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Whynot?

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Absolutely Marvelous

Need a sit down, a cuppa, and something to eat. This is definitely a great choice. Good food, good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ronald v
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Philpstoun, United Kingdom
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Amazing & Dog Friendly!!

We visited yesterday afternoon and were met with a warm welcome. The garden area was full but we... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
LornaR371
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On North Berwick high street in beautiful East Lothian, whynot? is home to an exciting business community of producers bringing new unique, creative, locally sourced products and services not seen before on the high street... all under one roof...more
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91 High Street, North Berwick EH39 4HD, Scotland
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All reviews under one roof artisan bread high street fresh fish soup cakes quirky cafe deli platter stalls selling mini market four legged friends local crafts sharing platter great asset home baking you won t be disappointed staff were lovely
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the cafe. Waited a very long time for our lunch and we were somewhat underwhelmed with it when it eventually appeared. It was busy, and seems popular, but we will not be back.More

Thank Voyager605861
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Firstly, it’s unfortunate that you had a bad experience on your visit. We very much do our very best to make everyone leave our shop and cafe having had a great time. You took the time to write a review and although it wasn’t a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Need a sit down, a cuppa, and something to eat. This is definitely a great choice. Good food, good service, and if your are lucky enough get Mary B. to serve you, she will make your day.

Thank Ronald v
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ronald! You've been Mary'd!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It promised that it sold the things that others do not stock or words to that effect. One part of the counters were closed with chillers empty and turned off. There was a small selection of fruit and veg and other food set alongside expensive...More

Thank ikb289
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write your review. But honestly, reading it was a bit like eating a fried egg roll without any salt. Anyway, best wishes from the whynot? team and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We visited yesterday afternoon and were met with a warm welcome. The garden area was full but we were more than welcome to sit indoors. Such a refreshing change to find such a rare gem. My daughter ordered a Hot Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese...More

Thank LornaR371
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Lorna, That is a really lovely review. We look forward to seeing you and your loved ones again soon! Best wishes, All at whynot?

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Lots of local stalls selling handbags, local vegetables, fish, pictures and a very small cafe. A must to go and see.

Thank brendaf938
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hi Brenda, Thank you for taking the time to write very kind words. Regards from everyone at whynot?

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed 3 days in NB. So glad we found Why not on the first day. Lovely artistic venue, tea and scone day 1 . We were bäck day 2 and 3 for bacon and sausage chiabatas for brunch- amazing ! The shop is very...More

Thank dddave186518
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hi Dave, Many many thanks for your excellent review. We're all glad you enjoyed visiting us here. Best wishes, The whynot? team

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This place really is Special - it’s got a lot going on from buying fresh deli to gift shopping to Computer access, a welcoming cafe with a lovely menu, great staff & Well DOG Friendly 👍 this place has been planned out very well &...More

Thank lindamclean17
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Linda, Thank you!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Visited North Berwick yesterday with my wife on a day trip. It's the first time we've ever been to North Berwick, therefore it was our first visit to Whynot?. As we were walking through the town, it was my wife that was first drawn to...More

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Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Travelling Man, You've pretty much nailed what whynot? is all about. Thank you very very much for a lovely review. Best wishes from everyone at whynot?

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely and comfortable place to have lunch. Soup was lovely and sandwiches were Fresh and delicious. Staff were lovely and friendly. Would definately recommend.

Thank Susan D
Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hello Susan, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind words. Regards, Jenny and the team

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This cafe, delicatessen and take away ( though personally take time out to relax and soak up such a wonderful atmosphere) is just so worth your time. You can take your four legged friends, children and well behaved partners in for a treat and you...More

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Jenny P, Owner at Whynot?, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

You gave us 5 stars. In return we give you five stars back for your lovely review. Thank you!

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Valerie S
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Response from Jenny P | Property representative |
Hello Valerie, The best place to find out more about whynot? is our web site. Just google whynot north berwick to find it. There's lots of info there about how you can take space.
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