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Palmerston's Cafe

) #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Dunkeld #2 of 18 Places to Eat in Dunkeld ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, British,
20 Atholl Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AR, Scotland
+44 1350 727231
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (84 reviews)
“soup” (31 reviews)
“rock buns” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
20 Atholl Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AR, Scotland
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Reviews (276)
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for a reviving coffee after lovely walk from Dunkeld to Birnam, and back again. I chose a plain scone resisted the clotted cream and my husband had his usual cheese scone only this time it had the addition of apricots which he...More

Thank Gaye N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was pouring outside, but the welcome was warm and the scones delightful, so we were happy to while away an hour or so in here. An unusual choice of scones, which were wonderful: I had date and orange, others had treacle as well as...More

Thank bogtrotter2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this café on a very rainy morning so was amongst others who were wet and in need of mid morning revival coffee. The seating area is not extensive but the staff managed to get so many wet bodies in ... well done! They also...More

Thank DrJimE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year and it is a delightful experience every time. Very friendly staff, good food and scones to die for, who could ask for more?

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Monday afternoon for much needed refreshment and were delighted that we had chosen well. Had a fabulous date and walnut scone with clotted cream and plum and aple jam. The tea was great and my wife loved the coffee. Staff were very...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice food but slightly overpriced for what you get. I had brie quiche the last time I visited and found it a little bland. Excellent coffee and cake though but short opening hours with it closing at 4pm.

Thank anne120602
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Visited twice in a week. Good selection of food for lunch and lovely cakes. The soup was really tasty and filling, and served with a selection of bread and oatcakes. On second visit had quiche and salad which was also really good. Best iced tea...More

Thank TJWeymouth
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for morning coffee or tea with scones, cakes, buns and a number of other "treats". Very good for breakfast if we had arrived earlier. Homemade jam served with the scones and buns was excellent and no wonder they were displaying the many awards...More

Thank Iain C
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I needed somewhere to shelter from the very heavy rain , my friend recommended it so we thought we would give it a try . From the friendly welcome , excellent service to the home made jams and cakes ... all I...More

1  Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a little lunch and ordered a jacket potato. They don't do beans!!!! Incredible but anyway got it with hummus as it was the only topping on the menu I could have. It had all-sorts in the hummus and had to ask what...More

1  Thank charlieturner83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Atholl Street, Dunkeld PH8 0AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Dunkeld
  • Phone Number: +44 1350 727231
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