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69-71 High Street, Forres IV36 1AE, Scotland
+44 1309 672542
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09:00 - 05:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for tea and cake after an afternoon in Forres. Very tasty cakes, especially the White chocolate topped millionaire shortbread. Yummy!

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Thank MoragHughson
Forres, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This restaurant/cafe has a good selection of food nicely presented. The portion sizes are good as is the quality of the food and service. Good for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea.

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Thank Q8007DaveB
Inverness, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Cafe was quiet, plenty available tables. Ordered soup and sandwiches and pot of tea for one. Tea came quickly, however, the rest of the order did not!! Waitress came to the table after 20 minutes and said soup's on it's, 15 minutes later no soup or sandwiches, paid for the tea and left. Very disorganised, won't be back.

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Thank IAA321
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Doesn't look much from the outside and could do with a spruce up. We'd the tea for two @ £10.99 and it was superb. This compromised of sandwiches, a scone, tray bake and a slice of cake. Lovely big pot of tea that didn't dribble. Nice friendly staff, all a very pleasant experience and I would recommend. The menu is... More 

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Thank Les F
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Waited over 45 minutes for our order. When it did arrive the order was wrong. Very disappointing, redeemed slightly by correcting the price to reflect wrong order on paying

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Thank Kerri D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast nicely cooked and service was good. Very satisfying. Lots of room for children and pram. Good choice on the menu too. Would recommend for a good meal before heading off to the beach!

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Thank TeamRosieposie
Forres, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I am not a regular here but I know many people are. It is very popular, nicely placed in the centre of the High Street. Really friendly and always attentive staff. Food freshly prepared, simple but excellent value for money. I have used their home catering service on two special occasions and have found them to be very efficient and... More 

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Thank highlandlady909
Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Been here a few time. Reasonably priced . Staff friendly . There soup is lovely .it's like a never ending pail

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Thank Fiona H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Clearly homemade cake which is high quality and plenty of it :-) We visited twice over the weekend , once on Saturday afternoon for tea and cake then again on Sunday morning for breakfast. They were pleasant and accommodating for me ( fussy ) separate beans & eggs . All good and not too greasy , the only complaint between... More 

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Thank nic0903
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Very traditional, bit dated but friendly staff and fabulous coffee and bacon rolls! Nice to sit in the window with a paper and watch the world go by!

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Thank Squizzmoths

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 05:00
Monday
09:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 05:00
Saturday
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69-71 High Street, Forres IV36 1AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Forres
  • Phone Number: +44 1309 672542

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?