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Palmerston cafe is a traditional fish and chip shop eat in or take away,the business has been owned by the Tamburrini family for nearly 50 years,it also has over 50 Italian style ice cream flavours.the restaurant has seating for about 30 people, we provide good traditional food and deliver a friendly service for you to enjoy Buono appetite
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
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Takeout, Seating, Free off-street parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Table Service, Parking Available
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Reviewed 20 August 2021 via mobile

We decided to visit the Palmy for an easy tea since it was on our way home. Having visited before we knew that the food was good. When we got home and opened our boxes of food our first impression was someone had eaten some...of our chips. Part of the box had no chips in it they were so spread out. Well disappointed on the portions. However thankfully what was there was tasty but we will be choosing somewhere else next time for our chippy teaMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021 via mobile

First time customer ordered a fish supper and a haggis supper to take away. Both very well cooked and non greasy chips.!!! Nice dry chips, dont know how you do that. Didnt taste like they had been lying for a while. Haggis too was dry...on outside but moist inside. Only negative point was the fish could have done with fattening up!!!! Bit on the thin side. Good selection of ice cream too though didnt sample.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021 via mobile

Visited last week with big order for the family. Really nice fish, chicken nuggets, chips, etc Unfortunately the pizzas we ordered were some of the worst I have ever tasted. They were caked in tasteless cheese, making every slice heavy, and the flavours from the...toppings were non existent. Really nice base though so hopefully a wee change could make a huge improvement.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 July 2021

Went here last night group of 4 staff arrogant food arrived after a LONG while food greasy and tasteless will never set foot in here again BEWARE!!!!!!!!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 15 July 2021

Delicious, fresh and moist fish with tasty, dry - that is “not greasy” - chips were the best fish supper that I have eaten for a very long time. In addition, the interior was great and the toilet facilities were sparkling clean. Great vanilla ice...cream with good, juicy strawberries was fantastic and a cup of Lavazza coffee made for an introduction to this institution; if I lived in the town I’d be a regular. Very good service by a helpful, engaging and friendly staff.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 26 June 2021

Brilliant takeaway fish and chips restaurant. Traditional style, neo Italian with excellent value and menu. Had a seafood basket and chips and the quality, amount and value does not disappoint. Had ice cream to follow, with a bewildering array of flavours. Again, impeccable quality at...a reasonable price. Totally recommend this cafe.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 January 2021

We have been using the Palmerston cafe for years and always enjoyed it but a bit disappointed tonight, my wife's scampi and chips were good as usual but I had the seafood basket but sadly some of the items were missing, instead of 10 pieces...I got 7, thought about phoning but as it was a Friday night and busy I didn't bother and as we live out of town there was no chance of going back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 6 August 2020

Me and my boyfriend went in for two fish suppers not only were we over charged £18 (should of been £12.20) one of our fish suppers had a dirty cigarette paper in it!!! They have no quality control!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2020

A lovely cafe to stop off at and get wonderful ice cream. I ordered fish and chips having tried them a couple of years ago, being dissapointed with the fish and none crispy batter, but seen such rave reviews decided to re try. The chips...were lovely, but yet again I am left baffled with Dumfries and Galloways lack of a fish and chip shop that can get good fish and not be coated in soggy batter. I would recommend this place to anyone, but not for fish and chips...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2019

Been here a couple of times now. The food is absolutely lovely and it is not just fish and chips,the staff are all very friendly and chatty. I will be going back again.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Yes, Palmerston Cafe offers takeaway services.

Palmerston Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5