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Johnston's of Elgin Coffee Shop

) #1 of 8 Coffee & Tea in Elgin #4 of 68 Places to Eat in Elgin €€ - €€€ Cafe, British,
Johnston's of Elgin Flagship Store | Newmill, Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
+44 1343 554000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (74 reviews)
“cakes” (70 reviews)
“sandwich” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Johnston's of Elgin Flagship Store | Newmill, Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped at Johnston's mid morning and had breakfast roll and scone. Friendly service in nice surroundings.

Thank h81p
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is an absolute gem. Stumbled across the coffee shop by chance and we weren't disappointed. The coffee was great and the food and bakes were fantastic. All reasonably priced and the staff were very helpful. This place is a must for visitors to...More

Thank Rhona M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service great food and great surroundings all in al, a lovely place to visit for lunch but do book in advance or get there early for lunch. Fantastic choice on menu and cakes to die for. A must to cisit

Thank elliefleming12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, nice surroundings. Luxury cashmere goods for sale & other household items in the adjoining shops, nice to browse round & finish off in the coffee shop. Good selection of cakes & delicious homemade scones, combined with quality coffee or tea. Not the cheapest...More

Thank ScottishGemini
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I nearly did not get a gluten free sandwich cake as the new member of staff doing the serving had not read the order correctly. Luckily I was watching, and when I pointed out the error they corrected it immediately. I had 3 apologies and...More

Thank Katweeble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a high tea here last week which was very much enjoyed. Two different kinds of sandwiches and a lovely selection of fancy pieces. Option to have a glass of prosecco with it instead of tea which I unfortunately had to pass on due...More

Thank Loopdaloop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely coffee, just really slow service, customers at table next to us walked out before ordering as waiters took so long to not go over. 3 waitresses were seen over behind counter just chatting to each other. Didn't seem to be anyone working. Rather off...More

Thank rachaelmurphey1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a coffee on our way home and to be honest it's not the best. Cappuccino was cold and the cakes weren't as fresh as they looked. It was late in the day, but still not great.

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely coffee shop in huge room with plenty of tables and good varied menu . Scones are beautiful and fresh everyday

Thank kst11y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lively coffee shop. Nicely decorated and a good selection of cakes. You got a good sized nice flavoured coffee. We had the Cajun chicken club sandwich which was packed with filling and flavour. The staff were very friendly and efficient. And although...More

Thank June H
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Jade D
25 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JoElgin | Property representative |
Hi Jodie Thank you for your enquiry. At this time Johnstons of Elgin do not have any dairy free baked goods on offer. Please be assured that our Coffee Shop management have been made aware of your request, and are looking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johnston's of Elgin Flagship Store | Newmill, Elgin IV30 4AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 554000
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