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Thistles Coffee Shop & Catering

11 Main Street, West Calder EH55 8BY, Scotland
+44 1506 873322
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
08:30 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
11 Main Street, West Calder EH55 8BY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always visit this cafe when i have a day off, either for breakfast or lunch. Friendly atmosphere, good food and nice environment x

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I've called in here twice now for soups and coffees, and I will do so again. The home-made soup is so good that my companion had a second helping. Staff and regular customers are very friendly.

Thank Bean-astair
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Really efficient service. Excellent breakfast rolls. Sensible pricing. Really enjoyed my first experience at Thistles. It won't be my last.

Thank DavidDundonald
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, excellent staff, good home baking. I would recommend you to try here, good for a quite coffee and cake or for a nice lunch. Also do take away

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Have visited Thistles regularly for snack lunches and it never disappoints. Soups are delicious and you always get a hearty portion. Sandwiches are tasty and there are numerous fillings to choose from. Also impressed that they avoid the typical cafe style of serving 'chips with...More

Thank Aitke23
Reviewed 7 September 2017

a very clean café with all freshly made soups and sandwiches etc the home baking is very tasty the staff are lovely and always smiling one of my special wee places to go for lunch

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Nice wee cafe always busy as food is lovely so is staff .Plenty to choose from to next to bus stop if you don't drive

Thank Joyce A
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in to Thistles Coffee Shop for a quick lunch on our way south. It was a bright and clean cafe with fresh and interesting decor. The staff were helpful and the service was prompt. There was a fairly extensive menu with a variety...More

Thank Mel_Porche
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Stopped for lunch in this little village. So glad we found this fantastic coffee shop. Chilli haggis with Scottish chedar panini-so yummy. Excellent coffee too. Very friendly staff and excellent service. Good value. Highly recommended.

Thank Bluelizard100
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Jamie as you know very happy visiting Thistles . now engaged to Linda who has visited too . Lindas views . staff very welcoming and friendly food lovely especially cakes. look forward to my visits I find it relaxing and feel at home . Jamie...More

Thank Jamie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Main Street, West Calder EH55 8BY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  West Calder
  • Phone Number: +44 1506 873322
  • E-mail
Whether your looking for a nice Latte in comfortable surroundings,or a hearty bowl of home made soup,you'll find it at Thistles. Come in and let your eyes widen at our delightful display of home made cakes and home bakingor stay for one of our famous Afternoon Teas.Where possible we try to use fresh local produce. We use seasonal organic vegetables and salads supplied by the Wholeshebag from South Cobbinshaw and local butcher J & L Gillies supply the majority of our meat products.
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