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The Loft Cafe & Bakery

Peffers Place, Haddington EH41 3DR, Scotland
+44 1620 824456
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (50 reviews)
“cakes” (33 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Peffers Place, Haddington EH41 3DR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here sat about lunch time very busy but quick and friendly staff to meet and sest you .nice choice of food on menu and presented lovely .reasonable prices we had a bit of a wait but worth it .would come back next time to...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

On a break with friends in this charming town, we were in need of a spot of lunch. Tucked away behind the East Lothian Council building this former canteen building - don't be put off- has been converted to a light, airy, and modern cafe...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped at this restaurant for a light lunch after walking from Longniddry on old railway path. Large first floor eating place with lots a character and atmosphere. We both opted for the quiche and vegetable salad which was tasty and filling....More

Thank Mickey M
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Came for some lunch on a busy Saturday afternoon. Service was good and the lunch itself was lovely (see pics)! We shared the raspberry and lemon cake which was great (see pic) and I had a flat white which I am pleased to say, actually...More

Thank wee-weegie4
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch. We are very passionate about our coffee and Jake, our Barista, works very hard to ensure that every cup served is just right. I hope we will welcome you back soon. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a busy, popular cafe set off the main street in Haddington. It is good for breakfast, lunch, coffee & definitely cake. My daughter & I recently went for lunch opting for potato skins (see photo) & the soup/sandwich combo. Lunch was good &...More

Thank Starkin
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We do take our coffee very seriously and it is always great to hear that it is appreciated by our customers - particularly when enjoyed with one of our home baked cakes! I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch and hope...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Called in for a coffee and a cake but all the food looked so delicious we had to try it. The sausage rolls on the winter ploughman's did not disappoint and the quiche and salad was the best I've had in a very long time....More

Thank Lorraine B
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Sarah's sausage rolls are fast becoming legendary! I'm very glad you were tempted to stay and eat and hope we will see you again soon. Kind regards Anita

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We went up to Edinburgh for a family gathering and stayed with some of our family. We went into Haddington to get shopping and have a coffee. We've been to the Loft Cafe previously so took my brother and sister in law there as they...More

Thank Gina M
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

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

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to visit The Loft for a while and had heard good things about it. Certainly first impressions were good with a lovely building and lots of space. A very friendly welcome and we found ourselves a table. Service was then a...More

Thank Sticho
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you found your first visit disappointing. We bake our rolls each morning and these are yeasted, not sourdough. Our sourdough rolls are sourced locally. Of course I cannot be sure which you had, but finding a...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great live music venue upstairs, good friendly crowd and a great atmosphere, decent bar as well and they serve tasty meals downstairsMore

Thank CraigDouglas
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Sounds great, sadly we don't have a bar and although we occasionally have live music and serve tasty meals, I don't think this is meant for us! You may want to give The Bell and The Loft Sports Bar this lovely review instead :) Kind...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the Loft twice as had to be in Haddington for business and morning coffee was calling. Wee bit of a walk along slightly uneven path from main street to entrance. Thankfully on a very cold morning, the path had been gritted. Though the cafe...More

Thank Margaret W
Anita L, Owner at The Loft Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We always try to have a good selection of cakes and traybake, including gluten free and vegan, so hopefully there is something for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind...More

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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$7 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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