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The Stove cafe is a community cafe that employs young, local people, and is "not for profit" - which means that after covering our operating costs, any profit is re-invested into the cafe and Stove Network to help facilitate community groups, events and gigs in our building venue and around Dumfries. Our programme of activity is open to all and includes word, visual, music and food events which are run across daytime, evenings and weekends. We support the local economy and are proud of our partnerships with local food producers and suppliers. We serve a range of healthy, fresh homemade soups, stews, sandwiches and salads that are made daily. You can also indulge in treats and cakes, all supplied
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Scottish
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 November 2020

Staff very polite. I enjoyed a leisurely cappuccino coffee with a brown bread cheese and tomato toastie sitting outside in the unseasonably warm November sunshine. The brown bread for the toastie was of very nice quality.Is a lovely spot in heart of Dumfries. Would definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2020

Hi Nicolas, we're glad you enjoyed our food and hospitality. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback, it means a lot to us. Please visit us again the next time you're in Dumfries! 😊

Reviewed 3 October 2020

Small menu although enough to have a good choice of a few classics and a couple things a bit different. Good coffee, very reasonably priced and good service

Date of visit: October 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Thank you for the kinds words, they mean a lot to our cafe staff. We're glad you enjoyed the coffee and we hope to see you again soon! 🙂

Reviewed 27 September 2020

Before entering this cafe we wanted sustenance for our journey back to the Midlands. Upon entry we could see it was bright and cheery, clean with a friendly greeting. Despite only a simple order of a bacon roll and drinks we enjoyed very much plus...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Thank you for the kind words, they mean a lot to our cafe staff. We hope to see you again the next time you're in Dumfries! 🙂

Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

Lovely quirky arty place with friendly staff and very reasonable prices I had very tasty homemade broccolli soup with homemade bread hubby had a toastie with tea eight pounds all covid restrictions in place

Date of visit: September 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Thank you for the kind words, we're glad you enjoyed our broccoli soup. The positive feedback means a lot to our cafe staff. We hope you stop by again soon! 🙂

Reviewed 25 August 2020

Recently had one of the salad boxes for lunch with a new pesto dressing, absolutely, tongue tinglingly, delishious. Well done to The Stove.

Date of visit: August 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Thank you, we're really glad you like our salad boxes! It's always heartwarming for our cafe staff to hear positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon 🙂

Reviewed 19 August 2020

The staff here are very warm and welcoming. The food is amazing great value for the quality your receiving. They have adapted well to the current circumstances and there is contactless hand sanitizer placed right at the front door. Would recommend this to anyone if...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Thank you, It means a lot to us that you find the cafe welcoming. It's always heartwarming for our cafe staff to hear positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon 🙂

Reviewed 22 July 2020

Great place to eat a veggie or non-veggie snack, excellent coffee, great atmsophere, responsive staff, in the heart of town.

Date of visit: September 2019
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2020

Thank you Andy, it means a lot to us that you had a great experience. And it's always heartwarming for our cafe staff to hear positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you when we reopen for takeaway on August 12th! 🙂

Reviewed 18 February 2020

Saw this cafe from the high street, needed a dog friendly place to eat which this is. 2 adults and 2 kids had a beautiful ham cheese toastie and soup of the day. Excellent food nice place and friendly staff, will deffo go again when...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2020

Thank you, it means a lot to us that you had a great experience. And it's always heartwarming for our cafe staff to hear positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon. 🙂

Reviewed 4 February 2020

There are many cafes in Dumfries but this is my favourite, warm and welcoming atmosphere with very engaging staff. The food is delicious and different love the soups and stews, scones are good too. Very relaxing place that welcomes dogs and children a great place...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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thestovecafe, Owner at The Stove Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2020

Thank you, It means a lot to us that you find the cafe welcoming. And it's always heartwarming for our cafe staff to hear positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon 🙂

Reviewed 18 January 2020

Popped in for light bite. Yummy food, friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere. I like that they’re bringing the high street back to life in an imaginative way.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Stove Café
    Does The Stove Café offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Stove Café offers takeaway services.
    Does The Stove Café offer delivery?
    Yes, The Stove Café offers delivery services.
    How is The Stove Café rated?
    The Stove Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5