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Ben Lora Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QP, Scotland
+44 1631 720296
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Always stop for lunch when we're passing. Soup of the day and toasted sandwiches (ham, Brie and cranberry) are fantastic. Home made scones available and are to die for. Daily papers also available. Friendly local staff.

Thank Juline B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in while passing and enjoyed a lovely plain scone with butter and jam; have to say though it was very difficult spreading hard butter onto the scone as it just crumbled away but they were lovely. We popped in again to make a reservation...More

Thank 298sunshine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch after a long walk. A friendly smile and eye contact from the gentleman at the counter and the young lady who served us would have made all the difference as it was our first visit. First and last.

Thank UkLucycat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was at a meeting close by and popped into Ben Lora for lunch. It is bright and airy and staff are very welcoming to visitors despite it being a local favourite. It is also a book shop but the cafe is the main part...More

1  Thank DJM1965
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Pizza was simply the best we've ever had. Staff were super friendly too, but that pizza mmmmmm. Will be a regular for my whole family every time we are in the area, better than some of the best pizzerias in London, don't let the small...More

Thank Ogek e
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I had a mixed leaf salad (just a few bits of greenery priced at £4.20) with chicken mayonnaise (barely a table spoon of chicken) and a little bit of tomato and cucumber at my request to make the salad more interesting. The amount of food...More

2  Thank Wyllie2014
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Tried the stone baked take away pizzas for the first time. Gorgeous!! Highly recommend a visit as they also offer really yummy cakes!

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this cafe while on holiday in nearby Connel. Wow! What a find. On our first afternoon visit we had an ice cream float (haven't had this for years but it was just as good as we remembered!), yummy tiffin & coffee. We saw...More

Thank Elliemel
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We have us d this cafe several times encounter to Oban. The service and food are excellent. The coffee and scones are exceptional. This place is clearly used a lot by locals which is always a good sign. Highly recommended.

Thank Letzdrive
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Stopped here for a spot of lunch. Good food, prompt service and all at a very reasonable price. Good range of books

Thank Gavin H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QP, Scotland (Formerly ben lora cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 720296
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