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Cafe In The Square

4 Church Square | St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9NN, Scotland
+44 1334 477744
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“homemade soup” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4 Church Square | St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9NN, Scotland
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Lunchtime on a Monday, tables available which was promising. Menu was basic but a reasonable selection, we decided to have Coffee and sandwiches. When we eventually caught the attention of the waitress and began to order, we were told that they weren't doing sandwiches. Only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ColinK604
Cafeinthesquare, Owner at Cafe In The Square, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Hi Colin I am very disappointed to hear of your experience,there are no good excuses for poor service and cold soup,my apologies to yourself and your wife. Some things to be brought to your attention ,there was a large clear sign on the entrance door...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here. Baguettes, sandwich and salad were all very fresh, well made and tasty. Coffee great. Scones fresh today. Great place and will continue to frequent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bwaritchie
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little cafe I stumbled across ...the Red Velvet cake was deliciously moist with was compliamented with the Americano. Not to mention the fantastic service from Nikki! Will definitely be visiting more often.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarkDarcy
Reviewed September 12, 2018

absolutely love this little place, would happily visit everyday for the soup, lovely and accommodating staff and a quaint little café. will happily be returning

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hannahwestonyeo
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We were in St Andrews for 2 weeks during the Open Championship week and Senior Open Championship....we started most days with a Cappuccino from Cafe in the Square...which I affectionatley called the Square Cafe......if we missed it for bfast we would make a stop somewhere...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank sheilacM4791MT
Reviewed August 9, 2018

What a deal: a full sandwich (try the turkey and cranberry or coronation chicken) and a cup of soup served in a coffee mug. Had Carrot and Coriander soup which was thick rich and delicious. A hearty meal in a classic quaint cozy atmosphere. My...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank april l
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I've visited a few times but never posted a review. The cafe is tucked away off the square in central St Andrews. Soup and sandwiches never fail to please, all freshly made served with salad. Cakes and scones are also delicious. The staff are attentive...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LM_2014_a
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Morning coffee and cakes with friends. Right in centre of St Andrews, although slightly hidden. Coffee was great quality and well made, and fruit scones were just out of the oven with jam. Good drink and cake deal. Nice solid wooden tables. Will definitely revisit.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bwaritchie
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Never used this place before but decided to try as had a free sandwich voucher, to be honest wish I had tried it long before, food was top notch and the staff were very friendly, will def use again

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank alanrM961JM
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

A great place to eat soup was great sandwich and salad very fresh service fast and friendly would definetly be back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank judemac21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Church Square | St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9NN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 477744
Daytime coffee shop, serving homemade cakes and scones. A range of fresh sandwiches, salads and baguettes. Gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options available. A friendly cafe with indoor and outdoor seating.
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