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Dobbies Garden Centres

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, British,
Melville Gate, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
+44 131 663 1941
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible12%
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“cakes” (46 reviews)
“food hall” (9 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Melville Gate, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon Very chaotic with long queues. We purchased Mac and cheese with chips And a fish and chips with two side drinks At the till they said we could get a free dessert you just bring the receipt back...More

Thank Saw2009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a person who has never entertained gardening I visited Dobbie’s to purchase a plant pot. When I asked a member of staff for advice on what plants I should use to fill the pot they radioed for Mark to help me. Mark was so...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here for lunch last week and although the food was fairly nice it was far to expensive. I had macaroni and cheese and it is a small portion for something like £8. I can get the same meal and probably nicer at the...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited when there was a 20% offer with the club plus card. We decided to have a snack at the take-away coffee shop. We were served by Barbara. What a delightful and helpful person. She was very patient, and served our snacks with genuine...More

1  Thank KKQueen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter a friend and I had afternoon tea here (luxury version). Absolutely excellent! Good mix of sweet and savoury with fresh fruit added on the side. Refill of tea or coffee included in the price. Great value - esp compared to the offerings from...More

Thank MairiNic
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Very busy ! Queued for a bit but all the food was fresh and hot, the Staff where very helpful and the portions big !! Had a lovely lunch here ! Recommend to family and friends

Thank Sally from Edinburgh
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We were one of the first in the restaurant when it opened at 09:00. Why then was my breakfast cold? Can't complain about the actual taste or quality of the breakfast items offered but I was disappointed that they were served lukewarm! Awkward set up...More

Thank LibertonMum
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We are members of the Dobbies club in which we get two free hot drinks every month. We've been members for a couple of years and tend to use our vouchers when travelling. We stopped in Dobbies Edinburgh on our way south, as we often...More

Thank cathsilver
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden Centres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Regarding the Club Plus benefits we haven’t changed the benefits as 2 drinks each month have always been the case, we’re now looking to supply medium or small as was always the plan...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

Luxury Afternoon Tea at Dobbies Garden Centre restaurant in Edinburgh. Have only ever had breakfast at Dobbies (really good too) so this was a lovely treat for us. Went with husband and daughter as I received a discount offer via email newsletter. Only paid 8.25...More

Thank ImeldaRobertson001
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden Centres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed afternoon tea at Dobbies. Your feedback is important to us and I will make sure your comments are passed to the centre manager and the restaurant manger who will also...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Called for a look round and shopping for specific garden flowers . Decided to use the extended restaurant and cafe facilities . Big improvements 👍 Good quality coffee and enjoyed the lemon meringue pie too Well laid out areas and decorMore

Thank Alan C
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden Centres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Good morning, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dobbies and that you are pleased with the improvements that have been made in your local store. I hope that you visit again soon. With kind...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melville Gate, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 1941
Dobbies garden centre is perfect for a family day out, with everything you need to enjoy your home and garden from flowers and plants to tools, furniture and homeware.
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