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Holy Loch Coffee Shop

Holy Loch Marina Rankin's Brae | Sandbank, Dunoon PA23 8FE, Scotland
+44 1369 707054
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
6 days ago
“A hidden pleasure”
3 weeks ago
“Great coffees and brilliant soups”
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Holy Loch Marina Rankin's Brae | Sandbank, Dunoon PA23 8FE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Not obvious to us non yacht folks but well worth popping into the marina area near Sandbank for a visit. Good coffee and great venison burgers from Lachie and family. Interesting local art for sale too

Thank McCrustie2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unwelcoming No one came near us or smiled. Staff were not busy as cafe was quiet. After 15 minutes we left and went to Walkers where we were made welcome with smiles etcMore

Thank brackenblair
Rosinrose, Manager at Holy Loch Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I would just like to comment that I have checked with staff who worked on the day and they are unaware of anyone sitting at a table for 15 minutes then walking out? There are also signs up asking customers...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

regulalrly call in whilst working on my boat in the marina. Staff are helpful and cheery, gre4at coffee and the home-made soups are great.

Thank DionysusofCowal
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

First visit, staff were helpful and friendly. We had a cup of coffee and a small pot of tea. Both were delicious and the tea was served in a very nice cup/pot.

Thank Susanna M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Food is terribly priced. very expensive, especially for the quality of the food. cheap bread and processed chicken. 2 men serving the whole shop while i was in and the service was very slow. i only got a sandwich and soup to take away. really...More

Thank LMGls
HolyLochCoffeeShop, Owner at Holy Loch Coffee Shop, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't appreciate the quality of our food, and that you found the service to be slow. I have spoken with the staff and they have assured me that the day you came in , it was particularly busy. There were...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing value for money. Full Scottish breakfast was beautiful. Came with coffee and toast. It's so good I ended up having two in one week...

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Open daily 10-3. Lovely friendly staff, good value and a fantastic breakfast. Full Scottish certainly did the job. Excellent all round.

Thank DerbyDave
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We always like calling in here as everything is made fresh to order and there is homemade soup on offer. It may be a tad more expensive for the full Scottish breakfast but you do get plenty of toast,butter and preserves with it. Personally I...More

Thank Tourerbycar
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Went in for our lunch recently. Café was warm and inviting. Free wi-fi, and toilets clean. Menu was extensive enough for us. We had an all day breakfast, and a baked potato, with tea and coffee. Both were tasty, and served reasonably quick, although it...More

1  Thank Cowal64
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Called in for breakfast with three sailing friends. Food was ok but the price charged £6.90 per head was £1.00 more than it said in the window. AND then tea was extra. A pot for four people came in at another £7.20 ! The price...More

Thank Sc19457
HolyLochCoffeeShop, Owner at Holy Loch Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I would just like to confirm that tea and coffee is included with a breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holy Loch Marina Rankin's Brae | Sandbank, Dunoon PA23 8FE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 707054
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Description
Delicious soup, freshly baked scones and tasty coffee , Dunoon has other attractions too ! The really best thing about Cowal, which is a secret little part of Argyll, is the combination of hills, sea lochs and the ever-changing weather. Stunning scenery, wildlife in abundance, undiscovered, hassle free and plenty of space to roam both on land and sea. Leave your mobile at home when you visit Dunoon !There are many excellent forest walks, great sailing, quad biking, cycling, fishing and even the simple things like skimming stones on the ice age shores make Dunoon and Cowal a great place to be. Pop along to Tighnabruaich for a boat trip on a proper fishing boat through the wonderful Kyles of Bute or take a longer trip on a paddle steamer around the Firth of Clyde. After so much scenery a trip to the Holy Loch Coffee Shop is essential!!.Cyclists on epic rides from Lands End to John O Groats often stop off at the Holy Loch Coffee Shop for food and sailing crews can usually be heard across the tables of the coffee shop debating that last race around the Clyde or voyage down the Firth.Nearby Quadmania and The Hunters Quay Holiday Village offer activities for the family and Dunoon boasts an informative wee museum perched on the hill behind the pier. Ardkinglas Gardens and Benmore Gardens have some of the biggest trees in Britain and are well worth a look.After you’ve stretched your legs come and have a sit down at the Holy Loch Coffee Shop.