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Darnley Coffee House

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18 Bow Street, Stirling FK8 1BS, Scotland
+44 1786 474468
11:00 - 16:00
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So this is only my second visit to the Darnley, and have to say it was just as good if not better than the first! Food was lovely! Today I ordered a sandwich and tea then a slice of there millionaires shortbread, and all I can say is yum! The place it's self is nice as well, a unique and... More 

Thank Kayleigh C
County Cork, Ireland
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Strolled down the hill after touring Stirling Castle with friends and family to this great little place. Try the hot chocolate - it looks great - or some unique coffee blends. Good service.

Thank Gavin W
Bucks County, PA
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened on this shop late on a cold day and came in for a hot coffee. The coffee is really good, french press coffee, with a nice variety to choose from. We ended up with scones, jam and cream, tea and coffee. The owners were wonderful, baked goods incredible and the shop, in a quirky old building, was warm... More 

Thank hutch08
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Sitting in this little gem of a coffee house we stumbled upon. 100% worth a visit if you in sterling. Amazing service,great food and a warm homely feel.

Thank Volodymyr V
Rothesay, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Found this place by chance. Quite quirky which is nice. Food was lovely and very nicely presented. Staff were exceptionally friendly and attentive. Got busy so obviously a popular place to go. Very handy for visits to castle which is nearby up a hill. Glad we found it.

Thank Gary H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were looking for a dog friendly place to have lunch and this Coffee House was recommended to us by the Tourist Info Centre. We were welcomed, the dog given treats and water and we were served delicious food. Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Callander2
Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a take away toasted sandwich on our way back from the castle. It was so good we came back the next day. Great food and service...very affordable!!!!

Thank ahogin
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Initially we tried to go for a quick lunch to brea on Baker Street , is this place ever open? Seems to have gone seriously downhill in the last year .Luckily we came across Darnley coffee house and had a great bite to eat, staff were warm and attentive , service was prompt and efficient. Home baking was amazing as... More 

Thank centralis15
Bulls Gap, Tn
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The food was reasonable and very very good. The atmosphere was historic, staff very pleasant and we loved the food.

1 Thank Lori R
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

excellent atmosphere in a location steeped in history. Great value, service and quality food, we will definitely be back.

1 Thank matt w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Bow Street, Stirling FK8 1BS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 474468

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?