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Pende Cafe

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Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups
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19 Market Place, Arbroath DD11 1HR, Scotland
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food. Lovely service. Couldn't complain. Soup was good and the hot chocolate and cakes were fab! The interior does need a little tlc but everything is lovely

Thank Angela29016sd
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been in for lunch and as always it was fab. Lasagne is my favourite but everything lovely. Staff are all really lovely and helpful.

Thank traceyfother
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pende isn't a posh cafe but the food is second to none. It has good home cooked food. They do delicious all day breakfasts, lovely tasty homemade soups, and sumptious meals and sweets You'll find them down a little lane off the High Street in Arbroath. Blink and you would miss it !!!

Thank sheenalynch8
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best value in town. Excellent food / my favourite is their fish and chips/ also caters for the older generation / highly reccommend

Thank Moscotland2014
Arbroath, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

When we were sat at the table it was dirty and was not cleaned through our whole visit. No condiments on table and our lunch arrived and the lettuce was brown, and the cutlery was on our table after our meal was served. I understand they were busy but basic hygiene is a must in this kind of establishment. Won't... More 

1 Thank _mandy1scotland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Food is just great at this little gem of a cafe. It's restaurant quality of home cooked food. Staff are great always welcoming and friendly. Would highly recommend. Just because spoons is across the path. Not a patch on this place 👍

Thank Malcolm M
Montrose, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Go here regularly with my dad, he loves the steak pie. Excellent value and friendly staff, would definitely recommend.

Thank JoanneS1410
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The Pende is my favourite cafe on the High Street, I usually visit here at least once a week whether just for take out coffee or for lunch. Food is all fresh and so tasty. Staff are lovely too!! The only problem is trying to decide what to eat!

Thank nmcf13
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Not easy to find as this café in Arbroath is not on the main road but well worth a look for. For the prices and quality of food I think the Pende Café will take a lot of beating. Ridiculously low prices for quality food. Forget the fancy eateries with fancy prices to match this is about the best value... More 

Thank Shibated
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Do not be put off by the plain decor ,this cafe offers exceptional value and excellent food.Being of a certain age we had the senior citizen special which was a delicious main course a pudding and a pot of tea.There is a good choice on both the special and main menu most of the food being home made ,the cakes... More 

Thank tommo99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Market Place, Arbroath DD11 1HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Arbroath
Listed in various places. http://www.angusahead.com/AngusListings/EatingDrinkingEntertainment/PendeCafe3329_O.asp

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?