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The Townhead Cafe

High Street, Biggar, Scotland
+44 1899 221001
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“mushy peas” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Fast Food, British, Scottish
High Street, Biggar, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here last night en route back from Padstow to Stonehaven and thoroughly enjoyed a tasty fish supper on a lovely summers evening. After having indulged in some fine seafood cuisine in Cornwall and we know a thing about fish up our way too; We...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have had takeaway fish and chips from the Townhead Cafe,they are left sitting too long and are cold by the time you get them home. Tonight I thought that I would try the chicken pakora, it was cremated very dry and would have broken my...More

1  Thank janicepoole2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into our local chippy on the spur of the moment, got a table upstairs, spotlessly clean and a lovely girl serving with a smile and chat, it was pretty busy as there was something going on in the town but didn't wait long to...More

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Came here as we were passing by and needed a quick bite. Theres a takeaway downstairs and cafe upstairs. Cafe wasn't too busy and we were able to get a seat. Menu had just your usual chippy menu with fish tea etc. I ordered half...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Husband and I had a great lunch here, enormous portions of well cooked, hot food. Spotlessly clean restaurant and toilets, good service and good quality food. We both had a sausage supper with mushy peas and a pot of tea in the upstairs restaurant. Delicious...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Fish and chips really nice , crispy batter on fish chips good , was busy which is a good sign and yes would go back , but service a little to slow, waited 15 to 20 minutes but i think the village gala was that...More

Thank john c
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Had the sit in fish tea in the nice area upstairs. Friendly helpful waitress - fish tea was high quality very fresh fish as you would expect - chips too were excellent - none of the black bits you get in some other places. The...More

Thank John H
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Great, and judging by the queue of people waiting in line, this is a very popular cafe, fish and chips par excellence, friendly staff polite service and just excellent Fish and Chips and don't forget the mushy peas. Delicious well worth queuing for.

Thank Seayeaitch
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Fish and chips were lovely the service was also fast and friendly, they were really busy but we never waited long for our food, seating area upstairs was nice also made a wee change

Thank marion d
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Quick service, nice staff and lovely food. Definitely the best chippy ever. If you haven't been you have we missed out on a lot.

Thank patchconnolly1
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September 18, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Amzybear |
Hi, I am a resident or Biggar and I aswell suffer badly from celiac and I go here all the time and the chips are fine with me, hope this helps you out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $13
Fast Food, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Biggar, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  South Lanarkshire  >  Biggar
  • Phone Number: +44 1899 221001
Traditional fish and chip shop restaurant with in house seating and table service. Take away is also available.
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