Venachar Lochside Restaurant Loch View

Welcome Back to Venachar Lochside

Please Book Your Table Online


Opening hours:

Tuesday - Sunday

Coffee and Cake from 10am-12pm   

Lunch 12pm-4pm

Opening hours may be affected due to covid and staff shortages

Our outdoor decking will be open from 10am daily (weather dependent) 


If you have booked a table online, you can request to be moved to an outside table by calling us on the day of your booking, dependant on availability. Please note this is the best way to secure an outside table.


Non-online booking walk ins for our outside and inside areas will operate on a first come first serve basis dependant on availability.


If our online system won't allow you to book a certain date or time slot, then unfortunately we are fully booked or closed to the public for a private wedding hire.


Below is a list of answers to our frequently asked questions.


Are you dog friendly?

Our outdoor seating area is dog friendly, we do not allow other dogs inside the restaurant. 

Can we book a table outside?

Please note, we are not taking reservations for our outdoor spaces –

We advise always booking a table with us and then requesting an outside table on the morning of your booking by phoning.

Can we see a menu? 

Our winter menu is available here

Why can't I book a certain date/time online?

This is most likely because we are closed to the public due to a private wedding hire or we are fully booked on that date/time slot.

When are you open?

Our kitchen is open for lunch from 12-4pm.

How long is my booking for?

We allow for a 1 Hour and 45 Min time slot in-line with government guidance

How many guests can I book for?

We can seat tables of up to 8 guests (including children)

Can I purchase a gift voucher?

We are no longer selling gift vouchers.

Can I use an expired gift voucher?

We are honouring all vouchers including vouchers that expired due to covid closures up until Feb 25th 2022

For any other questions please email us


COVID-19 Customer Information

We ask you to be patient with us during this time of re-opening as we implement procedures to allow us to operate effectively. Customer and staff safety is crucial.

We have made changes to the restaurant, including new hygiene and cleaning procedures, a new seating layout, ensuring greater distances between tables, government track and trace systems plus revised service procedures designed to aid social distancing.