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West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8QB, Scotland
+44 1436 675168
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  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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“gateaux” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8QB, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've only been in a couple of times and it was a good place to pop in for a coffee. Bakes are good and tasty. I've not had anything hot to eat here so I can't comment. Lovely views from the cafe too and right...More

Thank 288Lindyloo
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

What a dump!!! Could be a lovely place but it's just a disappointment!! Could go on the decking cause it needed cleaning - well bloody clean it!!! Expensive and disappointing wont bother again!!

1  Thank Lucy I
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I visited with my family midweek and waited quite some time to be served. This was despite the owner sitting with friends at a table nearby. He appeared not to feel it necessary to muck in and help his staff or to give his customers...More

1  Thank suzmac777
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Usually when I get here it's closed - no such luck today. Twice I was served cold baked potato. The music was too loud which led to the staff having to talk loudly to each other in order to be heard. Arrived at 12.20 &...More

2  Thank Joggy58
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Only went in for a coffee, whilst waiting seem to take a age the chap making the coffee realised he forgot about me as he went to serve another customer. Wrong changed by a £1 although this could easily be an innocent mistake. Brilliant views...More

Thank 124hughie
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived here for 3pm due to traffic stopped at park decided have lunch with family , told stopped serving food would not even make a sandwich for me . So no other options of cake so after sitting for 5 mins with coffee and cake...More

1  Thank kenneth c
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We arrived at 1530 and were told by the manager that she closed half an hour ago. It was a a beautiful day and the town was busy.. It reminded us of our previous visit when we were told by the manager that they had...More

1  Thank Grangerob
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast and found it to be very well cooked and the owner and his wife are extremely pleasant and like to talk to their customers.

Thank William N
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Soup and a sandwich always work at Kidstons. Other main course items, such as the hamburger, are not fantastic. The home-made gateaux are always very tasty. The views of the Clyde and entrance to The Gareloch are really good and in good weather you can...More

Thank iainatsea
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I popped in here for a quick lunch and I wished I hadn't bothered. I ordered their tuna melt - a simple straightforward sandwich. When the sandwich arrived, it was lukewarm on the outside and stone cold in the middle. A rip-off because the cheese...More

2  Thank Andrew H
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5 April 2016|
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Response from rachie639 | Reviewed this property |
Well as the owner perhaps you should address the many comments left by visitors- i.e improve your service. Not only have you received many negative reviews, many appear to pinpoint certain members of staff- yourself... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8QB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 675168
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