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Address: 13-15 Maygate, Dunfermline KY12 7NE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01383 733 266
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Nice coffee bar for refreshments

This is an interesting house and it has a lovely coffee bar and cafe. You can eat in the gardens with a view of Dunfermline Abbey. It is also useful for a toilet visit after a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Montgomery, Wales, United Kingdom
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Montgomery, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is an interesting house and it has a lovely coffee bar and cafe. You can eat in the gardens with a view of Dunfermline Abbey. It is also useful for a toilet visit after a trip to the palace which has no facilities.

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Bournemouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Shame it's just closed. A historic house close to Abbey. Used to sell good food and offer an interesting overview of key historical aspects of this great town. Hopefully the house will reopen soon.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We were in the Town today and tried to visit and found the "Closed Now" notice on the door. We looked at the official website, see link below, and unless we missed it, there is no indication that the building had closed. Please amend the site for others. We should have looked at the TripAdvisor reviews in advance, then it... More 

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SCOTLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Apparently the House is in danger of being closed so if you intend to visit do so soon. A large interesting house backing onto the Abbey grounds. A lovely little garden courtyard out the back where you can enjoy a good cup of freshly brewed coffee and snacks. Very interesting video presentation giving a good history of the abbey and... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It is rather sad that a closure notice has appeared in the local press the cafe is a very popular meeting place for locals and tourists alike .The house itself is an important draw for tourists and I can only hope that when it reverts back to the Council and the Carnegie Trust it will be up and running again... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Smashing wee gem of a place,with lovely cafe and gardens,but apparently Council is closing in the next few weeks,with uncertainty over fate of this beautiful building. Visit now before its too late.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Abbot House is about to close so sneak in a visit and learn more about the place of Dunfermline in Scotlsnd's history - or buy some of the ale from the gift shop. This is free entry and has s cafe and garden but also gives fantastic views of Dunfermline Abbey.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

On the site of a brew house still brewing excellent beer today. On our visit a live band was playing in the garden area trying to get funds for the Abbots House to pay off debts and pay staff. Well worth a visit and take home some bottles of beer

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Delicious plate of soup with oatcakes or bread followed by freshly baked carrot cake and coffee. Excellent service, very good price and fantastic venue

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The centre doesn't look too big from the outside, but inside it's huge. The cafe on the ground floor served delicious coffee and cake. The heritage centre is free, and has volunteer guides to show you around, should you wish. We were lucky enough to be guided by David, a retired engineer, who had an encyclopaedic knowledge of the history... More 

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