Bought a few bottles of the Lade ales after trying some on draught next door.

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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you for visiting our shop and for leaving such a great review. We hope you will come back again the next time you are in the area.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

What an array of real beers they stock! For me it is always a must before I come home to stock up with their lovely beers!

Thank we55ndy
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tiger2812, Manager at Scottish Real Ale Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you for your great comments. We hope to welcome you again soon.

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