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“Highly Recommended”
Review of Old Town Cafe - CLOSED

Old Town Cafe
Cuisines: Scottish
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We are a mid size Family Cafe/restaurant situated in the Harbourside area of Irvine offering delicious food, home baking, gorgeous home made ice-cream and great coffees in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We have lots of space between tables, and an outside patio ideal for dog walkers. You can bring your own bottle for a small corkage fee.
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Been here twice now and both times really liked the atmosphere and quality of the food. Owners and staff are very friendly and welcoming. The food is all prepared from fresh daily. Even standbys like Coronation Chicken are made from fresh, chicken cooked on the premises and sauce made up by the chef. ( I know of several other places where they get their sauces from a jar and their chicken frozen from the Cash and Carry).
All in all, a really nice place where nice people are offering good food at a reasonable price.
What more could you ask for?

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Thank OldPedaller
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markrob123, Owner at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2014

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed it and appreciate our approach to preparation and cooking. We pride ourselves on fresh stock daily and yes all sauces and food is prepared on the premises to order, our philosophy is would we enjoy eating what we serve. If not, we wont serve it.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

been a few times for lunch and breakfast and food is always very tasty, staff are great my only complaint is the smell of cooking in premises. but i always go back.

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1  Thank Jackie O
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markrob123, Owner at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2014

Thanks for your very kind review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. May I attempt to address your concerns about the smell of cooking? As you have seen, the kitchen and seating area are open plan as I like the customers to see what is happening in the kitchen. As such, it is quite difficult to isolate cooking smells, even with the extraction on. I am currently attempting to inquire whether a stronger extraction unit would make a difference. I hope this does not deter you from further visits and I look forward to seeing you back

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Visited the Old Town Cafe for weekend lunch, very welcoming and friendly atmosphere in a nice location near the coast. We opted for the homemade burger (made to order) which we both agreed were the best burgers we've had anywhere! Delicious, substantial and cooked to perfection. We'll be back...

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Thank Simon D
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Irene S, Owner at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2014

We cant thank you enough for your kind and generous feedback and we hope to see you again real soon.

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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Popped in for a light lunch, the soup, a creme cauliflower and chicken was excellent and the whole meal bread delicious as were the sandwiches, panini's and scones. A real friendly couple and a great homely place. We'll be back soon.

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2  Thank Jim_the_Scot
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Irene S, Owner at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2014

Thank you for your kind review we are glad you enjoyed your lunch and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Popped in this lovely cafe on our day visit to the beach in Irvine. After spending a couple of hours outside, we decided we wanted to warm ourselves up and this cafe was on our way to the train station ( it is situated really close to the station-2-3 mins away). We ordered a mocha and a piece of apple pie. I can honestly say this was one of the best apple pies I've ever tried. It came served with an ice cream. The coffee was also really nice! The owners were lovely and welcoming! We had a wee chat with them!
Definitely will come back soon!
Greetings from Bulgaria and Kenya! :)

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Thank Aleksandra I
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Irene S, Owner at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2014

Mark and I are so happy you came across us on your visit to irvine.Thank you for your kind comments we sincerely appreciate it.Will be lovely to see you again.

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