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Waterside cafe

Main Street, Lochcarron, Scotland
+44 1520 722303
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“panini” (5 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Street, Lochcarron, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on our way over Bealach na Bà to Applecross. Small family run inn, we enjoyed a full Scottish and coffee. Service was good, food excellent.

Thank Annielu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Lochcarron for the week with my husband and visited this cafe a few times. Had the breakfast which was cooked to order and plenty of it, filled us up for the day and tasted very nice indeed. Another day we stopped and tried...More

Thank daphne06
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Friendly cafe with beautiful views over Lochcarron. Good selection of fresh salads and baguettes. Salmon baguette highly recommended.

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We stopped for a take away coffee, hot chocolate and pastry before heading over the Bealach No Ba road. They were quick, friendly and everything tasted great!

Thank bcball
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The Waterside Cafe had the best shortbread we were able to find throughout our travels through the Highlands and Glasgow. I only wish we would’ve purchased more than one biscuit! I can’t stop thinking about it! Worth the stop—even if just for the shortbread! The...More

Thank Katy O
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

If you are doing the Scotland's Roadtrip this is the place to stop! For breakfast, lunch or even if just for a coffee, this cosy place offers nice homemade food with a beautiful view for the lake. Super cheap and made with love, must try...More

Thank Joaombbsilva
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Have visited before, and so decided to try again this week, when we were up on holiday again. As good as first visit. Lovely charming hosts, very friendly staff. Food was absolutely lovely. And the desserts are so good. Recommend you try, and as others...More

Thank hides
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This café comes highly recommended, and no wonder. Situated across the road from the loch, it affords wonderful views. We visited twice - first to sample their wonderful fish and chips and a few days later to have a full Scottish breakfast to set us...More

Thank LucyDiamondScotland
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for a coffee but decided to have lunch as everything looked so tasty! They make fantastic pastry and all the other hot food was nice. Even if it was really crowded all staff was doing a great job to make you feel...More

Thank AnnikF
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Waterside is a welcome watering hole in one of Scotland's most picturesque locations. We visited twice, first for an excellent big breakfast and then, sitting outside to enjoy the view, for a hearty baguette and chips lunch. Keep doing what you;re doing, Waterside.

Thank dave e
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lochcarron, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Lochcarron
  • Phone Number: +44 1520 722303
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