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“A lovely experience”
Review of The Hideaway Cafe

The Hideaway Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I've been here today with the two toddlers I'm taking care of, and we all enjoyed it!

The staff is really nice and aware of their customers well being, they hoped up several times at the table to ask if everything was okay. One of the waitress even proposed me some help with the buggy, this was really nice. It was quite busy but we didn't wait long to be served. They've got some chairs and crayons for the kids, which is always good.

The food was delicious, and the plates are quite big for a reasonable price. The choice of cakes is amazing, and they taste gorgeous. They've got a kid menu as well, and I found the prices very cheap for those. Furthermore, the decoration is lovely and it's a pleasure to eat nice food in well chosen plates and bowls. This place is definitely going to become one of my favorite.

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Thank MelleMilie
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

Tucked away behind the shops in Fountain Road, this is the newest eatery in this delightful town renouned for its association with Robert Louis Stevenson. When first entering it looks a bit bare, but the warmth and the buzz of busy tables soon dispels any negative impression. A family concern, the staff are very friendly and obliging, with table service thrown in. There is a range of snacks, cakes etc and their scones are the best and always so fresh, It is early days for this establishment, and I would suggest that some table coverings would enhance the experience and match the period china which are delightful. As cold winter days approach a log burning stove would make all the difference and could easily be flued up the blocked off fire place. As for now don,t miss a treat and pay a visit asap.

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1  Thank andrew k
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Visited here the other day - looks lovely and the decor is gorgeous. Restaurant very clean and fresh, nice sofa and magazines.
Was very busy - service was ok - not great, waitress was scratching head then serving food and most staff had long hair and not tied back, no uniform - quite scruffy big jumpers etc.
food was lovely - open sandwich was nice, cake portion was really exceptionally tiny although nice it was very small for what they charged.
Tea was quite a big pot with one little tea bag - wishy washy tea nothing special and nothing near as delicious as other teas rooms nearby.
Place was noisy - music may have softened the atmosphere of the noisey wooden floor.
Didn't really feel comfortable, was too close to the next table to us who could hear everything we were saying and vice versa.
Maybe just teething problems - wouldnt rush back!

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1  Thank DunblaneAl
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

Took my mother-in-law for her birthday today,2nd visit, nice atmosphere and enjoyed what we had but at 2.30pm very little baking to choose from and consequently felt the portion of cake was mean(especially when we were celebrating an 81st birthday) because they needed to eek it out as people were still lining up for tables.

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Thank Kiwigael
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

Been for lunch a couple of times and had great sandwiches. Found it hard to resist the amazing looking homemade cakes so shared with my 3 year old, who scoffed most of it! Nice addition to Bridge of Allan

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Thank Wood666
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