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Kings Coffee and Books

££ - £££Cafe, British,
12 Queensberry Street, Dumfries DG1 1EX, Scotland
+44 1387 254444
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (13 reviews)
“toasties” (9 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:30All hours
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12 Queensberry Street, Dumfries DG1 1EX, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here with family during a short break in Dumfries. The food was lovely (we had the meatball sub) and the atmosphere was lovely. The staff were helpful and quickly asked if I needed any help moving chairs so I could access the table in...More

Thank Joanne108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few disappointing coffees on our visit to Dumfries and Galloway we found this little gem in the town of Dumfries. Just tucked away off the main street it is a bit quirky, just what I look for in a cafe. Love the decoration...More

Thank becstar5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally lovely coffee shop with a warm atmosphere, excellent service every time and the white hot chocolate is Devine.

Thank tigerwa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee. Might take a bit longer to make but good coffee takes time. Bacon roll lovely too. Friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank 1963cr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff equally lovely food choice Plenty of room to sit and catch up with friends Would love to see it open for breakfast earlier on Sunday :)

Thank JZoopa
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love a good pot of tea but at Kings you get a GREAT pot of tea; not a teabag in sight. They use 1/2L (I think) teapots with buit in strainers. As someone who likes time to allow my tea to brew/infuse/stew this is...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We wanted a cup of good coffee and a snack, but didn’t feel like patronizing the chain coffee shops. For this reason we chose Kings, which is a pleasant café with different sized tables and reclining chairs. Our latte and cappuccino were very good, the...More

Thank Jackson9305
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We called in for coffee first thing in the morning. Latte was good and they even had gluten/ wheat free goodies on the counter. None were home made but at least there was a choice. My son had a drink and a bacon roll and...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A lot of people rave about this place but i don't know why.The coffee is served in tiny cups and it takes about 10 minutes to be made.It is always lukewarm so i ask for extra hot-it is still too cold!The food is limited and...More

Thank maukatt
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Visit here quite a bit for an always excellent coffee but this visit saw what the bacon roll looked like on it's way to another table, it was on a lovely roll with many very thin almost panecetta style bacon on it. The roll was...More

Thank vivien p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Queensberry Street, Dumfries DG1 1EX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 254444
  • E-mail
Coffee shop and Christian bookshop.
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