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The Cafe Royal

95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
+44 1461 202865
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (56 reviews)
“tartare” (7 reviews)
“macaroni cheese” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
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LOCATION
95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish and chips were excellent. Freshly cooked, and big helpings. Staff also very helpful. Definitely recommended.More

Thank alex t
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hello Alex T. Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We always pass our reviews to all our staff who work very hard to provide the best service possible. We hope to welcome you back very soon,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic, best fish and chips I've ever tasted.Staff are all lovely and polite and helpful,coffee is great too.More

Thank Cathy B
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Cathy B, thank you so much for your glowing review. We always pass our reviews to our hard working team and I know I can speak for them to say, they will be thrilled with such comments. We hope to welcome you back again,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staying at nearby motorway services overnight mid journey, found cafe royal by chance and really pleased we did. Excellent freshly cooked food, reasonably priced, served with a smile. Definitely deserved the award featured on the window!More

Thank Judith O
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Judith O, many thanks for taking the time to write us a review. We work hard to ensure that our customers leave happy and we are pleased you noticed we prepare our food fresh to order. We look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I was treated by a kind waiter called kit and what a man he was helping me with everything! The food was amazing as wellMore

Thank Jonnyboy45
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hello Jonnyboy45, thank you very much for writing a review for us, especially one so lovely. I will pass on your kind comments to Kit. He will be absolutely thrilled to know he made such a positive impression on you. We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Return visit and 'Mr Consistency' was ensuring the customers were getting the very best service. When the boss takes the time to acknowledge both new and established customers entering his shop, you know this is a business that really cares. Although very hands-on at the...More

Thank Rest757
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello Rest757 I can't thank you enough for such a glowing and appreciative review. We do our very best to satisfy all our visitors and I can honestly say I am thrilled to hear what you feel about The Cafe Royal. In this our 50th...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

hi after writing a few reviews for this cafe have decided to update as always getting friendly hassle of staff for not giving them a mention so here go.s staff are great and very helpful and do a great job and are always quick to...More

Thank William L
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello again William L, As you can imagine your review is greatly appreciated, especially by our hard-working staff. As a business, we would never survive without their commitment to ensuring every visitor leaves happy. Your comments are truly welcomed.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Back again for fish & chips, the quality of their food is way above any other fish restaurant in Annan. I would certainly recommend this restaurant to friends & family. Well done to Michael and his staff for looking after us.More

Thank ALAN J
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello AlanJ, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We know it takes time out of your day as well as effort to write a review and we never take them for granted. I will pass your comments to our staff, it will make...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Since discovering the The Cafe Royal, Annan we had visited many times. We have dined in the cafe and have had take away fish suppers. The portion sizes are huge, the food is always hot and freshly served and tastes like expected really good ❤...More

Thank Daisiesmum
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Daisiesmum, thank you very much for your stunning 5 star review. We fry our food to order and I'm glad it's coming to you piping hot. There is nothing better than a freshly fried fish supper. I'll pass on your comments about the staff,...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were told about this 'little gem' of a shop by our Bed and Breakfast owners (at The Old Rectory). When we arrived, we could see that business was brisk with both takeaway orders and in the restaurant. We were served by a friendly waitress,...More

Thank Alianne4
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello Alianne4, all the way from Aus! WOW. Thank you so much, we really do appreciate when our valued guests take the time to write a review and we always pass on your comments to our hard working staff. We are thrilled you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Twice (on different days of the week) I have tried to have an order delivered from here. As it clearly states on their website that they deliver. Both times order has been processed on website to then be telephoned by them 10 minutes later to...More

Thank janicecalico
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hello Janicecalico., thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's always disappointing to receive one star, especially when it is clearly nothing to do with the food we serve. To explain to you, our delivery service is not our core business and...More

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Jimbob1959
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
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JimmyGab
26 February 2015|
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Sunday-Wednesday 7am-8pm Thursday-Friday 7am-9pm Saturday-7am-1am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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