The Tree Shop Café

Cafes & Tearooms

Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BL

    The Tree Shop Café is a popular spot with hot & cold food & drink available. Indoor & outdoor seating areas. Customer toilets and baby changing facilities. Situated at the head of Loch Fyne in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

    The Tree Shop Café is the perfect place to stop for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea/coffee and cake.

    Situated on the A83 at the head of Loch Fyne (8 miles before Inveraray) surrounded by beautiful landscape.

    The café has both indoor and outdoor seating areas, catering for both eat-in and take-away customers and is open all year round from 0900 to 1630 (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day).  Winter hours are 1000 to 1600 (November to February)

    We serve hot & cold food whether a breakfast roll, homemade soup & roll offers, home baking and great quality tea & coffee (all sourced locally).

    Free Wi-Fi access for all our customers.

    Newly installed customer toilets and baby changing facilities.

    Ample free parking for all.

    Coaches welcome.

    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Tuesday 10:00 16:00
    Wednesday 10:00 16:00
    Thursday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 10:00 16:00

    Winter opening hours are from 1000 - 1600 daily (November - February)
    Spring/Summer opening hours are from 0900 - 1630 (March - October)

    Best for

    • Afternoon Tea Delicious home baking provided by our fabulous local bakers available all day. Gluten free baking also available daily
    • Breakfast Full Breakfast and Breakfast Rolls available up to 1500. Using the finest ingredients from the local butcher. Teas & Coffees available all day
    • Kids & Families Suitable menu for young and old alike
    • Lunches Fresh Homemade Soups made daily alongside hot and cold filled rolls. Or for something a bit special try our Venison Burger (using the finest local venison) or our Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Roll (using the finest local smoked salmon)


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Highchair Available

    Dietary Options

    • Vegetarian Meals available


    • Disabled toilets
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Rural Location Stunning setting on the A83 at the head of Loch Fyne. Beautiful short (and longer walks) on site

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome We welcome coaches at any time of the year and ask you to report to The Tree Shop Duty Manager on arrival
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome

    Typical Prices

    • Breakfast Breakfast Rolls from £2.29.
    • Lunch Soup & Filled Roll from £4.49


    • Catering Available
    • Gluten Free Gluten Free items available
    • Outdoor dining area where smoking is not permitted
    • Takeaway food available Full Takeaway menu on offer

    Cuisine Types

    • British


    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop Gift Shop adjacent to café offering an eclectic mix of Gifts, Books & Cards, Children's Toys & Souvenirs
    • WiFi Free Wi-Fi for all our customers

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking

    Road Directions

    Travelling from Glasgow, take the A82 following Loch Lomond northwards.  At Tarbet join the A83 heading west.  Travel through Arrochar and up through the stunning Rest & Be Thankful.  Continue along the A83 around the head of Loch Fyne and you will find us on the right hand side of the road next door to the world renowned Loch Fyne Oysters.

    Travelling from Oban or the west.  Head for the town of Inveraray and then follow the A83 (in the direction of Glasgow).  We are 8 miles from Inveraray on the left hand side of the road (clearly sign posted) just before the head of Loch Fyne.   

    Public Transport Directions

    The nearest train station is Arrochar

    The bus stops on the A83 at the entrance to our site.  Check City Link & West Coast Motors timetables

    Transport within Scotland

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    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
    • Catering staff provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements


    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
      • with a ramp
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Food & Drink offer

    Fresh Homemade Soup & Filled Roll Meal Deal from only £4.49

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