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Riverbank Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews soup scones tiger bread panini cake tray bakes traybakes bacon roll for sale border tart great coffee friendly owner delicious lunch nice surroundings closed on mondays relaxed atmosphere lovely place
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly owner and great place to revive ones self after partaking of the local walks. It's a cafe with nice food and a friendly owner. It also sells books and some local tourist type goods.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank semper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

run by dedicated locals the food is fresh and delicious. It also sells locally made gifts which are lovely and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Priyanka H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a perishing cold day in ealry January we received the warmest of welcomes. The white onion soup with cheese and home made bread was the best I have eaten anywhere, anytime. It was stellar. Coffee piping hot and warm home made fruit scones provided...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marion M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying in a little cottage adjacent to the yard of the Cafe, so we had to check it out. What a lovely place, the staff were welcoming and friendly, as were a couple of customers we met. We only managed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank canning
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch after driving up to the beautiful location from Edinburgh. We both really enjoyed our paninis and got drinks but given what we ordered and the fact that the cafe was practically empty, the food seemed to take some time to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TomRyan1988
riverbankcafe, Owner at Riverbank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to send this review I do not remember your visit personally, I do wish you had questioned your bill at the time. If you had 1 hot drink & 1 Panini each the bill should only have come to...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019

We popped into this lovely little cafe which was open on New Year’s Day, place was busy with a great atmosphere. Service was excellent and very attentive. We had the late breakfast and the Ham, Egg and chips, both piping hot and fresh. We then...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Stopped off at the Riverbank Cafe after a long drive for a quick lunch. The friendly staff welcomed us and tolerated our very noisy children with much warmth. The food itself was ok, and very pricey for what it is. The location and cafe interior...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NehaG938
Reviewed 2 December 2018

My wife and I visited here half way through a cycle ride in the area. Some cycle racks outside were great to see! It is a beautiful cafe set in a lovely location and both of the team that we met there were immediately welcoming...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoshSW
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Riverbank Cafe is a lovely place. The food is as fresh as you can get and is delicious. The staff are attentive and very helpful and friendly. It is dog friendly as well, and our 4 legged friends are well catered for. Whether you are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eleanor F
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Unlike those who arrived towards closing time expecting the earth, we arrived late morning for coffee and cake with no attitude. Very friendly and personal staff and coffee and cake were lovely. Our second visit and will be back next time we visit this beautiful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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17 June 2018|
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Response from riverbankcafe | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for getting in touch. We are dog friendly & they are more than welcome wherever you choose to sit as we only have inside seating, our only rule is that they must be on a lead. See you in July Chrissie... More
3 May 2017|
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Response from Jim A | Reviewed this property |
I have been here on numerous occasions and always found the service exemplary.
Diana H
7 June 2016|
Response from 123alfief | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open 10am-5pm on a Sunday. I don't think you have to reserve a table. It might be worth giving them a call beforehand though, to definitely check they will be open. Hope this helps.
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