Food & Drink in Dunoon

Dunoon and Sandbank boast a wonderful range of restaurants, cafes and pubs, serving the finest local ales, international beers and fine wines, with something to suit all tastes.

Eating Out

Cafes and Restaurants
A key ingredient to the perfect break is finding that great place to eat, and as Dunoon and Sandbank pride themselves on its friendly hospitality, you’ll be made to feel very welcome wherever you decide to eat. The town has a wide range of dining choices from cosy cafés, to modern coffee shops, to restaurants for lunch or dinner.
There’s something for everyone in Dunoon and Sandbank when it comes to eating out. You can choose from cuisines from around the world, or sample the finest ingredients from the great Scottish larder including venison, lamb and sensational fresh seafood.
Whether you want a casual snack or somewhere to celebrate a special occasion – it’s foodie heaven! Just make sure you bring a hearty appetite.

Pubs and Bars
There are plenty of great pubs and bars in Dunoon and Sandbank bursting with atmosphere and character, and you’re sure to find one with the style and ambience to suit you. With friendly staff and a wide range of beers, wines and spirits, you’ll find everything you want for a pre-dinner drink, or a catch up with friends.
And you can leave the car keys behind as there are plenty of taxis in Dunoon and Sandbank to take you back to your hotel or B&B.

Anselmos & La Balena - Take Away or Sit In

Why not visit and enjoy traditional Fish & Chips by the seaside, you can take away or why not enjoy sitting in at La Balena Restaurant which is right next door.

36 Hillfoot Street, Dunoon, PA23 7DT

01369 703849

Bangladesh Tandoori - Sit In or Take Away


Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Hala, Gluten Free Options also Available

8-12 John Street, Dunoon, PA23 8BN

01369 706000


Bites - Take Away

Pop in for a Bite on the go. Sandwiches, rolls, bagels, paninis, baguettes, soup, Italian Aroma Coffee and much more.

57 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7HG

07581 333856

Blacks Of Dunoon Bakers

Bakers of distinction and Award winning Bakery with Coffee shop serving a delicious range of hot and cold snacks.

144-148 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7NA

01369 702311


Marine Parade, Dunoon, Kirn PA23 8HE

01369 702272

Camerons Dairy - Take Away

Freshly made to order sandwiches, rolls, salads, toasties an paninis.  Homemade soup daily.  American Imports, Groceries and Auld’s baking & pastries.

101 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7DH

01369 704271

Coast Coffee - Take Away


Opened 23rd August 2012, offering a great variety of coffees, teas, sandwiches, rolls, panini’s, homemade soup, cakes, ice cream and so much more!  Vegan Menu Available

Pier, Esplanade, Dunoon, PA23 7HJ

07734 695943

Coast Coffee Hunter's Quay - Take Away

Recently refurbished this little gem has everything you need for on the go, vegan menu is available.

Marina Parade, Hunters Quay, Dunoon, PA23 8HJ

07951 742289

La Cantina Italian Restaurant

Situated on the basement level below The 51st State, La Cantina has a warm, cosy, taverna style atmosphere and offers a fantastic selection of Italian favourites from homemade pizzas to sizzling steaks and of course classic pasta dishes and not to mention a terrific speciality selection and kids menu.  Ice cold Italian beers and a wide ranging wine list. Open from 5.30pm daily. Families welcome.

01369 703595/705550  

Fintastic - Take Away

Fish & Chip Shop

43 Argyll St, Dunoon PA23 7HG

01369 702249

Golden Summit - Sit In or Take Away

Fully Licensed Chinese Restaurant right in the heart of Dunoon

90 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7NE

01369 704717

Hong Kong - Take Away

Traditional Chinese Take Away

37 Queen Street, Dunoon, PA23 8AU

01369 705142

Hunters Bar & Grill

This beautifully crafted bar and grill is conveniently located within the main complex and is the ideal place to grab a bite to eat or relax. The cosy interior is complete with an open fireplace and soft furnishings, plus large flat screen televisions with Sky. For those warmer days the large patio area is ideal for al fresco dining and enjoying a social drink – complete with views of the Argyll Hills

Hunters Quay Holiday Village, Hunters Quay, Dunoon, PA23 8HP

01369 707772

Ingrams Bar

Great family run business, where you will get fantastic Pub Grub & extremely friendly service.


21 – 23 Ferry Brae, Dunoon

01369 704141

Java Walk - Take Away or Sit In

Java Walk is pleased to offer freshly ground coffee, espressos, sandwiches, bagels, ground coffee, paninis, cakes and sandwiches.

6 Marine Parade, Kirn, Dunoon, PA23 8HE


Livingstones Restaurant - Sit In or Take Away

World Class Restaurant Offering Flavours or Italy & the Mediterranean…. Why not Explore It?

