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The Cruin restaurant loch lomond

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Loch Lomond Lodges, Arden, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Alexandria G83 8RB, Scotland
+44 1389 850588
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow!! We loved this warm, welcoming place. Family drive and came across this wonderful place. We arrived to pleasant welcome very attentive staff both waiters were awesome. Food was delicious, tasty and excellent value for money. Views are stunning well worth a visit 👍

Thank amandacraig5
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our wedding here on the 28th of august 2016 and I cannot speak highly enough of the cruin and the staff. We booked our wedding 3 years previous to give us time to pay it up, despite the long gap between deposit and wedding date the cruin kept in constant touch with us letting us know when we... More 

Thank Eilidh F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wedding reception was held here on 4th November 2016. I cannot recommend The Cruin high enough. The food was amazing and was complimented by everyone and every plate was clear! The staff were brilliant and ensured that the day went smoothly and they all have spectacular decorating skills. The place looked fantastic and was even more beautiful than I... More 

Thank lwatt312
Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were married at The Cruin on 5th November 2016 and it was an amazing day from start to finish. The staff at the Cruin go above and beyond to make sure the day goes smoothly, and the wedding planning process is made so much less stressful by the brilliant wedding coordinators who definitely kept me calm.... More 

Thank Jennifer M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for a family Christmas lunch.the menu and the food was outstanding loved loved loved the venison salami, very original. All this for just £20 best value on the loch by a mile

Thank George G
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When arriving for a Christmas type lunch; the first thing that I noticed was that only a couple of tables had tablecloths,the one which we were seated did not have one and the table was old and badly marked. We ate from the Christmas menu, the food was well cooked but lacked green vegetables. We had to wait a little... More 

Thank Sela-48
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I got married here on the 6th august and we couldnt fault anything with the venue or the staff! Along with amazing scenery! Our cake company didnt show up and the staff managed to find us a cake for guests and a big cake for our pictures in less than an hour. The extremeley friendly and professional... More 

Thank stephen h
London, United Kingdom
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617 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 995 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Good location, we stayed in a lodge which was comfortable, short walk to the loch. lots of places to travel. Service was fine. Good to explore the vicinity.

1 Thank Sea98
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I got married here on the 26th November 2016 and I cannot thank the staff at The Cruin highly enough for their help from the offset almost 5 months ago. From the booking and planning - Wilma was a great help, it was plane sailing from the get go and nothing was too much. On the day, where do I... More 

Thank Lindsay B
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My Son had his wedding here on the 12th November 2016 and it was great, The food and the hospitality was second to none. With great views of Loch Lomond and its own jetty and beach the photographer was in heaven. All the staff were great and very helpful the Cruin has made a fine reputation for itself down to... More 

Thank gordonlockhart45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 32
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Lomond Lodges, Arden, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Alexandria G83 8RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Alexandria  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 850588
The Cruin is situated along Loch Lomond about 5 minuted drive north of Balloch

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