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The Rex Cafe

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65-71 Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1RY, Scotland
+44 1698 262637
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to the Rex for years and love the Fish Tea! The service in the restaurant is friendly with old familiar faces. There is not a lot to criticise as you get what you come for... A well cooked fish tea with crispy better. I don't want to find fault in the Rex as it's a bit... More 

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Thank graham m
Motherwell
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Can't fault the food however service is awful. Got a delivery, juice missing, immediately called and asked if driver could return as wouldn't have even left the estate. Driver returned 1 hour later no explanation or apology.

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Thank AllyMotherwell
Scotland
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124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Having sampled the take away food here many times I was invited to try the attached fish restaurant by Kenny, along standing customer of this place. Café was spotless a mixture of small tables and side booths which were immaculate. Following Kenny's guidance I had to order the Special Fish tea. Everything is made to order and it took about... More 

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Thank jamesmccaig
scotand
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Really can't fault this place Regularly visit with my partner and daughter for lunch Fish is lovely Pizzas fresh Staff friendly Excellent value for money

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1 Thank Cclare86
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

highly recommended by me the fish was well cooked and the chips were done to a turn.the restaurant is clean with attentive staff.astounding value for money

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1 Thank ronniemcculloch1
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

weekday special at lunchtime is great value for supper's... still a full sized portion, but all for £2.50.

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1 Thank Ken G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here for a quick bite to eat before our show in the theatre nearby.. The staff were cheerful ad efficient and the food was tasty and hot..would definitely recommend it.

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1 Thank ALLEN H
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an old haunt of mine and provokes nostalgia in me and even after a fair number of years still delivers excellent fish n chips though the menu has expanded to cater to todays tastes and is quite varied. If you feel like a really good old style chippie fish tea then you cant go wrong here.

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1 Thank Anne Marie M
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had dinner in the restaurant, good food.not a fancy place, but ideal if your just looking for dinner on the way home.

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1 Thank MoMac66
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Best special fish supper ever the fish is huge and the chips tasty. All the food looks delicious but I can't see past the fish.

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1 Thank Kelz484

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-71 Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1RY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  North Lanarkshire  >  Motherwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1698 262637

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