Venachar Lochside Restaurant Loch View

Re-Opening Monday 6th July 2020

Welcome back to Venachar Lochside

With the COVID-19 situation in Scotland improving, we are delighted to re-open our picturesque outside dining area from Monday 6th July 2020.

Operating these areas safely for our customers and our staff is of upmost importance and will require us to develop a new way of doing things.


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 put together the following information for guidance and to reassure you we have a system in place for your safe return to our award-winning venue.


Customer Guidance

  • On arrival, you will be asked to complete a self-declaration health form at our entry gazebo and will then place your order.


If you can, please download the form from the link below, print off, complete and bring it along with you.


Download self-declaration form here

  • You will be allocated a table to sit at.

  • You will then receive your order once it has been prepared in a large paper bag with disposable plates and cutlery.

  • Toilets will be in use and accessed by entering the building from the decked area. These will be cleaned after each customer use. Exit from toilets via the front door and return to the outside dining area via a one way system.

  • Hand sanitiser will be available around the venue.

  • Please pay via contactless card payment.

  • Exit via the front door of the restaurant.


Social Distancing

  • Tables and chairs have been placed to ensure distancing regulations are adhered to.

  • The one-way system in operation will help maintain social distancing and minimise customer contact.

  • Staff will remind customers of the social distancing guidelines if required.


Keeping You Safe

  • Our staff follow strict health and safety procedures with regular hand washing and use of antibacterial gel.

  • Staff will be serving wearing face masks, disposable gloves and aprons and will have their temperature checked before each shift.

  • Hand sanitisers are placed around the venue.

  • Tables and shared surfaces will be sanitised every 30 and after each customer use.

  • The venue will be deep cleaned after each operating day.

To book a table within our outdoor spaces:

call: 01877 330 011 or email:

We would like to thank you for your patience while we navigate this new way of working and thank you for choosing to visit Venachar Lochside.

National Winner

Scottish Thistle Awards 2017/18


Best Informal Eating Experience

VisitScotland National Thistle Awards 2015/16


Taste our Best 2014/15/16

Visit Scotland

Venachar Lochside, Nr. Callander, Scotland FK17 8HP

Phone: 01877 330 011   |   email:

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