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Home from home

The best pub in Helensburgh. Friendly staff and clientele. The manager is a gem and will do all he... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fay H
Auckland, New Zealand
Recent visit

Always regarded this wee place as a great place to go, however, sad to see that it has went down... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Margaret M
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Home from home”
20 Jun 2018
“Recent visit”
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74 West Princes Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8UG, Scotland
+44 1436 675900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best pub in Helensburgh. Friendly staff and clientele. The manager is a gem and will do all he can to make your visit a pleasant one. Nothing flash but a real ambience thta’s hard to beat. Tray to check out the live music nights.

1  Thank Fay H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Always regarded this wee place as a great place to go, however, sad to see that it has went down hill recently, the place needs a tidy up, seats are torn, looks a bit run down. In saying that friendly staff, and good entertainment.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice friendly pub within 5 minute walking distance from Helensburgh station. Comfortable seats and clean toilets. Watched countdown whilst inside the pub😌

1  Thank thatanalysis
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Superb hostlery serving fine ales with a friendly smile. Great ambiance and fantastic local live music.

1  Thank Bigbbill64
Reviewed 4 October 2016

What a great place with nothing but locals AND a selection of great spirits. The Magners is cheap and so are the pints. The place has a TV and a small stage for live music. Every time I'm in town we stop here just to...More

1  Thank DavilaDC
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Thought I'd give this local pub a try formerly a CAMRA pub of the year.Pint of Vital Spark £3.35 here normally about £2.09 in Henry Bell so sorry I'll be not coming in again. Plus football on telly with volume up not my cup of...More

1  Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We'll run pub/lounge ! Great prices and decent honest measures (35ml ) not like other surrounding drop in glass (25ml ) premises ! In spite of surrounding "competition " this bar holds it's own . Family owned and run it has a great mix of...More

1  Thank franktenerife
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Ashton has been a mainstay in Helensburgh for years and it does well against other pubs in the town that come and go. How so ?...it keeps trying to make itself different. Guest beers, fresh paintwork, windows you can now see in and out...More

3  Thank SuperOz
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Our time in Helensburgh ended too soon, but every night we were there ended at The Ashton. Four fine Cask Ales to choose from, good wine and two large screen TVs if you looking to catch up on the football or cricket matches. Without a...More

1  Thank Auxano
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Wonderful place to meet people and have a laugh, and to relax in a friendly atmosphere. I can't wait to return to this excellent and well kept bar.

1  Thank Teresa C
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