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The Watermill

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Seafood, Coffee Shop
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Mill Street, Aberfeldy, Scotland
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch
Description: A wee gem of a place, cafe within the bookshop. Excellent coffees and wide...
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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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Coffee and Books

This bookshop (see separate review} is first class, and the coffee shop is just perfect for a lunchtime snack or a stolen moment for a piece of cake.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Raymond B
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This bookshop (see separate review} is first class, and the coffee shop is just perfect for a lunchtime snack or a stolen moment for a piece of cake.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great coffee, scrumptious cake, beautiful books , peace and time to browse in a lovely atomoshere..Thank you ooh and the shop down stairs -Homer is lovely too

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped off for some lunch while visiting Aberfeldy with my sister. Our meal was lovely and the staff were very friendly. It was a lovely day and we sat outside in the lovely little seating area.

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Marlow, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was a very interesting place to visit, especially if you enjoy books. Not too many independent book shops around and it was a pleasure to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop can be found down a little lane off the Main Street. As the name suggests it's a book shop in an old Mill ! However has a lovely coffee room downstairs with home baking and an outdoor area

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

On a day trip to the Birks of Aberfeldy, we were wandering around town looking for somewhere to have lunch prior to heading out. The signs for the Watermill Cafe/Bookshop/Gallery intrigued us, so we want to have a look. The entire first floor of the Watermill is a bookshop. Quite light with a variety of books from walking and local... More 

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island pecker
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Stopped off here for lunch on a wet Bank Holiday Sunday as it was busy - good sign - and there was a nice wee stove fire burning which we thought would be the perfect tonic for such a miserable day. The food was nice but rather over priced and the selection of cakes was a little disappointing, but what... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We tend to go to the Watermill for coffee and cake when we are in Aberfeldy as it is normally very good. This time we were less than impressed. A glance around the cafe and you think this is a rustic looking cosy place but look a little closer and you will find that is it is pretty dirty. We... More 

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York
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a great find. It's in an old watermill attached to an award winning book shop. We had the meat and cheese platter which was delicious and good value. Our daughter had a sandwich which was delicious too - not your boring predictable fillings! Coffee comes in lovely big mugs. The decor is simple and quite vintage in feel.... More 

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Perthshire, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A friend who is mainly a tea drinker, but who loves coffee said this was one of the best she'd had in a long time. tea was enjoyed by one, and 2 of us would recommend the tasty Bumbleberry juice. The vegan friendly cake was so rubbery it would bounce, but the cost was deducted from the bill without argument.... More 

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

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop

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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