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“Nice quiet spot for coffee and lunch”
Review of Bessies Bar Tearoom - CLOSED

Bessies Bar Tearoom
Cuisines: British
Description: This is a first class eatery,deserves praise as they go the extra mile.
Restaurant details
Description: This is a first class eatery,deserves praise as they go the extra mile.
Dunfermline
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Nice quiet spot for coffee and lunch”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Bessies is a nice little spot for a coffee or light lunch after or before your visit to Culross. Produce is fresh with the veg coming from the garden behind the Palace.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Gerry M
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9 reviews from our community

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English first
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“reasonable food if a little pricey”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Decided to try Bessie's cafe for lunch after problems getting served at the Biscuit cafe (see other review !).

Service was quick and friendly although the staff did look a little harassed as it was a wee bit busy. By the time we got in (late afternoon) the soup was off the menu, which was a bit of a surprise. Not on the menu, but advised that Stovies were available we decided to go for this and was really surprised how good they were, knowing that Stovies can be a "hit" or a "miss". The only downside was the size of the portion for over 5 pounds... which was a little stingy to say the least. If the portions had been a little bigger this cafe would have got more stars... maybe next time !!

Visited April 2014
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1 Thank linzerbairn
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Friendly and welcoming”
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Lovely little tearoom in the quaint village of Culross. Varied menu and all reasonably priced.
We found the staff very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our meal was lovely and I finished it off with a delicious homemade scone.

Will definitely be back.......

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank sg31eb
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Culross, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Charming olde worlde tearoom”
Reviewed 14 June 2013 via mobile

Living in the village, we often pop in to Bessie's for a drink or a bite. The staff are lovely, the food always hits the spot and when you're done, what's nicer than a wander round the palace garden.

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank nialldc
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Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Disappointing!”
Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

Although the coffee & cake we had was nice, it was way overpriced. The place has no atmosphere & the staff, although friendly, insisted on talking to each other about personal matters extremely loudly. We saw one couple come in & walk straight out again. On the plus side they do offer gluten free cakes. This place is ok but I won't go again.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank BagsRus22
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