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“Oh dear!!!”

Dobbies Garden Centre
Ranked #132 of 189 Restaurants in Dunfermline
Cuisines: Scottish
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We thought that it would be a bit of a treat to have a Sunday morning breakfast at Dobbies on a nice bright summer's morning. We could have a nice breakfast and then shop for some plants. Oh dear.... not the relaxed enjoyable treat we were looking for! The queue for hot food was huge but we persevered. 15 mins later we got to the front of the queue only to find they "had no rolls left". 10.30 and they had no rolls. Funnily enough we passed their food shop on the way out and they had dozens of rolls! Still, if they can't get rolls from their own shop then maybe they could nip to Tesco (who own Dobbies) and is 5 mins away to get some. The toast we got in lieu of rolls was so hard it could have been used to tile the floor. The rest of the food was distinctly average and far from hot. There was no fresh orange in the chilled cabinet. The only positive is that the coffee was good. I am sure they do good plants too but by the time we'd endured the breakfast the moment had passed. My advice, if you want a nice breakfast to set you up for the day, is avoid Dobbies.

1  Thank Colin C
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

I made a slight detour to my journey as I took a notion for Dalgety Bay Dobbies macaroni cheese with the most delicious roast potatoes but when I got there at 1325 there was no macaroni left. I was so disappointed and the other two options of steak pie and cajun chicken didn't appeal. The young man who served me was so nice and it made all the difference. Instead I opted for apple pie and custard and it was simply wonderful. So Dalgety Bay Dobbies, remember there are working people out there that are unable to squeeze lunch in before 1.30pm

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Thank Pat I
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Friend and I had the Traditional Afternoon Tea and it was very good and
excellent value for money. We were also waitress served in a small area
especially for the Afternoon Tea which made it a bit special.

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1  Thank Lorraine1401
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

title says it all, dobbies has to have the best value breakfast on the park, and if you have kids they will love the playground and the animals at the garden centre. next time i stay here i'll be having dobbies breakfast every day.

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Thank TheAbductee
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Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

Great garden centre if a bit expensive. As for the canteen- what can i say? I have not had such a bad experience since i had a boil lanced. Toothache would have been a better option. The cold sandwich was hotter than the frozen chips. It would be humane to the forced labour if it was self service from a vending machine. Since tesco bought over it has been a disgrace

2  Thank alantheweegie
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