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Mad Hatters

Cafe, British, Scottish
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53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
+44 1556 502712
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good choice of modern food - we enjoyed a haloumi wrap with sweet potato fries and the chicken and leek soup. All very tasty and fresh. Staff were very friendly, providing good service.

Thank Lindsay G
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited cafe with my partner. Couple of quick toasties and a portion of sweet potato and garlic mayo dip and we were set for the day. Toasties were lovely, full of cheese and "proper" ham on the bone ham. Would go back for toasties. The smell of deep fat frying was bit off putting but apart from that the place... More 

Thank Gordon P
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dog friendly and people friendly, food excellent, staff excellent, would recommend to other looking for a good cafe.

Thank Rightherrightnow
Clackmannanshire, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A really good little cafe if you only need a snack or a tasty light lunch. Overall good value for money. Clean and well maintained. Staff are all friendly and helpful.

Thank William R
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful welcome for our group of 4 adults, 1 youth, and 3 dogs when we called in for refreshments on our visit to Castle Douglas. We found an ideal table towards the rear of the cafe where here was sufficient room for us all to sit comfortably. The coffees, tea, soft drinks and delicious home bakes were cheerfully... More 

Thank ErinsPaw
Ayr, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

When visiting Castle Douglas my wife and I decided to try the Mad Hatters for our breakfast.We had the flying start it was simply delicious and the sausages were the best we have ever tasted.The staff were very helpful and polite and would certainly recommend eating there.

Thank J1945
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in here on a very wet Saturday lunch time. It was my 1st visit to Castle Douglas. We all had soup which was simply served but very tasty and definitely homemade. How refreshing to be able to eat indoors with your dog. There were 4 dogs in when we visited and all were well behaved. 1 wee woof from... More 

Thank Doris B
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My family & I go to the Mad Hatters every time we go to Castle Douglas, the service is always fast & friendly. The food is great & is reasonable quick, I recommend this place to everyone.

Thank Mary Alice B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A nice spot of lunch. Not fancy and inexpensive. ideal for families with children. Friendly, quick service

Thank AmyBedford
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great family visit large variety on menu from snacks to main meals.Also specials on boards around cafe.Try the soup and baguette combo great value for money the chicken and leak soup was excellent.Also a very good kids menu all priced at £2:75.Fast efficient service

Thank pengie1919

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Castle Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1556 502712

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