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Cabrelli's West End Cafe

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245 High Street, Linlithgow EH49 7EN, Scotland
01506842462
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
Ice Cream

Old style homemade ice cream like you used to get in 70,s very friendly staff good value for the money a trip down memory lane well worthy of a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Davie H
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West Lothian Scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Called here one Sunday evening for fish and chips around 8pm, no one in the shop as we arrived after looking what was on offer (not Much) we opted for fish and chips and sausage and chips…….Oh dear the fish looked grey not white as it should be and the sausage was not cooked enough the batter was limp both... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Old style homemade ice cream like you used to get in 70,s very friendly staff good value for the money a trip down memory lane well worthy of a visit

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Been here twice and both times the chips were greasy, limp and undercooked. Would be a zero if not for the ice cream. You know a chip shop is bad when they can't even fry a decent chip, pretty basic!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Caberelli's (or known as cabs locally) is a well know chip shop within linlithgow. Prices are very reasonable although the food is not always produced to the highest possible standard, the chips are extremely greasy and often undercooked. But the homemade ice cream is delicious.

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Scotland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have visited twice over the summer for ice-cream, lovely white, light and fresh ice-cream like we had when we were kids, lots of other ice-cream places in the town but this is the best.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Was staying in a local B & B and as we had all travelled straight from work, arrived and were really hungry. This chippie was right next door, so decision made, some ships would really hit the spot and keep us going until dinner later. We order 2 portions of chips- which cost under £2.50 in total

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Bit puzzled why Cabrelli's is listed as a West End Cafe? It's a standard scottish italian chippy and not a cafe. Oh and people are right about the opening hours and closed periods - incredibly frustrating in the height of summer when you want a nice ice cream by the loch! Anyways, i'm afraid to say that Cabrelli's has lost... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is not a restaurant, it is a chippie which does excellent home made ice cream, delicious cole slaw and totally average fish and chips. Other contributors have commented about their often inexplicable opening hours and frequent closed periods. This is because the (sometimes quarrelsome) proprietors are Italian and very fond of nipping back to the homeland from time to... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I use to go to the Golden Chip and eat here for a while but the food got really greasy and chips not cooked right so I went back to the Golden Chip and always eat there now

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Went to Cabrelli's for an ice cream for the first time in about 20 years! Lovely light and cooling taste, took me back to when I was a wee boy, and we had ice cream for a Sunday treat. Fab!!

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  • Address: 245 High Street, Linlithgow EH49 7EN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  Linlithgow
  • Phone Number: 01506842462

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