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Cafe by the Park

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5 Chalmers Steet, Dunfermline KY12 8AT, Scotland
+44 1383 724327
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    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 family cafe

Had a pleasant afternoon tea and then had a lovely time at my grand daughter's birthday party later on in the year.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann R
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a pleasant afternoon tea and then had a lovely time at my grand daughter's birthday party later on in the year.

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Thank Ann R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Came here with my little girl for lunch and really enjoyed it . Nice little selection on the menu for kids and adults and reasonably priced . Lovely homemade cakes and ice cream cones for dessert . Great coffee and cheery staff

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Thank Michelle M
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

We live nearby and pass the cafe all the time and eventually went in for lunch. Wont be doing that again. Way over the top service that was actually really annoying. The food wasnt great and iv honestly had better and cheaper in wetherspoons and i hate wetherspoons. How hard is it to make a toastie. When the bill came... More 

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Thank DavidBN31
Montrose, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Great, friendly staff in a lovely wee cafe. The afternoon tea is fantastic both in terms of what you get and the price!! All the cakes are delicious as are the soups but the best thing is you genuinely get service with a smile!! Highly recommend everyone to come here

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Thank KatyP62
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We tried out this cafe after seeing advert and was glad we did right at main park gates with car park over other side of street,we had lunch it was busy but not overcrowded staff and owner friendly we had chat with him he bubbly chap about his place, usual foods and special breakfast of nine items for usual breakfast... More 

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Thank brave3
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Reasonably priced menu with good choice. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Ice cream was really good too. Would recommend to friends and family.

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Thank timassk
Scotland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Lovely coffee shop right at the gates of the park. Fresh food, delicious home bakes and soup. very reasonable too.

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1 Thank Allensk11
Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The breakfast was fantastic the best I had in a cafe in Dunfermline. I will definitely be back for more

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1 Thank James M
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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845 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had already lunched by the time we reached the Park entrance, but after a stroll on a sunny day, we returned to sit at one of the outdoor tables close to the ornamental Park entrance. We may only have ordered tea, but the keen and enthusiastic guys running this cafe could not have made us more welcome and made... More 

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1 Thank bsandrs
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

A large group of us descended on the cafe, and we had assumed it was your typical coffee and cake place - how wrong we were! Delicious sandwiches, divine Victoria sponge and beautifully presented salad made this the highlight of our day.

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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 4 - 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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