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“Disappointing and Misleading” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe In The Square

Cafe In The Square
Ranked #40 of 141 Restaurants in St Andrews
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Disappointing and Misleading”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Had visitied peviously and really enjoyed, unfortunately has went downhill.

Decided to re-visit for paninis - told no longer selling panini - however online menu and signage outside still advertises panini's.

Ordered sandwich's instead, they came lightning fast but were tasteless and dry. My coronation chicken mayo was were dry and VERY cold almost like it had been served straight from a freezer. Also bread had no mayo or butter on it which added to the dryness. Partner had tuna mayo and it was exactly the same. (perhaps need to turn fridge temperature down??)

Very overpriced for sandwiches which were only garage / supermarket chilled cabinet quality, we were very disappointed as have visited few times previously and enjoyed.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Very nice for lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

This is a quick lunch/coffee/cake sort of place. They also do take away soup and bread etc. I get lunch regularly from here - always excellent and at a good price.

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank AlDearle
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“First time visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

This was our visit visit to this wee cafe in the square beside the dolls house restaurent.
It is very popular, so there are often queues here. However, the food is consistently good with loads of home made goodies.Excellent value for money and very cheery waitressess. Well worth a visit if you visit St Andrews.No WIFI here though.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank daveed_13
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Room for improvement”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

This food place is ... Kinda okay. Accept the food is very expensive and the place is tinyy! However, I did enjoy yhe cakes and muffins :)

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A very pleasant place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

This has a Habitat / Ikea feel to it and the food is a bit old-fashioned, but very fresh and delicious, with very nice staff.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Richard D
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