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House of Farnell

) #15 of 23 Restaurants in Brechin ££ - £££ Cafe, European,
Farnell School, Brechin DD9 6UH, Scotland
+44 1674 820717
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish
££ - £££
Farnell School, Brechin DD9 6UH, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2017

So not the same. Paula had amazing attention to detail and she made sure that excellent customer service prevailed. Now it is unfortunately just lacking in all areas

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The House of Farnell has lost it's previous charm and ambiance , decor lacking , limited availability on menu and abrupt manner of waiting staff less than welcoming. Not what it used to be , unlikely to return.

1  Thank Trinitraveller963
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Called in on way back from Montrose to Forfar. What a charmingly quirky place - very taken it the paper hot air balloons in green and white that dangle below the cafe roof and look like a sky-bound flotilla! Enjoyed a very tasty tuna panini,...More

Thank Caledonianne
Reviewed 14 April 2017

First time in this wee restaurant with quirky decor delightful ambience to the place with friendly staff and a really nice gift shop . Its not open all year round but they are getting a website up for May so you can check if they...More

1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 14 April 2017

What a fantastic place!!! Full of lots of interesting Easter gifts at very reasonable prices and the coffee shop is superb. The Rosetta sandwich's are superb and scones freshly baked. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank Rickdekikkerfanclub
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed after our annual visit today ..... a sad shadow of what this establishment used to be like in years gone by. Attention to detail was sadly lacking - Christmas lights that were wrapped around the wreaths that decorated the shop were not on,...More

2  Thank pixcell
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I am originally from Dundee and at Christmas travel north and with my two best friends make a point of visiting here, although we know it as 'Paula's' This year we have been underwhelmed at the lack of attention and the general lack of Christmas...More

2  Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Really cosy wee place for a nice coffee and cake. Lovely atmosphere and great gift shop attached. Staff were helpful and friendly. Definitely a hidden gem! Worth going out of the way for.

Thank Drew G
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I had been very excited to visit with my family and children, left feeling uneasy and underwhelmed. The gift shop is beautiful - very overpriced so didn't actually buy anything - great to look at. However felt like the member of staff was coming behind...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a unique place not only for the Xmas decoration's, and alternative presents, the food is good wholesome and different. Rye bread with meatballs cranberry jelly and salad creamy coleslaw very nice, lentil soup was very good and the Danish doughnuts with jam and...More

Thank jellymallow
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Farnell School, Brechin DD9 6UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Brechin
  • Phone Number: +44 1674 820717
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House of Farnell is a shop and a cafe'. As I am Danish the stock in the shop is mainly Scandinavian. And in the cafe I sell real Danish pastries together with lunches etc
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