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Johnston's of Elgin Coffee Shop

Johnston's of Elgin Flagship Store | Newmill, Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
+44 1343 554000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (80 reviews)
“cakes” (76 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Johnston's of Elgin Flagship Store | Newmill, Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Staff were very friendly and approachable during our visit. The coffee shop has recently expanded showing how popular the shop is getting! BBQ Chicken baguette was lovely. Could so with a side or a slightly expanded menu as there was a panini on the specials...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place for lunch with my work colleague. I never knew this place existed. We had two items from the special menu. Pulled pork bagel and a smoked salmon baked potato. The food was fresh really good and cracking portion for money value. They...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today my friend and I visited Johnston's for the first time after hearing raving reviews and recommendations from both friends and reports online. How disappointed we were. We were met by a sign telling us to wait to be seated. Despite seeing many staff wandering...More

Thank Clodagh K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met here with a friend for lunch recently. We both had baked potatoes, the coronation chicken filling was lovely. Didn't feel rushed to leave so stayed for coffees as well.

Thank h81p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love going to Johnstons for Coffee/lunch but on the last 2 occasions have has to complain about the service/food. On one visit we were left for nearly half an hour before we got our order then we would have order cake but once the...More

Thank fax1ngton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go here quite often and have for years. The food is still as good as it always was but the service has really gone downhill. If they were out the door busy then I could understand delays in being served and getting your food...More

Thank kts16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch. It was very busy but we got the last table. Staff very friendly and helpful. Even though they were packed our order was taken quickly. We didnt have to wait too long for our toastie and sandwiches. It was lovely. Good sized...More

Thank jenniferriddoch1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

very modern because of the metal furnishings ifound it a bit noise things seemed to echo otherwise a veey pleasant time

Thank charlesshaw953
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Been here often for lunch with friends, also had coffee when visiting Johnston's amazing and very luxurious shop. Have also stopped by when taking visitors there for a tour of their interesting factory. Great selection of home made food and bakes, excellent and friendly service.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. We wanted a simple lunch so we had soup and rolls and oat cakes. Service was speedy and soup was delicious. My husband had the bread which was a large chunk. My only disappointment was there were only 3 oat cakes! So...More

Thank Sue H
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Questions & Answers
Jade D
26 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JoElgin | Property representative |
Hi Jodie Thank you for your enquiry. At this time Johnstons of Elgin do not have any dairy free baked goods on offer. Please be assured that our Coffee Shop management have been made aware of your request, and are looking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johnston's of Elgin Flagship Store | Newmill, Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 554000
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