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The Sycamore Tree Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Cafe, British, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch today. A super selection from the menu from light bites to meals. The atmosphere was lovely and the staff very friendly even moving table to accommodate us all. Parking outside on the street, on the Main Street A7 in the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here as didn't want to head towards Carlisle and was perfect for what we wanted, good selection of breakfast and lunch options that aren't fancy but are filling. On street parking available nearby. Service very friendly and helpful. Food was tasty and arrived quickly...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

This was the 2nd time we stayed here. Only has 2 rooms, but they are very very spacious and luxorious with a huge bathroom. Amenities are provided for as well. The owner is very kind and a good cook! Breakfasts were awesome. This location is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Sherazade4
Reviewed May 25, 2019

Stopped for a bite to eat and drink on our way to Scotland. A good little cafe with a menu to match. Seemed popular with the locals. The staff are friendly and efficient, worth a visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Csider65
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

It was like walking into the land that they me forgot. That said, the cakes were good , the soup fresh and home made The prawn sandwich, fill with plentiful prawns, sauce on the side to make to your own taste. The accompanying salad resplendent...More

Date of visit: May 2019
3  Thank RichardS997
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I looked for a stopover from M6 on long trip south, and stumbled on the Sycamore Tree. What a gem! Fantastic room, and spacious en-suite, comfy bed. What else do you need? And as for the traditional English breakfast - simply done the way it...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JessSparks
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Very nicely run, down to earth, special Koffers every day. Solid home made Food. I highly recommend the place, you also meet friendly locals and have a Chat.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Übertreiben F
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic value ! Stopped for one night after a shopping trip to Gretna Gateway and couldn’t fault this little B & B ! Highly recommend this place for value comfort and service. Attention to detail was fab with complimentary toiletries, robes slippers and tea and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank magsk1960
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in one of the two rooms above and had the breakfast as well as an evening meal. As usual John made us feel like family coming 'round for tea rather than paying guests. The standard of food is excellent and the portions generous...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank fuzzyid
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We were looking for somewhere to stop for coffee/tea and cakes on our way home to Edinburgh, having decided to take the 'Tourist Route', ie the A7. The Sycamore Tree caught our eye. Coffee came in its own pot, tea in a proper tea pot,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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