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14 High Street, Haddington EH41 3ES, Scotland
+44 1620 822615
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Haddington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very homely and welcoming place to eat. Have been many times and doesn't let me down. From coffee and cakes to the best pizzas I have tasted. Very reasonable and can sit and enjoy without feeling pressure to hurry.

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Thank lorrainekjames
Edinburgh
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137 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I hadn't eaten at this place since the late 70s early 80s when it was a good cafe serving excellent lasagne. I read that they do Italian nights once a month so thought I'd check it out before making a booking. Turns out I was the dummy. There is nothing to advise you that you have to order at the... More 

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Thank Winnie46Edinburgh
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Looks like a sixties café/coffee shop with tiny wooden booths...a bit dowdy and old fashioned now but we were here for a quick tasty lunch and that's exactly what we got. Lovely bacon roll (with the bacon well done as requested), chicken panini and small pizza. Everything was fresh and hot. Orders placed at the counter (where the menu board... More 

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Thank Ena-Bill
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Service is pretty quick and the pizzas taste nice. Really good to get ice-cream to sit in or take away. Toilets aren't very clean but all in all a good restuaraunt/cafe.

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Thank Sophie C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly, I walked in and before I could sit down I was asked what I was after. Felt like replying "Let me catch my breath". Female who took my order could try smiling I ordered and took a seat. I only ordered a bacon roll and a can of juice. I began to wonder if my roll had been forgotten.... More 

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Thank Antiquegold
Pavia, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Nice staff but call it "italian restaurant" it's a little exagerate. Very few dishes on the menu are italian and from italy they take just the inspiration but not the taste.

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Thank Piero T
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Lived in the town a few years ago and went regularly for great coffee when shopping. Often met friend for quick lunch so last time down there dropped by and think their macaroni cheese fabulous. It is actually cheesy, creamy and comforting. Friendly place and family friendly

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Thank bjbrunch
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Made a quick visit in here while waiting for a friend. Nice roll and sausage. Cafe is quite big with plenty of seats. Loads of options on the menu.

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Thank Adam A
Haddington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I remember a few years ago visiting this place almost every weekend with family and raving about how they cooked the best pizzas. I've visited half a dozen times in the last few months and find the more I go there, the less I like it. The pizza's have too much dough and very little filling. The dough is incredibly... More 

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Thank JD_Hikaru
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Visited the Golden Grain in December with a large group of about 15. The staff at the Golden Grain were very welcoming and went out of their way to accommodate our large group considering we didn't pre book. The food was average, pizza was nice (extremely large!) , although all orders didn't arrive at same time. The food is well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 High Street, Haddington EH41 3ES, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Haddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 822615

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?