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The Boat House at Cameron House

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Cameron House, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QZ, Scotland
+44 1389 755565
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If this place was 40% cheaper, I'd give it a great review - but for 125 GBP for a family of four (comfort foods like pasta and a beer for each adult) I'd expect better food and better service. Head into town instead.

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Thank Snowrydr
Crawley, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a regular visitor, as I have a boat in the marina... plus lodges on-site... I eat here on Sat, Tue, Thu, Sat last week... Always fab food, fab service, great beers, relaxed atmosphere in lounge area. Excellent for chilling-out... plus TVs in lounge for footie/rugger...

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Thank Iain S
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A family orientated dining experience, less formal than other restaurants nearby. Staff interacted well with the children of other diners to keep them amused. The food is fresh and varied and good value.

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Thank WiltshireWench
Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in here and weren't disappointed with what we were served. I had the whitebait which was delicious but was bettered by probably the best duck breast I've ever eaten. The staff were wonderful, as I had to ask for our drink order again when it hadn't arrived it was given to us immediately and gratis!

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Lancashire
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish burnt steak very thin, overdone pasta hard must have been prepared a while before. Service was good, very clean I would say the kitchen staff are letting the front of house down. the prices they are charging they need to up their game.

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Thank Jennifer G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu choice was good, decor is lovely, clean, fresh and modern. All the staff work really hard to ensure you have a lovely experience. The food was delicious, we would return again.

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Thank Shamrockgirl07
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting the Boat House for 20 years in its various guises and it never disappoints. Get there early and enjoy a drink in the lounge bar before eating. It gives you plenty of time to peruse the wonderful menu! I opted for whitebait to start, followed by Gressingham duck. Both dishes were cooked superbly as always. My... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at around 4pm and was hoping to get some drinks and maybe a packet of crisps. However I was told they do not serve bar snacks and do had to settle just for drinks. It's a shame as the interior is large and had plenty of comfy seating and cool decor.

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Carmel, California
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to stay at Cameron House with some friends and went for a nice walk along the edge of the lake. We came across the Boat House and decided to have lunch. Great atmosphere with big fireplace and comfy arm chairs! Food and service was great and really enjoyed the building interior.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aye here with a big family group and we were split across two tables. The food was very nice indeed (I can highly recommend a main course size portion of the tempura prawn and I had major food envy at the haddock my brother had!) but the service was inexcusably slow given it wasn't really that busy. Our table wasn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cameron House, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 755565

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