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US$3 - US$10
Cafe, British, Scottish
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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...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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
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
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...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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
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
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
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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Linda D
23 September 2018|
Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the Crib is staffed mainly by volunteers so might be.
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  • Yes, The Crib offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Crib offers delivery services.

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