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5 Chalmers Steet, Dunfermline KY12 8AT, Scotland
+44 1383 724327
Website
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely find for lunch

We found this little cafe by chance and stopped for lunch. The food was excellent, generous portions, home made and well priced. The staff were very pleasant and friendly and we will go back next time we are in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
jetsetter057
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UK
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  • Families with children
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
UK
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We found this little cafe by chance and stopped for lunch. The food was excellent, generous portions, home made and well priced. The staff were very pleasant and friendly and we will go back next time we are in the area.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My friend and I visited this cafe for lunch on a shopping trip to the town after reading great reviews on Tripadvisor and we weren't disappointed. The staff were so friendly and courteous and the food was delicious. I had the soup, sandwich and drink deal for £6- fantastic value for a lunch! We'll definitely be back to sample the... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

nice wee place, right near the glen. ice creams good and some range of flavours for the size of the place but a wee bit on the pricey side so can get quite expensive if you have a half dozen kids with you. it is small so not a great deal of room for prams or buggys and outdoor seating... More 

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scotland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

On entering the cafe you are greeted warmly. Service is polite and helpful, and on each visit we have been asked if we would like to have a sample of the soup of the day, which is a lovely idea. I have recently had to change to a wheat free diet and eating out - especially at lunch times when... More 

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Dunfermline
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Always good. Well filled rolls, great scones, lovely soup. Excellent staff Soup tasters quite a nice touch

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

As a recently diagnosed coeliac I noticed this little place while looking for local options to try for a gluten free lunch. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and I was impressed by the range of gluten free options on the special menu. I had the soup, filled gluten free roll and coffee deal which was a great bargain... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you haven't been here go! It is not only beautiful inside but the food is absolutely fantastic! The service is always friendly and fast and the value for money is incredible. This place is wonderful and I would recommend it to anyone. Also the phone signal is pretty good, I'm writing this while contemplating which homemade ice cream to... More 

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Padanaram Forfar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

popped into cafe by the park and was greeted by very friendly staff who told us all about the cakes on display and the tablet! Browsing the menu we were both offered a sample of the soup of the day which was carrot and coriander, delicious! it was so good it toyed us to have the soup and sandwich deal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stopped in for a late lunch today and found both the food and the service very good. This wasn't our first visit and we have never been let down! Portion sizes are generous and food is very tasty. The owner/chef is always cheerful, friendly and seems genuinely happy in his work. We will definitely be back!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

me and my friend went here for lunch, we are regular customers and love to food and customer service there..... usually. we got welcomed warmly by the owner there, the gentleman is very nice usually but every time ive been there they do not serve Diet irn bru, which is what i usually drink i politely asked the gentleman after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Chalmers Steet, Dunfermline KY12 8AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Dunfermline
  • Phone Number: +44 1383 724327

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?