About The Balloch House

The Balloch House in Loch Lomond is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.

A little pub history

The Balloch House was built in the early 18th Century, when it was the place where ferries ran from across the River Leven. It became a hotel in the early 19th century since when The Balloch has had a number of famous visitors including; Hans Christian Anderson in 1847 and the Empress Eugenie, wife of Louis-Napolean Bonaparte's nephew in 1860.

Charming local accommodation

Our 11 bedroom Innkeeper's Lodge continues The Balloch House's tradition of welcoming travellers. It's our local charm that attracts local office staff and visitors, as well as diners and drinkers from Alexandria and nearby Erskine, Dumbarton and Helensburgh. We also welcome business and leisure travellers to enjoy some of the best bedrooms and accommodation on Loch Lomond.

Make a day of it

With tremendous views of Loch Lomond, Balloch House has hosted royalty and celebrities, and dates to the 1700s when it was used to run ferries across the River Leven. Balloch comes from the Gaelic 'bealach' meaning mountain pass.

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Our opening times

Our standard opening times are below but we may open earlier on certain days depending on local demand so please do call us to check if you would like to visit us before midday.

Monday to Saturday 12pm to 11pm.
Sundays 12.30pm to 10.30pm.