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“Wonderful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Coffee House

The Coffee House
1 Gaelic Lane, Aberdeen AB10 1JF, Scotland
+44 1224 478621
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Ranked #126 of 516 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price range: $6 - $9
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We are an independent lunchtime destination serving well priced freshly made soup and sandwiches from same day baked organic bread using local ingredients and quality ingredients where the filling is not local. Our soups are made on the premises same day as are all our cakes. Our coffee is roasted locally (one street away) and we don't use preservatives. We aim to provide quality and taste with a smile. Do come try us. We look forward to seeing you. The Coffee House Team.
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I really like this place as it's nice and spacious, has a good menu with lots of variety, great cakes, is licensed and the staff are very friendly. It can get very busy (and loud) especially on a Saturday!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Bad show”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Don't serve sandwiches til after 12 noon? Bad show Coffee House, NOT one of the changes for the better. Chose cheese scone instead. Tasted the raising agent but certainly not the cheese. Coffee not so strong either. I can see now why what used to be a really busy place is now a lot more quiet. Plenty more places to choose from nearby.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Calum230, Owner at The Coffee House, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Dear Customer,

Please accept my apologies for not replying to you earlier. Since your visit we have re-introduced serving sandwiches and soup from 11.30am. We have also improved our scones and coffee. Accordingly we would like you to try us again. Can I offer you free scones and coffee for two to encourage you back. My email is calumyoungsmith@gmail.com or text me on 07905160695.

I do hope to hear from you.

Best Regards.

Calum (co-owner)
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Cold coffee, full of froth and no milk!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

A nice cafe but the coffees needs some work! Ordered a latte and it was mostly froth. You needed to eat it with a spoon, not drink it!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Lovely Cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Visited this week with my wife for coffee and a scone. We have been here several times over the time our daughter has been at Aberdeen Uni and we have always had good food and excellent service. The venue itself is as others say 'Very Relaxing' highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stavanger, Norway
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Relaxing cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Nice little cafe with good breakfast and lunch style menu. Quick service, and clean, simple interior with lots of natural light makes this a perfect spot to read or work or chat.

Visited April 2013
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