58 John Street, Dunoon, PA23 7BJ

01369 703991

Lorenzos - Take Away

Traditional Fish & Chip Shop

32 Church Street, Dunoon, PA23 8BG

01369 703183

Perk Up Coffee Shop - Sit in or Take Away

We serve delicious food and coffee to the general public with a homely setting and warm service.

31 Ferry Brae, Dunoon, PA23 7DJ

01369 701516

Queen Street Chip Shop

Family run local business serving quality fresh food either from the shop or delivered to your door.  We cater for vegetarians and children too, so pop along.

71 Queen Street, Dunoon, PA23 8AX

01369 705226




Rio Restuarant - Sit In or Take Away

Rio restaurant  is actually located within the Argyll Hotel. Locals and hotel guests alike appreciate the stylish Italian décor, beautifully prepared tables and light airy atmosphere.

The Rio menu is designed with a Sicilian accent ranging from pizza and pasta dishes to grilled entrees with delightful sauces.

Argyll Hotel, Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7NE

01369 703000

River Jade - Take Away

Traditional Chinese Take Away

161 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7DD

01369 704227

Rock Cafe - Sit In or Take Away

Everything from Coffee, to Hot Dogs, great location with great views, with the choice of sitting in or taking away.

1A, Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7HN

01369 702508

Rose Of India - Sit In or Take Away

Indian Restaurant based in the centre of Dunoon

72 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7NE

01369 707736

Seasons Coffee Shop

We are a destination coffee house directly on the sea front of the Argyllshire town of Dunoon. Enjoy our excellent range of Fairtrade coffees and teas as you take in the ever changing panorama of the Firth of Clyde. For coffee connoisseurs, we serve espresso, caffe latte, cappuccino tailormade to your taste. Not forgetting tea lovers, our wide range of Suki Tea is an experience to be savoured. Scones are freshly baked each day and we serve a selection of cakes and traybakes. Our carrot cake is a local favourite.

Alexander Parade, Dunoon, PA23 8AW

01369 706665


Sinbads is right in the centre of Dunoon & perfect for the inner pirate in you.

Takes bookings
Walk-ins welcome
Good for groups or parties
Good for children
Outdoor seating

115 Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll

01369 705007

Sizzlers - Take Away

Get your relaxing evening off to a good start and place an order with Sizzlers, Located on Marine Parade, Dunoon. Offering a variety of dishes including, but not limited to, Pizzas, Pasta Dishes, Burgers, Fajitas, Tandoori Dishes and Popular Curries

53 Marine Parade, Dunoon, PA23 8HF

01369 703878

The 51st State

Open 7 days, serving food all day from 12noon and 12.30pm on Sundays , The 51st State Bar and Grill offers a fantastic selection of American/Italian cuisine with a good measure of Tex Mex.  Offering fabulous homemade burgers and pizzas to fajitas and sizzling steaks with lots in between including wraps, panini’s and a terrific kids menu.  Ice cold beers, thick shakes and wide ranging wine list.  Families welcome.

01369 703595/705550



The Holy Loch Coffee Shop

We are a coffee shop with a wee gift shop set within a marina and open to the public
7 days a week 10am -3pm. Subject to seasonal changes. (Please check our facebook for most up to date opening times)

Holy Loch Marina, Rankins Brae, Sandbank, PA23 8FE

01369 707054

The Holy Loch Inn

The Holy Loch Inn is a Local pub at the Heart of the community, family run and welcoming. We try and serve local food in a homely setting. All Welcome

Spring Place, Sandbank, By Dunoon, PA23 8PJ

01369 706903

The Puffer Bar

The Puffer Bar Offers a wide range of Bar Food during a Saturday & Sunday, however the Bar is open 7 Days a week.

47 – 49 Queen Street, Dunoon, PA23 8AU

01369 707636


The Tudor

Everything you need to feed your family whilst visiting Dunoon, the menu is extensive with a great kids menu too

125 – 133 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7DD

01369 706677

The Yachtsman

The Yachtsman is a recently refurbished Café/Restaurant situated on the West Bay Promenade in Dunoon, it has the most stunning views down the River Clyde.

72 Victoria Parade, Dunoon, PA23 7HU

01369 706365



Three in One - Take Away

Three in One is situated on Argyll Street in Dunoon and delivers Indian and fast food directly to your door – offers you a variety of dishes from Pizzas to Biryani Dishes. This takeaway serves all.

45 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7HG

01369 707744

Walkers Coffee Shop

Situated within Walkers Garden Centre, once you have shopped you will be thankful for a cup of Coffee and a delicious bite to eat.

361 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7RN

01369 704003

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