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Dobbies Garden Center

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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AOn the Road to Calander, Stirling, Scotland
+44 1786 458860
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Thais is a great place to eat especially the macaroni and cheese . The scones with cream and jam are excellent and after 2.30 you get 2 for the price of 1 on scones. Great place to visit plenty to look at

Thank SengaDick
Central Scotland
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Visited today with my six year old son, and a friend with her six year old daughter. Both kids enjoyed the whole experience. Included in the price of the ticket was breakfast for the children. They had a choice of a breakfast box which included a box of cereal, yoghurt and raisins and a drink or four items from a... More 

Thank sunseeker7643
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I noticed the Christmas Afternoon Tea advertised for £10 per person and as my friends and I often visit here I thought it might be a good day out for us before Christmas. I booked online for 7 of us, there was facility for any dietary requirements to be entered. To be honest we weren't expecting anything great for the... More 

Thank aebruce
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great morning at Santa breakfast with our family . Santa and his lady helper are excellent and children had a great time . I've been to a few other Dobbies for Santa but this is the second time here and it's the best out of them all . Santa spends the whole time playing and singing with the children and... More 

Thank Katec1208
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Have visited here many times and the restaurant is a favourite of my mum but visited here today with a friend and it was just chaotic. Tried to order some hot food and was given a buzzer which would go off when food was ready (nothing too innovative I suppose), tried to order coffee but because my friend was taking... More 

1 Thank Zanna72
Leitrim, Ireland
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Found it brilliant Food great, Staff very Friendly. cant wait to go back cant believe some of the reviews may be Dr jackal and Mr Hyde. i found it very reasonable for breakfast and a large breakfast to.

Thank patrickcurran
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the cafe before 5pm, looking for coffee and cake. Three members of staff at the other end of the servery (hot drinks area) ignored us. Another staff member was putting scones away in a central area and it took several minutes before she responded, despite me asking her to serve us. All cakes wrapped up, clearly ready for... More 

Thank Mhairi S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Sadly disappointing pre-Christmas evening on Thursday. Sections closed off due to store upgrade works, trip hazards strewn around, music finished early, ... There was a great atmosphere early on and the £10 off a £50 spend was a bonus but it was a real shame it wasn't looking its best and fully prepared. Restaurant was doing a tasty turkey dinner... More 

Thank Love340
James R, Customer Care Manager at Dobbies Garden Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are currently bringing in a new display set up for the store that will be finished soon. Unfortunately we didn't manage to complete it ahead of the Christmas preview night. I believe it's almost complete and the store will soon be back to looking it's best. Regards James Customer Care... More 

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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Go to Debbie's we thought, the restaurant is fantastic......well. It in this one. We arrived at 11:15 and fancied breakfast, a large queue meant that it was close to breakfast stopping being served.... At 11:25 the lady announced that breakfast was finished, despite there being lots of stuff cooked on the hot plate, I had to insist that we got... More 

3 Thank Struman
Oban, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stop for lunch on Friday 16th Sept.ordered 2 prawn brown rolls and coffee.could not see any prawns in the roll and the sauce was dripping out.coffee was lukewarm more froth than coffee.very poor quality for the price charged

1 Thank jimgrout1_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: AOn the Road to Calander, Stirling, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 458860

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