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House of Farnell

££ - £££Cafe, European,
Farnell School, Brechin DD9 6UH, Scotland
+44 1674 820717
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (5 reviews)
“meatballs” (3 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Danish
££ - £££
Farnell School, Brechin DD9 6UH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a lengthy morning walk my wife and I stopped here for coffee to look at their Xmas stock. It is very atmospheric and we each had a very enjoyable coffee and pastry, however, it was rather cold in the building.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another of my frequent visits to the Christmas shop and cafe, and never fails to please. The array of unique Christmas decorations and accessories on display is stunning, with regular new stock and all with a Danish theme. The items are quality and moderately priced....More

Thank Angiejw33
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit the first being a couple of years ago . The gifts were lovely but they didn't have the edge of the previous owners. We had lunch which was lovely , the doughnuts were delicious .

Thank lindylou80
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Have visited this many times now and it doesn't disappoint - we travel from Crail in Fife just to visit. The gift shops has lots of different and unusual bits and pieces and we always end up leaving with a gift for either ourselves or...More

1  Thank Rickdekikkerfanclub
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

3  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.

3  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

1  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

2  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

1  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

3  Thank pixcell
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Cafe, European, 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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