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The Cafe Royal

95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
+44 1461 202865
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (60 reviews)
“macaroni cheese” (11 reviews)
“tartare” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service from all staff, excellent food and loved the new interior (especially the light fittings!).

Thank joandnigel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say more.... Best fish and chips going. Excellent value for money, thick fish perfectly cooked

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another return visit and it never disappoints. Arrived to find a queue at the front door which is always a good sign. Inside, the management team were leading by example and the team were genuinely working hard to feed their customers. The lady ahead of...More

Thank Rest757
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The café royal is long established in Annan and has consistently produced high quality food at a reasonable price. The staff are friendly and courteous and I highly recommend not only trying their fish and chips but the Scottish breakfast. My most recent visit was...More

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Tonight with my family we visited the Cafe Royal located at 95 High Street Annan for our tea on the way to the Lonsdale Cinema and had a really delicious meal of macaroni cheese which was absolutely delicious and which I would recommend washed down...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Visited today and decided to leave due to the disgusting staff manner. Accused my grandad of skipping the queue (which he hadn’t) and began shouting extremely patronising to him in front of everyone. Absolutely disgusting behaviour and definitely not a way to treat customers, especially...More

7  Thank ktb839
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

We only respond to real reviews, good or bad. To all readers, please note this is this individual's only review recommending our competitor, it has been reported and under investigation.

Reviewed 8 April 2018

This place is only 2 mins off the M74, well worth a visit, the food is excellent. We were waited on by a young lady named Rebecca who was cheery and very professional in her job. The food as always is of the highest standard...More

Thank Kenny C
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hello there Kenny C, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a superb review. I will certainly pass your kind comments about Rebecca, she's lovely and a star of our team. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon ,...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

What a lovely place to eat. It was quite busy when we visited but it did not mean there was delay or reduced quality. Fabulous chippy tea - lovely venue. ThankyouMore

Thank Catherine R
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hello Catherine R. That’s a great review and we are thrilled you thought it was fabulous. That is after all, our aim. We pass on all our reviews go our hard working team and I know they will be very happy. Thanks again and we...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I visited here 26/3/18 following a recommendation from a friend . Disappointing . We were given wrong drinks to start with then offered somebody else’s dinner . The lasagne was well done on the top I had the macaroni wich was nice and very large...More

1  Thank Wendygray1966
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hello Wendygray1966, first of all, thank you for taking the time to write our review. Obviously, it is disappointing to receive such a poor review however, it is only by letting us know we can improve our service. We would like to offer you a...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It was my pleasure to return to this well run Cafe, I have visited this Cafe for many years and and it’s always been friendly with well trained staff and the food is always great, never had a bad meal there. You can also telephone...More

Thank Fergie717
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Hello Fergie717, thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a great review. It’s especially important to know that our local customers are happy with what we do. Thank you again, John and The Cafe Royal Team.

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Questions & Answers
18 March 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
The television is on right at the front of the shop for the enjoyment of not only for customers waiting for their freshly prepared food but also for management who often work 12 hour non stop shifts without breaks. I'm sorry... More
Jimmy G
26 February 2015|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
Sunday-Wednesday 7am-8pm Thursday-Friday 7am-9pm Saturday-7am-1am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Annan
  • Phone Number: +44 1461 202865
  • E-mail
Occupying the building on the site where Robert Burns wrote the 'diels awa' wi the exciseman', The Cafe Royal Annan was opened in 1967. We provide high quality food, from a Full Scottish Breakfast to Fish and Chips, Baked Potatoes, Salad and Filled Rolls. Open 7 days a week from 7am to 8pm. We have an outdoor eating area as well as a smoking shelter for our smoking customers.
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