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Mountain Coffee company

Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
+44 1445 712316
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“plum tart” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“coffee shop” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Plum and cinnamon scones to die for.good coffee good atmosphere. Just what we needed on a cold sat morning. Got a good book for a pressie too.

Thank Spendapenny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a terribly overpriced place where for a small frothed milk its 1.95! You dont get a hello or smile, you made to feel totally unwelcome. I'm only glad that the owner's manner was so awful I only paid for a few drinks and...More

Thank sophieobrien2002
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Caveat, our visit was with a small party off season, but felt like we were a hinderance, we were certainly not made welcome. Very poor service. Very elcectic, needs a makeover... tardy and tired. On a positive note, food was tastey and good value.

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Stopped while out walking dog. Nice day sat outside in square. Lovely coffee and cake. Dog friendly too.

Thank angie1561
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Such a great wee place for a cosy cuppa no matter what you've been up to. The coffee and homemade baking is delicious and such a great atmosphere with stunning views. Lots of great vegan treats to take away as well. The staff really friendly...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 November 2017

On the Main Street in Gairloch this cozy little coffee shop is attached to a bookstore and has a glass sun porch in the back overlooking the water. Coffees and home made baked goods are both good.

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 16 October 2017

All I said was "good morning" and I was met by a rather sulky old woman who didn't even look at me when I spoke never mind engage with the English ritual of exchanging pleasantries - just bad manners or a cranky moment I thought...More

1  Thank Mollymaloney2
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The staff are quirky and friendly with a very eclectic setting, the coffee is decent and the scones really are good (would have been better if we'd been there earlier in the day).

Thank Eric_and_Clare
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived early afternoon & went for soup and a scone, the soup was fine but the savoury scone was a little on the doughie side for my liking also We found it quite expensive for what we had. Staff not overly friendly but efficient.

Thank Salorch1
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Coffee was good however I've never had a scone like it and for £3.50 each overpriced what u got! Only 1 toilet for male and female use. Which really needs to be up graded. Staff need to learn how to smile and welcoming!

Thank Afraser1977
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712316
Description
This cafe is recommended by Lonely Planet and could be fantastic. The view is good, The food looked good and some tasted good. I ma prompted ot review becase the service was very bad. The women in charge who I believe is the owner was one fo the grumpier people we met on a 5month tour of Europe. She was loudly critical of and to the young man working there, she was unwelcoming and ignored much of what we said to her. The coffee was ok but made with reluctance and an offhand attitude. We felt as if we were intruding in her space and a real nuisance -- at 11 am !!. We had driven out of the way to get to a place which we felt would be special place for a coffee. It was but in all the wrong ways. We are New Zealanders who do not normally complain but this place was worth complaining about.
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