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Tayvallich Coffee Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Tayvallich, Tayvallich PA31 8PJ, Scotland
+44 1546 870281
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here many times over the years and keep coming back. Excellent food. Great value and great home made baking. You can sit inside or out and there is always something to watch in the bay. Standard menu is on the table but staff are equally happy to bring you freshly made toasties. Local artists display their work on... More 

Thank alanhowie
North West England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were made to feel very welcome as we entered the coffee shop and shown to a table at the far end.....the view out to sea was absolutely stunning. We had tomato and balsamic soup which came with a good sized piece of homemade bread....delicious....followed by two tray bakes.....both to die for and excellent coffee and tea. We are just... More 

1 Thank Julie A
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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441 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This settlement might be sought of as being in something of the middle of nowhere. It is several miles along a very twisty and single-lane road. But it is a beautiful spot and this local coffee shop is one of few places to purchase any refreshment. They have very nice home-made cakes. However, be warned that the coffee shop has... More 

Thank aberdeenangler
rosie870, Owner at Tayvallich Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we love our wee village. I would however like to take this opportunity to clarify our opening hours. We are now on winter hours and are as follows. Open 10-3 Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. I think what you saw was the village shop hours which indeed closes between 1pm and 3.30pm. Our summer hours restarts... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee and hot scones. Excellent friendly staff with a beautiful location. Would highly recommend but only open Friday-Monday in the winter

Thank Alan T
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth visiting good food fabulous view staff are friendly good for out doors passing throw if you're on a bike boat & conoing or walking

Thank Elizabeth B
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

From the roadside the building housing the village shop and the coffee shop is grey metal and utilitarian. This belies the warm welcome, fantastic views and great menu! The coffee shop is behind the shop with wonderful views across the loch. We sat there on a warm sunny afternoon watching a Scottish wedding taking place outside across the bay from... More 

1 Thank Ally P
Paisley, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

After a three hour journey what better than a bacon roll and a cup of tea to set you up for the rest of the day: and it did. There is a great view over the loch, to complement the food. The staff were friendly and efficient.

1 Thank Ken R
Dundee, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch in the summer and I have to say I wasn't impressed. The menu is very small so you would think what is on it is perfect. But this was sadly not the case. The salad they claim as their own is a mix of different types of salads thrown together that do not... More 

Thank Mamabook
Palm Springs, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Also ate dinner at Tayvallich Inn, which was FABULOUS !!!!! Selection was terrific and the seafood was out of this world !!!! Can't wait to eat there again !

Thank jshaunty
Yarm, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We treated ourselves to breakfast during our two day visit to Tayvallich. This place is an absolute delight, from Rosie and her friendly young staff, to the food and the view. On a warm day you can sit outside under shelter if there's a bit of drizzle (blankets provided) or right next to the loch if the weather is kind.... More 

Thank adixon30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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: Tayvallich, Tayvallich PA31 8PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Tayvallich
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 870281
we are a small coffee shop right on the shores of tayvallich bay. We serve freshly cooked breakfast until 11.30 am and start serving lunches from 12pm and serve right through until 4pm. We serve coffees, teas, warm scones and tasty homebaked treats from 9 -5 (10 - 5 on Sundays) We have plenty outside seating on our patio where you can sit watching the boats and wildlife even catching sight of an osprey fishing every now and then !!!! We have showers available for anyone to use. Our village store at the front sells everything from papers, local butcher meat and beer to cycle repair kits.

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