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The Watermill

Mill Street, Aberfeldy, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 26 Restaurants in Aberfeldy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: A wee gem of a place, cafe within the bookshop. Excellent coffees and wide range of specialist teas. Very tasty soups and sandwiches. Well worth a visit if only to browse the books and music.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

My partner and i visited the watermill on our last trip up the road! the staff were friendly, and the soup was just what we needed on the cold winters day! the sandwich's were good but nothing to write home about. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere in the cafe area, it truly is a lovely area and would definitely return..... More 

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Aberfeldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We keep coming back to The Watermill because we feel good there. We like the coffee, the cakes and sandwiches but most of all we are very pleased with the staff. Always cheery, positive and providing an excellent service.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This had until relatively recently been a working mill. It had fallen into disuse, restored and again become disused. It is now a lovely bookshop where workings of the old mill can be seen in situ or other workings up cycled to create a lovely atmosphere for browsing or drinking coffee. Although the bookshop is well stocked I found the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Watermill is tucked away off the main street and we almost missed it. A very tastefully converted watermill with bookshop and coffee shop. We found a great seat close to the cosy fire and settled down to an excellent cup of coffee and a pot of tea which came with additional hot water for a few extra cups. We... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

First impression of the downstairs cafe was stylishly cluttered, with odd bits of lifestyle and art decor giving it a busy feel. In reality, this converted watermill over three floors, with the cafe on the ground, a gallery on top and a surprisingly well stocked bookshop in the middle, cleverly uses its available space and mixes its modern and historic... More 

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North Wales
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149 reviews 149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Lovely coffee and homemade cakes served in this old mill and book shop / gallery. The team are all friendly and knowledgable so don't be afraid to ask. The location is lovely and the character of the building just adds to the overall ambience. Not a lot opens in Aberfeldy on a Sunday, so buy a book and a coffee... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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101 reviews 101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Excellent soup and sandwiches, served by a caring staff. What could be nicer! And all in one of the better bookshops I have ever been in.

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Girvan, Scotland, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

What a great place. A lovely cafe on the ground floor of an old mill with a totally unique bookshop & art gallery on the two floors above. The ground & first floors have level access from the Street. Limited car parking to the rear. Lots of fact & fiction to be found in the bookshop with hard to find... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visiting Aberfeldy, we really looked forward to another fantastic bowl of homemade soup and one of the lovely cakes that we have enjoyed several times before. Sadly the three waitresses were unwilling to serve us despite the fact that we were sitting at a table directly in front of them at the counter.One did come and clear plates from a... More 

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Culross, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited late this afternoon after a beautiful drive around in the sunshine. We found the watermill randomly and the cafe presented itself over the balcony from the bookshop above. We own a cafe too so were intrigued. You guys really tick all the boxes! The design, the environment you have created, lovely staff and above all... More 

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Address: Mill Street, Aberfeldy, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Aberfeldy
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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