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The Loft Cafe & Bakery

Peffers Place, Haddington EH41 3DR, Scotland
+44 1620 824456
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (50 reviews)
“cakes” (35 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (16 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 16:30 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Peffers Place, Haddington EH41 3DR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere nice food but last time we went we had to wait 45 minutes to be served with 3scones and teaMore

Thank murraymax2009
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you had to wait so long as this is not typical of the service we offer. Next time, do let us know, as it is very difficult for me to comment without knowing the circumstances. I do hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed on this occasion. Although the coffees tasted great they were lukewarm and the girl who served us seemed a bit disinterested. Stand out was the brownie which we shared and the amazing sourdough loaf which was purchased to take away.More

Thank 10karenr
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were disappointed. Our Barista carefully regulates the temperature to ensure that each cup of coffee is enjoyed at its best. I would recommend that you ask for your coffee to be extra hot next time. Don't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting serving excellent coffee and cake and selling lovely local produce. Excellent service and dog friendly too.

Thank Laura J
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoy visiting The Loft and hope we will welcome you back soon. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the cafe today for a late lunch. Order was taken and food arrived quickly. That’s where it started to go downhill. One of us ordered mackerel pate with a cup of soup and bread this arrived with the wrong soup ordered and as the...More

1  Thank carolbJ1370TC
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am very sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit to The Loft. I am troubled that you feel your concerns were not properly addressed as we take very seriously any complaint or query and always seek to remedy it at the time. We are...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Met my friend for lunch and decided to visit the Loft. Was very busy - Saturday lunchtime. Sat outside in the courtyard as lovely weather. We had small soup and ploughman's. Lovely soup and beautifully presented ploughman's. Lovely selection of goods and lovely coffee. Lovely...More

1  Thank anniemandco
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so lucky to have the courtyard for people to enjoy when the weather permits. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again soon. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We have had 1 lunch and 1 breakfast here in the last two weeks and the food quality was astonishing. Lunch had lovely sides (Carrot salad and pea cous cous which was amazing and unusual to come with a panini (everywhere else gives you a...More

Thank Brian344
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review. I'm glad you have enjoyed your visits. We will look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Being very new to the area we asked if anybody could recommend somewhere we could go with dogs, we were advised to try the Loft, lovely food, delicious particularly the mushroom soup. Friendly staff, very clean toilets, seems quite popular with locals and can understand...More

1  Thank LizSmiff
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so glad you were recommended to come and visit us. We hope you will come again in the future. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 26 September 2018

We used to live here and were taking friends out for a brief tour of East Lothian,we only had coffee and scones but were really good.All the food on offer looked great and the surroundings lovely too. Although busy service was reasonably quick, would like...More

1  Thank icmh3619
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review. I do hope you will visit us again and sample more from our menu! Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Normally a fan. But of late noticed a drop off in service. Waiting for service whilst feeding my son, felt invisible. Had to call waitress who had served a couple who came in 10mins after me. She now appears disgruntled by my complaint. Baby high...More

1  Thank Malcolm H
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your most recent visit. Having lost some of our Saturday staff to University we are currently training new staff. This may account for a slight drop in service whilst they build up...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is a thriving little gem hidden away at the back of the Main Street - has everything, disability access, amazing staff, good wholesome good and naughty cakes - the ambience inside and out is welcoming - we visit often

1  Thank SuzyQ3110
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. It is great for us to hear how much you enjoy coming and recognise the hard work that everyone puts in. Kind regards Anita

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Response from magsmog | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a lift , the toilets are on the ground level
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 16:30
Friday
08:30 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peffers Place, Haddington EH41 3DR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Haddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 824456
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Description
Our light and spacious café is situated in a beautiful listed stone building, with a sheltered courtyard where you can sit and enjoy some of our artisan tea or coffee. We believe in good simple food, freshly prepared using local produce and keeping very much in tune with the seasons. Come and say hello!
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