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St Magnus Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Cafe, British, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews soup scones bacon roll baked potato filled rolls great place for a snack ordered coffee bite to eat coffee stop light lunch take away cathedral orkney butter
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Always a friendly welcome, great soup and a varied selection sandwiches and filled rolls. There scones and home bakes are fantastic. A very reasonable priced place to eat.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 44herbie71
PeterS12865, Manager at St Magnus Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hi There Thank you for your kind remarks I`m pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the café and will pass on your remarks to the rest of the staff Thanks Peter

Reviewed 1 November 2018

This cafe has the most amazing cheese scones. Spent a few days in the area and went for our daily fix of the scones. Good variety of food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Maggie24nz
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A great little cafe overlooking the Cathedral. And you can’t question the value for money. A community facility well worth supporting. It’s great!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GregQ28
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Wasn’t thrilled with the soup but my sister thought the scone was good. It was filing and inexpensive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A basic cafe offering a simple but tasty menu - the chicken and mushroom soup was lovely, but it would have been nice to be given a choice of margarine or butter in the bread roll (I realised in time that it was marg and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SarahLouAnderson
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Excellent place to eat, great food at a very affordable price. Ideally situated, right opposite Cathedral. Would recommend for lunch.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank EC63
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch. I had soup and husband had a pasty. We both had soft drinks total was under £10. Food excellent.very polite staff. Great community cafe - it’s part of the town hall. Has a self clearing policy which is well adhered to this...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Amweston
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting the St Magnus Cafe for 20 years and the friendliness of the staff and great value food are still as good as ever. Take away food, including salad boxes, are availed if you fancy a picnic (yes, the weather is good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GadgetGirlie
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We called in here for a bite to eat and a drink. We were happy with what we got and the atmosphere was fine.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

From London to Shetland, Orkney and back to London, these were the best cheese scones we tasted, look forward to eating some more again!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cliffy1212
Peter S, Manager at St Magnus Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your kind words I will pass these on to the bakers I hope you enjoyed your time in Orkney, Have a safe trip home

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