The Craigard is a multi award winning traditional Scottish restaurant run for almost 20 years by renowned baker and all round ‘Good Foodie’ Melanie Andrews. The extensive menu features Scottish and Continental breakfasts to delicious, hearty lunchtime dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. Sample famous homebaking including real butter tablet, shortbread and beautiful handmade chocolates. Open Monday-Saturday. Discover real home cooking and a warm welcome. 51 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, G84 8TG. Tel: 01436 677787. www.craigard-tearoom.co.uk . Check out the Scottish Homebaking Awards website for bakeries, cafes, restaurants and hotels that at fly the flag for good food and traditional, nutritious home cooking. www.scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk
MacGillivray’s Scottish Gifts and Coffee Shop. The perfect opportunity to stop for a coffee and browse a superb selection of gifts and souvenirs from designers, craftmakers and confectioners. Enjoy quality home-baking, soups, snacks and salads, all freshly prepared on the premisese. Scones and fresh pancakes are an absolute must! Enjoy! 89 West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, G84 8BB. Tel: 01436 675161. Shop online at www.macgillivrays.co.uk
Knockderry Country House Hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the stunning Rosneath Peninsula on the edge of Loch Long. Receive the warmest of welcomes, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Enjoy a light lunch, an early evening drink or sumptuous dinner in this beautifully furnished country house hotel. Scottish seasonal produce sourced from the best local suppliers. Come for a day or a relaxing weekend break. Shore Road, Cove. Tel: 01436 842283 for directions (just 20 minutes from Loch Lomond). www.knockderryhouse.co.uk
The Lighthouse Pub is a trendy village pub set in Kilcreggan and is the Southerly most pub in the Highlands! Located on the Rosneath Peninsula, just 20 minutes from Loch Lomond. Live entertainment every weekend, quiz night every second Thursday, Sky Sports for all the big games. Great ‘pub grub’ and a fine selection of malt whiskies. Wi-Fi available. We provide a warm welcome, with friendly staff and a great atmosphere. Enjoy the best, freshly ground coffee around! Princes Terrace, Kilcreggan, Near Helensburgh, G84 0JJ. We’re on Facebook!