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Abbot House Heritage Centre

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Address: 13-15 Maygate, Dunfermline KY12 7NE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01383 733 266
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Had a great lunch with beautiful views of dunfermline abbey You can sit inside or out Pop in great place for a wee bit of history as well

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Fife, United Kingdom
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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Had a great lunch with beautiful views of dunfermline abbey You can sit inside or out Pop in great place for a wee bit of history as well

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Free to enter and to poke about, the house is full of entrancing nooks and crannies and a spooky tale to make your spine tingle and your eyes watchful.

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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lovely accent house,tearoom /restaurant is very good,in the summer the have lots of events with tables outside.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A great historic house in the centre of town. Plenty of information, great volunteers, good cafe and a brewery!

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dunfermline
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13 reviews 13 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went to Abbot House for a quick lunch with a friend. I ordered their Belter roll with sausage.fried egg and black pudding for £4.50 -was excellent.Quality products used and menu looked good (not limiting !) . Always liked their paradise cake tray bakes ,so will be back to try them again soon -hopefully still exist. Great spot for a lunch.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were staying a few miles outside Dunfermline so on a wet day we decided to head in to dunfirmline and explore some of the dog friendly places. Having wandered around the park and abbey area we went for lunch at Abbot House. The menu was very limited but I chose one of the daily specials, fish and chips, along... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Pleasantly surprised with the building, very quaint and made you feel you had stepped back in time. The upper floors were full of information and the artwork giving history of Dunfermline was excellent. The coffee shop on ground floor was excellent and as the weather was superb the gardens were just so relaxing and overlooked the abbey.

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devmchugh, Manager at Abbot House Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Abbot House! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit, and so appreciative of your positive feedback. We hope that you will visit us again very soon. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The person who advises that Abbot House is totally disabled friendly on the ground floor has obviously not pushed a chair through their very pitted car park or had to take a run at negotiating the transition strip over the doorway but the real back breaker was making our way to the loo up a steep slope to the outhouse.... More 

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devmchugh, Manager at Abbot House Heritage Centre, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not have an enjoyable visit to Abbot House. While we try to make as much of our premises as accessible as possible, as we are based in a medieval building, we are not always able to offer the modern ideal. We appreciate your feedback, however, and will use it to help to continue to offer... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Our Grandchildren were fascinated by the stories given by the excellent guide and the adults thoroughly enjoyed the visit too. Well worth a visit.

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devmchugh, Manager at Abbot House Heritage Centre, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit-- thank you for coming to see us, and exploring the history of the House! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
62 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The history of this building is well laid out for visitors with highly descriptive panels give yourself at least Half an hour to explore the museum upstairs, there is also a gift shop and tea room on the ground floor with beautiful views of the Abbey and Graveyard , on good days spend time in the sun with fresh sandwiches... More 

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devmchugh, Manager at Abbot House Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your enthusiastic review, and for visiting us at Abbot House! Our cakes and scones are made daily by our wonderful chef, who works hard to make sure that they are made from the best local ingredients and taste amazing, too! We hope you'll visit us again soon: our new exhibition, Voices from the Past, opens on Friday, 25... More 

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