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Loch Arthur Creamery and Cafe

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Beeswing, Dumfries, Scotland
+44 1387 259669
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Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eat many times at Loch Arthur and had lunch today. We both had fresh, unpretentious and good lunches. Coffee was notable, (probably the one of two places in the area that can make a good coffee), as was the cheesecake. Staff, as usual are polite, friendly and efficient. Kitchen organised and hitch free. Immaculate, individual dining room. I... More 

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Thank David W
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is popular but on my visit I didn't enjoy the food. Staff faultless but in this day and age I think there should be facilities for dining with your Dog as there are in the Lake district. A separate area would suffice. With the huge number of Dog owners nowadays they would see their profits rocket. I know,... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After viewing this and reading the great reviews we decided to have a family lunch the food was delicious but there was a limited choice some allergies and fussy children no real children menu however everyone got something and it was tasty prices reasonable.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little place to stop of for your lunch & get some lovely grocery's. The service from the staff was great & the food was well presented and some lovely choices on the menu! Only negative is there's no wifi.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is very pleasant and if you get a table near the window you can see the ducks on the pond. Staff are pleasant. We enjoyed very nice coffee and cake. The cake selection is very good and there is a gluten free option too. I am not sure if there was a cake suitable for vegan visitors. The... More 

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Lochmaben, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I've reviewed here before - but over the past year I have been many times - now we live 45 minutes away and I reckon we will be here every week. Why? Because the food is always delicious, the atmosphere great, superb value and you have the bonus of the shop attached. Can't think of any way to improve it... More 

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We called in to Loch Arthur shop and cafe before we went on a walk to Lotus hill. We found the food and staff to be excellent. The walk to Lotus hill is not for the unprepared.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great lunch with an old friend. Nice place, very busy for a Monday, a good sign. Friendly staff. Very tasty food, mostly local produce and very healthy. Good value too. Shop sells excellent local produce. Whats not to like? Only downer is they had to stop making Criffel cheese, one of my all time favourites. Will be bacl.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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645 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have been coming to this popular restaurant since it opened It is a delight with always something new on the specials board. We plumped for Beef onions ,tomato and mushroom on toasted sourdough ......superb flavour ......this is a busy place with a small queue forming we were lucky to get a table.....not to be missed if you are in... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

You must visit! What a deli - cheese better than Mellis & own make cheese too! What fresh veg - straight from the fields! What bread, scones & quiche - straight from the ovens. What lunch & coffee - all freshly prepared. What a heaven of home made goodies!!! A place not to be missed if visiting Southern Scotland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beeswing, Dumfries, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 259669

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