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£3 - £7
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Cafe, British, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 6 January 2023 via mobile

Hey there just wanted to say I had a lovely lunch and great service, definitely recommend to anyone if you are looking for a coffee and a cake or some lunch. There breakfast is delicious.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2022 via mobile

Great food from the menu and super friendly service and lovely relaxed atmosphere. Whether for coffee or lunch you will not be disappointed

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 28 September 2019

Popped in while out and about and what a very pleasant surprise. We were only looking for an afternoon fill me up but could have ended up having enough for our lunch AND dinner the choice was so good. Everything was so fresh and well...presented by the very polite and friendly staff. Finally settled on the superb rolls with square sausage and coffees, they went down a treat. Looking forward to our next visit to try something else. Highly recommend a visit when in the area....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 16 May 2019

I would go here again as the service is great, although the food is plain but it’s still some good food. I go to Strathaven academy so it was nice to eat there with my friends 😄

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Excellent coffee. Lovely lunches. Great service! Lots of room for prams and a relaxed informal and friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

The crib is a tea room tucked away from the main town centre but only 5-10 minutes walk away. It is run by volunteers from a community outreach group who use the old west kirk building in the town. The food is plain but very...good and on a cold day the soup is always good to go for we had a soup and sandwich deal and finished with coffee. The service was quick and friendly and I'm sure we will be back for lunch some time soon.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is our second time visiting The Crib and I have to say the service and food was excellent same as last time. This place has a superb atmosphere and just recently opened up a lovely garden at the rear to eat out in when...the weather is decent. All in all well worth a visit or two.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times for a nibble & coffee whilst meeting with colleagues and also on other occasions with my toddler son. The staff are so welcoming & friendly. Even encouraged my son to help them out tidying up tables etc. Gave him stickers...too. Such a kind thing to do and made me not feel so pressured about him wandering about the place all the time. Food is fabulous and the different flavoured syrups for lattes are always going to win me over!More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal, the burger was the best I've had. Staff are lovely and the decor is quite special. I think it is good value.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Visited The Crib with a friend for a light lunch. The staff are lovely and all very helpful. The food is really nice especially the soups and tbere are alwsys a great selection of cakes. A pleasure to visit.

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Out if this world coffee made by Jenni, tiger striping and everything. Had to wait to get a seat because every table was full but can't mark you down for being busy.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Called in without booking.nice staff very friendly.We ordered our lunch which was served really quick with a big pot of tea. Reasonable prices and a good size of meal. Definatley recommend this cafe and will certainly come back

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

food lovely very well presented staff warm and friendly little gem of a place ....superb beautiful surroundings ....hidden just behind church in Thompson street

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

It looks well hidden, but judging by how busy it was this afternoon it is a poorly kept secret. The staff are super friendly, the ambiance is excellent and the temperature is just right for a winters day. The simple menu is full of well...sourced and well prepared delights, from breakfast rolls, to sandwiches and soup, burgers and filled potatoes. They are now the third place that I have found (other than all Sainsbury's cafes,) that have unsweetened soy as standard. Well worth a stop when shopping or for a quick lunch.More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We've come here a few times for lunch with friends with young children and lunch is always lovely, fresh and great value. Nice atmosphere inside and some toys available for younger children.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Yes, The Crib offers takeaway services.

The Crib is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5