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Harbour View Coffee Shop

Cafe, British, Scottish
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19-23 Harbour View, Dunure KA7 4LN, Scotland
+44 1292 500026
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Latest visit was disappointing. Basic menu limited soft drink options. Served 2 glasses of milk to find them warm. Side dressing of salad with baguette raised a smile as this was disappointing. Tactfully advised staff about the milk when I was leaving with my mother. Met with a stance of it wasn't warm and when asked to check it themselves... More 

Thank hughmorrison
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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730 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly wee place with a good but limited view of the harbour. Served promptly with weak coffee - tasted like the curse of the cafetiere (using far too little coffee grains). The fish and chips were good but the smallest portion I have ever seen in 60 years - to be fair the price probably reflected the size. I was... More 

Thank Rossergruffydd
Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at beach house cottage just round the corner from the cafe. Went for breakfast and lunch several times. Lovely wee cafe, friendly service and delicious food, cakes and ice-cream. 10/10

Thank Marion P
Perthshire, Scotland
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Visited here today with my son. The food was quite nice - soup for me and a toaster for him - and it's quite a cute wee cafe with a food choice of cakes. However, it took an age to serve us - given it was quite busy. We asked for tap water with the meal and firstly we're brought... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I visited with family on Wednesday 12th April. the cafe was busy but this was not a problem, always better to eat in a busy place! However the one girl, who was delightful was stretched to the limit and there was a long wait. This was made so much worse by a group of young people who jumped the queue... More 

2 Thank Irene B
Ayr, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

I've numerous times over the last years, and they're very consistent. Sandwiches are always good and the same applies to the coffee. There aren't many seats. And also not a lot ofspaces for parking outside. Service is always good too, although sometimes some of the items on the menu maybe out of stock (which could also be a good sign)

Thank Tony M
Helen H, Owner at Harbour View Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments-we appreciate you taking the time. Customer parking is indeed a problem for us but one we're stuck with I'm afraid. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in when passing by and had fish and chips, excellent piece of fish. Chips well cooked. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Paul C
Helen H, Owner at Harbour View Coffee Shop, responded to this review

We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you call in again More 

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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Stopped here whilst out for a drive, lovely soup and sandwich followed by a nice slice of cake and tea! Very friendly staff.

Thank fiss
Helen H, Owner at Harbour View Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments -we hope to see you again More 

Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Stopped off for lunch whilst travelling around the coast. The food was fab, hot and cold sanwiches, cakes and icecream available. The service was great too, polite and helpful. Would highly recommend a stop over if you're in the area

Thank Mel B
Helen H, Owner at Harbour View Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments-we're glad you enjoyed your visit More 

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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little cafe, great location for beach walks with family. Enjoyed their homemade soup and cakes looked delicious

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Helen H, Owner at Harbour View Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments-we hope to see you again More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, British, Scottish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-23 Harbour View, Dunure KA7 4LN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Dunure
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 500026

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?