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Mackenzie & Cruickshank

1 West Road, Forres IV36 2GW, Scotland
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“soups” (16 reviews)
“scones” (29 reviews)
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British, Soups, Scottish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 West Road, Forres IV36 2GW, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Very good garden centre nice healthy plants at very reasonable prices. Gift department very good nice mix of gifts. Very good potting shed cafe great choice of soups and bread,scones, breakfast and light lunch. All the staff and Peter and heather...More

Thank Raymond E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't visited Mackenzie & Cruickshanks Garden Centre since 2010 so as we were visiting the Area we decided to pop in to see if they still sold the magnificent cheese scones and yes they did , thoroughly enjoyed my coffee and cheese scone ,...More

Thank CubbyScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not for the first time we stopped here, they have the best Cheese Scones I've ever had. The service is second to none, all are polite and will do anything to help you. We never pass this place, always looking forward to ma wee pit...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Friendly staff - nice to pop in and have a lunch or coffee and browse the shop and garden centre. Soup, sandwiches, baked tatties ,meals and home bakes lovely. No so keen on the lining up to be served - when it busy it can...More

Thank bluebells12345
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review M&Cs shop and coffee shop. Staff will always help customers find a table and we have a seating policy for busy times in restaurant. We also have a small room within the restaurant which is usually quieter...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great garden centre with an excellent cafe and excellent parking. We were travelling east to west and stopped over for lunch being very hungry. We chose soup of the day and enjoyed a delicious hearty plateful with lovely tasty bread, hit the spot! It is...More

Thank Sylvia M
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

We would just like to say thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit to M&C. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are passing.

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Can I suggest you put the cold drinks by the till, it took so long to get served my drink had got warm.

Thank Podgod394
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It was a Sunday we visited, very busy and a long que to get served, but the cake was very nice and the coffee very good.not always a fan of garden centre cafés, but I would go back.

Thank Ralfie1957
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for a visit best Garden centre in the highlands. Very good gift departments restaurant first class great soups and cakes

Thank Raymond E
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Visit here quite often. Good service from friendly staff. Soups are good and the cakes are lovely with a good selection. Always a different scone to try as well. Nice to have a look round gift shop and garden centre after eating.

Thank h81p
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We have been making return trip from Aberdeen to Inverness every fortnight for past 18 months and this is a gem of a find! The car seems to stop here both going and coming Always have a special scone every day and they are all...More

Thank Liz G
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Adeline R
31 March 2017|
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Response from DavidMacarthur | Reviewed this property |
Give them a buzz on 01309 696 940, I've never booked myself but I'm sure I've seen reserved seating before. I'd assume they'll move some tables together for you in the separate room tot he back of the restaurant. The staff... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 West Road, Forres IV36 2GW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Forres
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