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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$5 - $8
Cafe, Soups, British, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews tiffin scones cake soup sandwich bread brie battenburg chicken book shop excellent coffee book lovers lived closer light lunch home made cup of tea lovely lunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did I mention cake/. Fabulous cakes, so lovely that we couldn’t decide what to try so the three of us ordered different types to share. A smorgasbord of delight! Can’t wait to return

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank duxNewcastle
Reviewed November 9, 2019

ReadingLasses takes a lot of beating, soups are to die for, always delicious, cake's to blow your mind. Service is with a smile, and so helpful. Oh and the coffee is good too

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Pauline K
Reviewed October 30, 2019

Popped into Reading Lasses on a brief trip through Wigtown. It's a nice little place where you can grab a cuppa and some cake while having a quick read of the many books if you're so inclined. I can't say much about the cake as...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank SWAdventures
Reviewed October 27, 2019

If you love coffee and cake, in a nice relaxed atmosphere, look no further, you won't find a better selection of freshly baked cakes anywhere, were talking Mary Berry standards here.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank John L
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

Not only is this a book shop it's a lovely cafe. Their homemade soup is fantastic. Even their bread is homemade.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Burleys287
Reviewed October 20, 2019

This cafe come bookshop is just a delight and the perfect place to browse (and buy) some books while treating yourself to a wonderful piece of cake. Enjoyed an hour or so here on a cold grey day - recommend!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank EmmiT_4
Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

We have been in numerous coffee shops in our travels without fear this one is by far the best, it is in a league of its own, The atmosphere, food, staff are outstanding.

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank glenann
Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

A wet and miserable day in Wigtown was cheered up by the staff (The Lasses) the extensive range of competitive priced books (The Reading)confirmed the best bookshop experience ever. Cosy and comfortable, warm and welcoming surroundings made our visit very enjoyable. Not to mention the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank 620gillm
Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

This tea room was recommended to us as we chatted to one of the book sellers in town. We were glad we took her advice. Really lovely welcoming atmosphere. Choice of soups and sandwiches. Hearty portions which unfortunately meant we didn't manage to take advantage...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank sh4lag
Reviewed September 9, 2019

We enjoyed a lovely visit to this amazing book shop cafe. Great food, delicious cake and a very warm welcome from the lovely staff. And very dog friendly. Thank you, we will return.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Janepaus
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December 8, 2019|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I think so.
October 20, 2015|
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Response from whitelilly777 | Reviewed this property |
Yes gluten free is widely available
October 20, 2015|
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Response from Pam C | Reviewed this property |
Readinglasses do some gluten free recipes, including bread and cakes.
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