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Palmerston's Cafe

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) #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Dunkeld #2 of 18 Places to Eat in Dunkeld ££ - £££ Cafe, , British
20 Atholl Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AR, Scotland
+44 1350 727231
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (81 reviews)
“soup” (30 reviews)
“rock buns” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
20 Atholl Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food but slightly overpriced for what you get. I had brie quiche the last time I visited and found it a little bland. Excellent coffee and cake though but short opening hours with it closing at 4pm.

Thank anne120602
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice in a week. Good selection of food for lunch and lovely cakes. The soup was really tasty and filling, and served with a selection of bread and oatcakes. On second visit had quiche and salad which was also really good. Best iced tea...More

Thank TJWeymouth
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for morning coffee or tea with scones, cakes, buns and a number of other "treats". Very good for breakfast if we had arrived earlier. Homemade jam served with the scones and buns was excellent and no wonder they were displaying the many awards...More

Thank Iain C
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I needed somewhere to shelter from the very heavy rain , my friend recommended it so we thought we would give it a try . From the friendly welcome , excellent service to the home made jams and cakes ... all I...More

1  Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a little lunch and ordered a jacket potato. They don't do beans!!!! Incredible but anyway got it with hummus as it was the only topping on the menu I could have. It had all-sorts in the hummus and had to ask what...More

1  Thank charlieturner83
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Heard so much about this place so i thought it might be worth a visit. we all thought the food was tasty but not worth the price.£55 for what was little more than an afternoon snack. we found the staff a little surly and short...More

1  Thank graham w
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Visited for lunch last week. Nothing particularly grabbed us so ended up having a plate of soup. The bread served with it was fairly ordinary. Beware cafes that are proud of award they won years ago. This is a place to fuel up rather than...More

1  Thank lakes99
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must when you visit Dunkeld. The food is amazing; so fresh, home baked and absolutely delicious. The staff are extremely friendly and go the extra mile to make sure you enjoy the experience. All the food is brilliant but you must try...More

Thank wilma B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is a favourite in Dunkeld for us and we a now weekly visitors. There are so many good options, open sandwiches,tarts,soups, along with home baking all fabulous. Often 4 different scones, with amazing award winning jams available. The staff are very friendly but also...More

Thank HM Y
Reviewed 1 May 2017

4 of us stopped here and enjoyed scones, shortbread, tea and coffee. It was so nice to have 'real tea' . Would highly recommend blueberry and lavender jam. So good we purchased a jar.

Thank allybally_7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Atholl Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Dunkeld
  • Phone Number: +44 1350 727231
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