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Once Upon a Time


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Traditional sweet shop
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Cafe, British, Scottish
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews cakes soup ice cream bread sweet shop willy wonka roald dahl great coffee wee cafe high street friendly service wallpaper sweetshop establishment
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in to this wee cafe ,surprised to see no sandwiches on the menu for lunch.It seems to be more of an ice cream parlour with coffees . We had a nice Tomato and Basil soup with bread and butter but that was all they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Popped in for pot of tea this afternoon. Also had a piece of sponge. Always found staff very friendly when we've been.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank polglase2015
Reviewed 11 December 2018

In the high street there are a lot of place where you can eat something, but Once upon a time is a lovely place where you can eat some cake, ice cream, candy, coffee... I tried a waffle with Strawberry ice cream. Delicious!!! I loved...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sarapY5286RD
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Had a nice coffee in this quaint coffee shop decorated with Willy wonka wallpaper and cushions. Great coffee n cakes. Also a sweetshop selling goodies, gifts and ice cream aswell. Great little find.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jamesldn
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little coffee/sweet shop. Sells all the old favourites like chelsea bars/lucky tatties etc. Really pleasant staff and delicious ice cream. A wee gem of a place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We visited today and will definitely be back - friendly and welcoming - great coffee and though we didn’t have anything to eat, it all looked very tempting - thank you!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JanePeattie
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time today and what a great little place this is! Decorated beautifully with Roald Dahl themed wallpaper and cushions, Once Upon a Time has a great lunch deal- £6 for soup, coffee and large slice of cake (yummy!)

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Ratbat01
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Was in once upon a time for the first time today the place is very nice the food and the service was excellent we had a coffee and scone. They sell Chelsea whoppers in the shop and I loved them as a kid never seen...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank philg06
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We stopped here for a coffee on afternoon. As the name suggests its theme is geared towards children. Set out with its candy stripe décor, it looked like something between an old fashioned sweet shop and a toddler’s bedroom. Rather small for a café and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Captain_Coyote
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Such a quaint and beautifully decorated tea shop. Stopped for a drink and cake after viewing the rail bridge. Great value and very friendly staff. A real gem.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Mikejt67
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