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17 Church Crescent, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Nice clean café & take away.. breakfast is lovely. Handy for town centre. Haven't had lunch yet but I'm sure I would be disappointed

Thank twitterus
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled here by chance and must say it's a great place. Good portions and food will cooked. Well worth a visit if near

Thank Gary D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We were here by chance. Strolling around the town centre on a rainy day. Food is great though service is not as good as we were hoping.

Thank peter11bell
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Called today and enjoyed home made soup with a burger and chips. Good value and quick service. Thank you

Thank Alistair L
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

went for coffee but decided on scrambled egg roll, sausage roll and two teas. Table service and staff were friendly and efficient.Bill was £7.65

Thank DennisStrange
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Came here for the 1st time with my mum she had the full english which she was happy with (usually picky!) i had the "cream" of mushroom soup which to be honest there was no cream and wasn't creamy more like blitzed mushroom and water! Also the coronation chicken sandwich which was nice till came across a lump of powder... More 

1 Thank Caitlin M
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Nipped in here with my husband for a bite to eat at lunchtime. Immediately given menus and seated. My husband chose the soup of the day with a crusty roll, the soup was tomato and vegetable, and I chose a roll and scrambled egg plus two coffees. The soup looked lovely, thick with vegetables, and smelled really nice. Husband was... More 

2 Thank Pam H
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great selection on the menu also daily special menu. Lovely friendly staff and would recommend a visit

1 Thank Janojanis
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We were tended to immediately by a friendly waitress and received a tasty meal which was good value for money. Good restaurant for family who are out in town looking bite to eat!

2 Thank rbrogan91
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

fantastic food, we all selected from the "specials" menu, I had the lamb and it was delicious, also had a taste of the risotto and it was amazing. As we were all on afternoon off from work, we had some Prossecco, we were delighted when the bill came, very reasonable, all in all a great time was had by all,... More 

1 Thank Joyce E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 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
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Church Crescent, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: 441387253832
Small family run café serving traditional home made food including full Scottish Breakfast, mince and Tatties, Battered Cod chips and Peas also a selection of sweets and tray bakes available and plenty more choice.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?