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Loch Arthur Creamery and Cafe

) #7 of 98 Restaurants in Dumfries €€ - €€€ Cafe, British, Soups
Beeswing, Dumfries, Scotland
+44 1387 259669
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (41 reviews)
“homity pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Beeswing, Dumfries, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Warmly welcomed, served quickly and food was good value and tasty. There's a pleasant seating area outside but the weather put a stop to that prospect. The menu was not terribly extensive but it wasn't terribly expensive either and featured some unusual goodies. Would go...More

Thank DerbyshireJonno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my third review of Loch Arthur - started at 5 stars, and gradually slipping from 3 to 2. It's not the food. It's not the premises. It's the lack of customer awareness which has seen this lovely place slip in my estimation. From...More

Thank bellytubby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely tasty, homemade food, great refreshments and a warm friendly atmosphere generated by charming and professional staff in the restaurant. Wonderful range of fresh produce (meat, fish, vegetables, salad stuff) for sale in the shop. My personal favourite fresh produce is the bacon and the...More

Thank bigbeekay
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful clean, airy and friendly farm shop. Staff are very friendly and helpful. There was a delay in our food being served and the waitress was very apologetic. I chose the ricotta fritters which were served with a very tasty fresh salad and salsa. Took...More

Thank twinklesblog
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Called in for some goodies from the shop - it having been recommended to us. The produce either made by the Camphill community or local businesses was very tasty and formed the basis of a number of meals for us on our holiday. Though it...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Went here for lunch today, never been before but will certainly be back. Delicious home made carrot dal soup which had just enough of a kick to it, good size portion and came with three different types of home made breads. Nice shop as well...More

Thank janicejanroxy
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Lovely setting in Beeswing outside Dumfries. Loch Arthur Camphill community is a charity formerly of the Camphill Village trust which supports workers with learning disabilities -so for no other reason visiting here supports their work. A working farm producing their own cheese available in the...More

Thank pipmac3
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited Loch Arthur on Friday 28/06/17. On arrival we spotted a fish stall at the front entrance of the main building. After a lovely cuppa and sandwich in the cafe, we bought freshly baked bread and organic meat and veg in the shop, all...More

Thank AudnCol
Reviewed 28 June 2017

When you are in the Dumfries area and are looking for a really nice place for your lunch for some delicious cheese, then the place that I am about to review is the place for you, and that place is Loch Arthur Creamery and Café...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff, good service, and lovely food. The shop was interesting, with items from all over the world. There is also a social enterprise aspect to it which is very worthwhile.

Thank Muriel W
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Christine M
20 July 2016|
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Response from 1960dinky | Reviewed this property |
17 February 2016|
Response from johanneswitt |
Yes, indeed, there is a wheelchair free to use at the front door of the shop, near the car park.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beeswing, Dumfries, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 259669
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