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“A Real Gem”
Review of Cafe at Designs

Cafe at Designs
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed November 9, 2012

What a find! Stop off on the road south to check this out. Quirky gift shop and lovely food. Go downstairs and experience the best of local produce in this popular cafe. The staff are friendly the menu always has something to tempt.

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Thank Ruth J
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Home made everything, makes this a very popular place to eat, for visitors and locals alike. Prices are right and service is excellent. What more can I say.

Thank gallopingmajor
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

They were busy. I had sore feet from walking round CD and wanted a seat and some service. They didn't seem to care. They need to sort out their process and operation so they can cope. Not resent me the customer being there. 1st rule of business, if someone wants to give you their money, have the good grace to take it. 2nd rule, make sure they feel that it was worth it. You will get away with it for a while and one day you will wake up and wonder where the customers have gone..... somewhere else as we are not mugs.... I won't be back.

5  Thank Richard B
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Reviewed August 24, 2012

Found on tripadvisor and pleased we checked, down stairs in a shop but surprisingly big and very popular as there wern't many seats left. Specials and a menu so plenty of choice and everything homemade so we had cakes as well as a sarny and wrap. Normal prices and friendly staff!

Thank stevenperkins5
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

We live about 15 miles from Castle Douglas and visit Designs quite frequently when we are in town, and we have always found it a very pleasant place. They offer a good range of freshly made cakes etc, including a gluten-free option, the soups and main courses on offer are very tasty. We have always found the service friendly and efficient, and we have no hesitation in taking visitors there - when the group is too large to fit round one table the staff are happy to rearrange the seating so we can sit together.

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Thank Jon N
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