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Pitlochry Boating Station Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
+44 1796 472919
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place for a refreshment by the Loch, and reasonably priced. Views over the water spectacular while watching the fish jumping.

Thank John A
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I recently visited this cafe with my mother in law whilst my partner and father in law took a trip on the boats. Firstly my partner and father in law were given great advice on which part was best to do some fishing which they greatly appreciated however unfortunately did not achieve a catch. My mother in moved in for... More 

Thank Amy B
North Essex, U.K.
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319 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Sadly, you will find the Pitlochry Boating Station closed for the winter but it will open again in the Spring ... it is on Facebook so you can always message them to clarify a 2017 opening via that. We think it is the best spot in Pitlochry for a sit down refreshment stop. Lovely food and drinks. Welcoming owners ...... More 

1 Thank Traveller51_11
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Overpriced and rather dingy. A coffee and tea with two small biscuits £7.90......not really very good at all

1 Thank FairmerGiles
Settle, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Noticed the sign as we drove into Pitlochry, and a quick U turn took us down to the cafe. A delightful spot on the loch-shore, and as good a bacon butty as I've had. We sat outside, and the food was cheerfully brought out to us. We enjoyed watching the ducks too !

Thank Alanyeti
Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Lovely setting, but was disappointed with service. Visited this cafe in 2015 with friends for a "Scottish" breakfast. We were 5 minutes after cut off time for this so were refused. This year my friend wanted a fried egg sandwich. They would not do this as "it was not on the menu". - only fried egg roll- despite the fact... More 

Thank Balnadrum
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My husband and I had been out for a walk and stumbled upon this wonderful cafe. Noticed that there is quite a big car park at the bottom of the road leading down to the cafe. It was round about 11am and we just wanted a small bite. We had one tea and one coffee and both of us opted... More 

Thank Mary O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a lovely wee place with an amazing view of Loch Faskally. I have had breakfast and lunch here and I look forward to going back. A wee bit dated inside but I think that just adds to the charm of sitting there having a wee bite to eat and looking over the loch. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Angela24x
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

after a stroll around the loch this is a great place for a relax , a drink ,a homemade cake , bacon butty whilst taking in the great views and the chance to feed the ducks and swans which congregate close by

Thank adrian b
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Lovely views. Good bacon sandwiches and coffee. Stunning views. Stop off while walking the Pitlochry paths or just drive down park the car and enjoy.

Thank smiler63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Pitlochry
  • Phone Number: +44 1796 472919
Near the Green Park Hotel beside Loch Faskally. It's a cafe with outside seating and boat hire

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