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Karelia House

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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We are a family run craft and coffee shop based in-between Aberfeldy and Kenmore. We have a large selection of Yarns, Quilting Fabrics, Brother Sewing Machines and accessories. Our Coffee Shop sells a lovely variety of Homemade Cakes and light lunches which are locally sourced. Last orders in our cafe are 3pm Monday to Saturday and our Winter Hours are as advertised.
PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews soup scones cake panini tuna toasties crisps craft shop sewing machine helpful and knowledgeable staff absolutely top notch great coffee shop red onion an amazing array comfy seats excellent cafe highland perthshire
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife is an accomplished knitter and loves to come here for the wide selection of crafting materials e.g wool, fabric and accessories. The cafe serves very good snacks at reasonable prices with excellent service. We would go out of our way to call in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Banker64
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving us such a kind review, its great to know you go out your way to come and visit us and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Karelia House.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the day at Karelia House with our quilting group and we had the best day. We had a mini workshop then had a gorgeous buffet lunch. The food was excellent and the service was brilliant. Everyone there is so friendly and can’t do enough...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Macmum52
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We loved having your quilting group here and are so pleased you had a great day. I will pass on your kind comments to our hard working members of staff - look forward to seeing you on your next visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Karelia once or twice a week for lunch, it serves the best soup, most delicious sandwiches and nicest coffee in the area. Staff are so friendly, super helpful and always brighten our day. (Also can’t resist treating ourselves to a new knitting...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tricktroke
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We would love to see some of your knitting projects on your next visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plus great views, good service, warm friendly welcome, plenty of parking available, play area with outdoor picnic bench style seating outside, amazing selection of delicious looking cakes (these alone I would make the trip for!) and if you want to knit whilst nattering there are...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CaptMish
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. The Ecclefechan tart is a popular choice!! Looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must for craft enthusiasts (especially quilting and knitting) and a good cafe to go with it. Good selection of haberdashery too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Quest422939
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review. We hope to see you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

My partner and I discovered this place while doing the 8 mile walk from Aberfeldy to Kenmore. It was Saturday afternoon so very busy but they seemed to be managing well and there was a pleasant atmosphere. I had a hot chocolate and one of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank t0uringted
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It is such a nice walk from Aberfeldy to Kenmore along the river path. I will pass your comments on to the team and we look forward to seeing you on your next...More

Reviewed 24 January 2019

My wife and I have visited Karelia House several times before. We were not certain that it would be open during the winter and we were also not sure if the roads would be open as there had been a hard frost overnight. We were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul L
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Thank you Paul for taking the time to leave your lovely review. It has been so cold lately outside, but our wonderful Scandinavian wood burning stove heats up our showroom to make it nice and cosy, look forward to seeing you on your next visit...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

I was really looking forward to my lunch at Karelia House having planned my visit to the area. This is now my third (or fourth?) visit and it never disappoints. I love Highland Perthshire and, in particular, the Loch Tay/Aberfeldy area but I now go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank popsNcass
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Well, thank you so much and we are glad you make Karelia House part of your visits to beautiful Highland Perthshire.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

A gem of a place for those interested in sewing and knitting or just after a nice tea or snack. Great variety of sewing and knitting materials, sewing machines and set up for demonstrations. Very busy on this visit with limited seating in the café...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind review. We have been so busy lately that unfortunately at times all of our tables are full, but we do try and use extra tables when we are really busy to get everyone seated and...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Superb lunch, tasty spicy pumpkin soup, lovely fresh sandwiches served by friendly and cheerful staff. A great browse round the well stocked shop with staff willing to help and advise. There were 11 of us in a minibus and we were made so welcome that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anne M B
KareliaHouse, Manager at Karelia House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Anne, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. It was lovely seeing your group and we are glad you had such a great day here at Karelia House - we look forward to seeing you all again on your...More

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