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Argyll House, School Road | PA29 6UJ, Tarbert, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food is lovely the staff is very kind and friendly,there is no unpleasant women ,all they are so warm and helpful,it has the best staff,the best coffee and the best food,the best view in Tarbert,enjoy your time sipping your tea,eating your delicious food against the amazing scenery

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Thank Semra ç
Argyll
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went here with a couple of members of family for tea. Firstly couldn't get some of the starters that was on the menu as they didn't have any left. Then the main meal was very basic. The woman that came out to clear our plates was very unpleasant. Left it a few weeks and went back again thinking the first... More 

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1 Thank Roseann M
Al Khobar
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I tried this cafe out a few days ago, has a different name....bistro......but it was delicious and so I went back again to have it again. For me if I find somewhere that serves good food and service I'll always go back. Coffee is delicious and everything else......give it a try.

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1 Thank Abdulkareem A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Avoid. We witnessed the staff empty bins and carry out task with no regard for basic hand hygiene. Avoid if you do not wish to br affected by food poisoning. Report lodged with Local Authority environmental hygiene department. Avoid. Staff do not wash their hands.

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1 Thank jamesmF3381ZS
Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Sunday morning, stopped for breakfast in this busy little village and at this busy little restaurant. Breakfast was OK but rather expensive for what it was - £5.45, if I recall correctly - and this excludes a drink. It was all a bit greasy, was said to contain black pudding that turned out to be haggis pudding and I asked... More 

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1 Thank PiscesPete
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

It is not an attractive looking place from the outside, that is for sure but we decided to venture for a pot of tea anyway. However, this place has a friendly service, decent beverages (especially decent coffee) and absolutely amazing cheesecake. If you fancy a bit of a drink and cake, please do not be put off by the grim... More 

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1 Thank SSB63
Amsterdam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Not an amazing cafe that is a must go but it is okay for what it is. If looking for a cafe to go to in Tarbert it is one that is there. Had tea and carrot cake. Both tasty.

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Thank Fiona B
Nuertingen, Germany
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96 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Visited there with our kids. They were happy with the nuggets, but the chips were only warm and the burgers just average. Service was friendly and quick, though.

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Thank HugoHackenbusch
Dumbarton, Scotland
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We always stop at Lite Bites for a couple of rolls and a cup of coffee on our way to Machrihanish Golf Course. Great fresh food and nice friendly service. If you are passing through Tarbert drop into Lite Bites.

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Thank stuartymucker
Evesham, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Having arrived early for the Islay Ferry, we drove for miles before we encountered Talbert. Having assessed where the locals were eating, we alighted on this little gem. If the deco was nothing special, the choice of meals and snacks was wide, the service was truly impressive, the food was good and the prices were tiny. We would come back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Cafe, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argyll House, School Road | PA29 6UJ, Tarbert, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Tarbert

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