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Dining out in and around Loch Lomond, Scotland offers a wide selection of restaurants, bars and bistros to suit all tastes. From country inns to luxury restaurants, rural pubs to busy bars, the shores of the Loch and surrounding countryside provides the idyllic setting for dining out. Now eat, drink and be merry and visit one of the many Loch Lomond restaurants.
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The Clachan Inn, situated on the square in the centre of Drymen is Scotland's oldest registered licensed premises (1734) and is reeked in history. With its welcoming atmosphere and log fire, the Clachan Inn is at the very heart of village life for both locals and visitors alike. Drymen is a popular first night stop on the West Highland Way and the Clachan Inn is the ideal place to meet fellow walkers and share tales of adventures over a malt whisky. Dogs are welcome in the famous Clachan Bar.
Why should you have to pay more for organic food? All food should be safe and good for you. This is the basic premise on which all the Mhor businesses are based. And why the Lewises focus more on locally sourced rather than organic produce?
The Scotch Oven in Callander is a bakery shop and tearoom and has been supplying bread to the area for over a hundred years. The Lewises bought the bakery in March 2007, with the aim of expanding the business, preserving what is best in quality Scottish baking and introducing a range of artisan breads.
The Lion and Unicorn Restaurant is tucked away in Thornhill just outside Stirling. Full of friendly locals it is one of the few Free Houses in Scotland. Steeped in history, the Lion and Unicorn has a huge 1635 open fireplace in the dining room. Known for its good beer and top notch food it is only half an hour from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs and well worth a visit. Advisable to book at weekends.
Ardlui Restaurant at the Ardlui Hotel, Loch Lomond
The restaurant at the Ardlui Hotel offers authentic country house cooking with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Our inhouse chefs prepare traditional Scottish country fayre and source as much of our ingredients as possible locally, with Loch Lomond salmon and Argyll venison typically on the menu.
The restaurant within the Tarbet Hotel is furnished in a warm and classy style. With some tables overlooking Loch Lomond enjoy high quality, flavourful meals made with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. The Tarbet hotel also offers live entertainment in the spacious entertainment lounge, and you will find your favourite drinks at the hotel’s well-stocked bar.
The restaurant at Inchmurrin caters for up to eighty people and is open every day except Tuesday. Coffee is served from 11 am, lunch from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm and dinner from 7.00 pm to 9.00pm. At weekends the bar is open from 11 am to 11 pm and food is served from 12.30 pm to 9.00 pm. Weekend times also apply on bank holidays.
Located in the centre of Callander, Mhor Fish is a restaurant or fish and chip takeaway. The restaurant serves the best of Scotland’s oysters, mussels, excellent fish suppers, chowders...and Gareth’s legendary beef burger for the meat lovers. Voted one of the 50 best cafes in the UK.
The Lagavulin Bistro is a family-run business where we serve freshly homemade great tasting food, from sweets and beverages to your old menu favourites. Open Monday to Saturday 0900-1730 (1715 for last food order).
AA 2 Rosette Award Winning Restaurant
Colquhoun’s Restaurant is located within the Lodge on Loch Lomond in the picturesque village of Luss. Using only the finest and freshest of local Scottish produce, our menu changes regularly and our head chef offers a mix of traditional and contemporary cooking.
The Merlin Restaurant is located within the Winnock Hotel, at the pretty village-green in Drymen, on the east side of Loch Lomond.
The Merlin offers a romantic setting for dinner by candlelight. With exposed stonework and original beams, the setting adds to the hotel's historic ambience. The style of cuisine in the Merlin Restaurant is a la carte, presenting the finest local produce, lovingly prepared for you to savour.
Opening times for dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 18:00 - 21:00
Friday & Saturday: 18:00 - 21:30