There are lots of lovely places to eat and drink in and around The Great Trossachs Forest.

Whether you’ve been out walking or cycling and need a refreshing break, or you’re planning a drive and want a scenic place to stop, try one of the many cafes, tearooms, pubs and restaurants around Loch Katrine, Loch Venachar and Callander.

Enjoy some home-made food and stunning views at one of the local cafes. These include: 

  • Brenachoile Cafe at Loch Katrine
  • Venachar Lochside
  • The Byre Inn
  • The Brig o' Turk Tea Room
  • The Pier Cafe at Stronachlachar
  • Inversnaid Bunk House
  • The Lade Inn

If you're looking for a pub lunch, evening meal or just a relaxing drink in a cosy bar, there are lots to choose from. For more places to eat and drink around Callander see the InCallander website or for more information on the wider area: 



The Lodge Visitor Centre is a mile beyond Aberfoyle on the A821. Set high up with spectacular views over the forest, the Centre  caters for all tastes and ages - with a cafe, wildlife exhibitions, play areas and a Go Ape! high wire adventure course.

For information about the huge range of accommodation on offer in the area, please visit the accommodation section on the In Callanderwebsite, the VisitScotland website or