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Love Loch Lomond Food and Drink Ideas

Looking for summer eating and drinking ideas in Loch Lomond, Trossachs and Clyde Sea Lochs? Get tasty ideas from our blog.

Find more details and suggestions on our Food and Drink page.

Cafes, Tearooms and Ice-Cream

Treat yourself to home-made ice-cream, coffee and cake at St. Mocha Café in Balmaha or its new sister cafe on the pier at Luss. The Luss venue is open from 9am to 5pm daily - check the Facebook page for details and opening times.

Did you know that the Maid of the Loch Paddle Steamer at Balloch has a great tearoom aboard, offering snacks and treats for all the family?

A great day out at the Scottish Maritime Museum's Denny Tank in Dumbarton must include a visit to the cafe (Mon-Sat, 10am -4pm).

In the great outdoors after a walk or a cycle, there's nothing better than coffee and cake  - refuel at Cafe Lochan in Inveruglas or Cafe at the Lodge Forest Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle.

Make a pit stop in your Loch Lomond touring or enjoy a family day out at The Scottish Wool Centre or Trossachs Woollen Mill.

Shop till you drop and relax in one of the many cafes, enjoy an ice-cream and more food options at Loch Lomond Shores.

Sample Scotland's Natural Larder  

A visit to Luss is not complete without trying out the new Seafood Bar where you can enjoy fresh Scottish seafood in pretty surroundings, with a neat outdoor space too. Locally sourced Scottish produce from creative chefs is on the menu at the Loch Lomond Arms Hotel, Luss, and don't forget the Luss General Store, which often has samples of local products to try. 

If you’re looking for lunch, dinner or drinks with fantastic lochside views then the Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel, Luss or sister hotel Inn on Loch Lomond are just the venues for you.

Weekends in and around Loch Lomond are ideal for family dining – how about Sunday lunch or afternoon tea at Knockderry Country House Hotel  or the Summer Menus at the Cameron Grill, or Boat House Restaurants at Cameron House Hotel?

A day out or stay in the pretty area of Balmaha might include climbing Conic Hill, visiting the iconic Tom Weir statue followed by a meal at The Oak Tree Inn, where you can sample locally brewed beers and local produce straight from the kitchen garden.

You can sit outside and enjoy a glass of wine and some Spanish tapas at La Barca Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant - plenty of space inside too - or dine on delicious locally sourced produce from breakfast to dinner at the Riverhill Courtyard Restaurant and Bar in Helensburgh.

Helensburgh's Cattle and Creel Seafood and Steak Bar has plenty of delicious offers for dining for all the family, and the family-friendly Dumbuck House Hotel in Dumbarton offers tapas on a Monday and a tasty steak night on Thursdays plus lots more local offers via its Facebook page.

Delicious Drams and Craft Beers

Discover plenty of delicious locally brewed beers from Loch Lomond Brewery, or take a whisky distillery tour and a taste in the tranquil countryside setting of Glengoyne Distillery. The pretty whitewashed building at Auchentoshan Distillery near Clydebank offers a great range of daily distillery tours and is very close to Glasgow.

Farmers Markets & Food Festivals

Visit the Farmer's Market at Loch Lomond Shores on the first and third Sunday of each month and the Helensburgh Farmer's Market on the second Saturday of each month. Find details on our What's On page.

Don't miss this year's Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September - a food and drink extravaganza for all the family.

Find the venues listed and more Loch Lomond eating and drinking ideas on our Food and Drink page.



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