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The Central Cafe

36-38 Charlotte Street | DG9 7EF, Stranraer DG9 7EF, Scotland
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (2 reviews)
“bite to eat” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
36-38 Charlotte Street | DG9 7EF, Stranraer DG9 7EF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Super friendly wait staff with good selection of pastries. Good soup as well. Did not try the fish and chips, but they looked wonderful.

Thank sacguy
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nicest fish and chips in the town, good service and good value for money. Lovely staff. Good quick service.

Thank lactalis
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great friendly staff. Best fish and chips I've tasted and delicious coffee. A must when you're in Stranraer.

Thank Frizz6533
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The best fish and chip shop in Stranraer, well priced and delicious every time, whether it's take away or sit in.

Thank Grant D
Reviewed 11 January 2017

food very good, staff very friendly, quick and efficient and always have time to make you feel welcome. p.s. best milky coffe in town

Thank elin0r
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Always visit this cafe when in Stranraer. Take away menu is varied, reasonably priced, and in my opinion, the best chips in Stranraer. Always fairly busy.

Thank Gosford1
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Superb Fish, King Rib and Chips with large portions! Located close to the water front with space to park to pick up your takeaway, perfect for an evening supper on a summers day - take your supper around the corner and park in the great...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Cheerful, friendly service in this central café. Excellent breakfasts and lunches, reasonably priced, well-prepared, and pleasantly served.

Thank Appinhighlander
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I appreciate its a chippy and you expect greasiness but this was way over the top. We had fish suppers and a single haggis to takeaway. The fish was bland and the batter dripping in grease, the chips were pale and undercooked. The haggis wasn't...More

Thank mumsfab2
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Popped in and decided to have fish chips the portions were on large side and was a proper fish chips with mushy peas. The service was quick and place was clean.the toilets were upstairs not a problem for me but be aware.

Thank Sandrawilliams711
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36-38 Charlotte Street | DG9 7EF, Stranraer DG9 7EF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Stranraer
  • Phone Number: 36389797
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