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The View

Harbour Road, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
+44 7990 868432
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toasties” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Harbour Road, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Good quality food and stunning views. Welcoming atmosphere, reasonable menu, overall would recommend.

1  Thank NManchester87
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This is a definite stop if you're in the area. A wonderful view in lovely surroundings and the staff are very welcoming. We both had tea and a very yummy cupcake-perfect!

1  Thank ArchieNYC
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Stopped off today for the first time for coffee and cake. Lovely location and amazed by the value, will definitely be back as we live in the area. Will be good after a day's kayaking plus profits go to the Port William lifeboat, a very...More

1  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had soup and sandwich and both of us liked what we were served. This cafe is very modern and spotless and the staff exceptionally friendly. It serves a good cause for the local lifeboat/rescue service. Sells gifts for the cause and bought my wife...More

1  Thank cranrobBucks
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Visited looking for a cream tea. Nice location, good view of sea and harbour, clean. The cream, however, was definitely off. My wife ate some of the cream before I realised it was off and she was very ill that night. The staff were pleasant...More

2  Thank Patrickmac
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The staff are exceptionally friendly. Not to be missed. The views as you would expect are great. Buy a brick for the wall to support the charity

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We popped into here on our last day in Port William to order three hot chocolates. The staff were very friendly and the drinks were lovely. The toilets were clean and the views from the cafe are absolutely stunning. All profits go to the Port...More

1  Thank lovesfood189
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Good food and very clean with friendly service, what more do you need? Nice view over the harbour with plenty of free parking.

1  Thank satanspor
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had read about the View from Trip advisor, and as it was for the Lifeboat, thought we'd stop in for coffee and cake. Both were lovely. And had an ice cream too. The staff were lovely and friendly. And a lovely location. It was...More

1  Thank Merlin A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was staying at the Galloway Astronomy centre this week and on Friday 7th July I saw the View so went in and had a really nice coffee etc . The staff were all very friendly and the café very clean and I bought several...More

1  Thank Letham45
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Arthur B
9 April 2017|
Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
Opening times Sunday 10am - 4pm. You can check with them via their website page search under PIRSAC - although I notice they still have their Winter opening times up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Road, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Port William
  • Phone Number: +44 7990 868432
  • E-mail
Fresh ground coffee, homemade soup, toasties, paninis, cakes, kids lunch boxes, teacakes, scones and traditional afternoon teas served in bone china. All this while looking at an amazing panoramic view of Luce Bay to the Isle of Man.
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