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Darnley Coffee House

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18 Bow Street, Stirling FK8 1BS, Scotland
+44 1786 474468
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Initially we tried to go for a quick lunch to brea on Baker Street , is this place ever open? Seems to have gone seriously downhill in the last year .Luckily we came across Darnley coffee house and had a great bite to eat, staff were warm and attentive , service was prompt and efficient. Home baking was amazing as... More 

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Bulls Gap, Tn
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was reasonable and very very good. The atmosphere was historic, staff very pleasant and we loved the food.

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Thank Lori R
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent atmosphere in a location steeped in history. Great value, service and quality food, we will definitely be back.

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Thank matt w
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little traditional coffee house just a few minutes away from the castle. Fresh lentil & bacon soup was delicious - made even better by a doorstop slab of seeded bread. Highly recommended after a long walk round Stirling.

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Thank Dan T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nice cozy place to hide from the cold. My mom's chicken broth was so-so, a little too salty, but I had a surprisingly good banana bread :) (Asked for a bit of cream with it)

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Thank Joei C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Charming little cafe in the old town of Stirling. The service was laid back and friendly, simple menu based around local produce and British/Scottish favourites, very generous portions, and everything delish! Already looking forward to going back.

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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Nice wee cup of tea and ciabatta for lunch. Nice location and setup in the arched cellars. Staff very helpful and friendly, service was quick and dog was looked after nicely too. Would visit again!

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Thank Graham M
Llandovery, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We called in here on a walking tour of Stirling. Amazing to be able sit and drink coffee in so historical a building - not only the Darnley connection but as the nursery of a James (I forget which one, there were so many!). The menu was varied and attractive and the range of coffees! This cafe should definitely be... More 

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Thank C R
Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good options for homemade soup. We opted for toasties and sandwiches. Hearty portions and very tasty. A historical location with a unique ambience. Friendly staff and prompt service.

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in the early afternoon and had wonderful leek, potato and lavender soup with salad - very tasty and loved the hint of lavender which gave the soup a great flavour. Salad was very fresh and yummy too - a very healthy meal! The home-made cakes looked fabulous too but we restrained ourselves this time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Bow Street, Stirling FK8 1BS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 474468

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