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Reviewed December 22, 2020

Service was OK but the place was cold. The food was awful - we had Mexican breakfast burritos which were slimy, filled with cheap chilli sauce & insubstantial. A bit of iceberg, a couple of cherry tomatoes, horrible bottled dressing and a handful of tacos...on the side. Really, really disappointed as the NP used to be a yummy place to go. I'd say the menu was guilty of misdescription.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed November 29, 2020 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for brunch and we were highly disappointed. My first thought was that I should write a review actually. The scrambled egg was pure sludge and had put me off the rest of my food just my looking at it, I...felt ill after just one bite. However the service was extremely fast and the staff were friendly. Decor was outdated and tired. We won’t be back.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 19, 2020 via mobile

This place is amazing.! Four of us all had something different and each person raved! Also ordered a 4 stack of pancakes.... Omg mind blown!! Light, fluffy, tasty, I could go on.... Before you visit the castle or Abbey, this place is a MUST!! 😋😋😋

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 19, 2020

Took ages for our food to arrive, my coffee tasted like burnt dirt and our food was something we could have made ourselves for much cheaper. The bagels were cheap, and of poor quality and the side salad was literally one tomato and half a...slice of cucumber. Shop bought dressing, half arsed assembly and a long wait means we won’t be back and I don’t recommend a visit to anyone!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 10, 2020

Great cafe for a coffee or dessert/treat. The cappuccinos are very large and food is prepared nicely. Not overly touristy, given it's the famous location where Will and Kate met.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 2, 2020

Popped in for a couple of Cheese n Ham toasties. Nearly died when I got the Bill. £17.20 for 2 Cheese n Ham Toasties, 2 Teas, a small smount of Salad and a handful of Soggy Crisps. Prices are incredibly high. It's not as if...it's anything special on the inside or the outside. Served our Teas without Sugar, No Napkins with our food and that took a good 15 minutes to arrive. It's a cheese Toastie they were making for heavensake ???. ...100 yards up from the Cafe is an Indian Restaraunt offering a 3 course meal £6.95. And the NP wants £6.60 for a Toastie?. Bear in mind a loafof bread costs £1.00 and a block of cheese £2.00. Won't be back at those prices. Couldn't afford it. How the students do it I'll never know. The Toasties are as dear as their Tuition fees. 😳😲More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 23, 2020

I was in St Andrews visiting my old haunts having been at university there many decades ago. Much is the same, cathedral, harbour, pier, castle, but many restaurants and shops have changed, though not the Northpoint Cafe. We had parked nearby and called in for...lunch before visiting the above places. The homemade tomato soup was delicious as were the cranberry and orange scones with clotted cream - yum! My friend was blown over by the pancakes. The bill didn't break the bank either. There is a sign on the outside saying that Wills and Kate - aka Prince William and Catherine Middleton - met there for coffee. But actually they don't need that to entice customers. The staff were charming and everything is Covid-friendly. If you go to St Andrews, put the Northpoint on your list of attractions.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

Good hearty lunch Had a good hearty bagel and my wife had a gluten free sandwich. Both were good, plenty of GF options for her and loads of other options for other dietary requirements. Staff were friendly and efficient and well versed for Covid.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020

We initially went for a light lunch at Northpoint. The wraps a hot drinks were excellent. Staff were really friendly and considering how busy it was in regards to social distancing and popularity, we waited approximately 5 minutes for a table and received great service....We then returned later and got a table outside for some ice cream and coffee, again, great service and a nice atmosphere made it a great experience.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 27, 2020

Really cute and the food always lovely and the staff are all friendly even when its busy! Always a nice soup to warm you up and the scones are amazing!

Date of visit: August 2020
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May 28, 2016|
Response from samb323 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure what time they serve breakfast until but we were there for around 11am
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  • Yes, Northpoint offers takeout services.

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  • Northpoint is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4