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Courtyard Cafe

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Fintry, Glasgow G63 0LP, Scotland
+44 1360 860202
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here for cup of tea but ended up having a cream tea even though it was only 11.30 !! What a beautiful gem of a place. Nestled in the Campsies and decorated with real flair. Very shabby chic but more emphasis on the chic. They not only do food but also local produce, furnishings and nic nacs. Could... More 

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Thank Judith N
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok key points: 1. Beautiful setting and a working farm. 2. Family owned and run, clearly with immense and justifiable pride 3. Interesting and varied menu 4. Food really excellent. Pate' s and cakes reflect all that is best in Scottish country cooking Can be difficult to get a table so plan ahead

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Thank ianmcg2100
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Best hot creamy coffee I have ever had. With a warm welcome we were seated. Menu specials explained and cake picked. Sitting in a converted farmhouse with delightful surroundings listening to the little birds chirping away. Wonderful. Not a great variety of food but ok cakes good. You can buy a bottle of real milk pasteurised from that farm delicious.... More 

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Thank Sandra F
STIRLING
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The Courtyard is so pretty with tables spread around three areas, each with a different feel. Fresh from the oven quiche was delicious with a small salad garnish, followed by a Victoria sponge that would surely pass with flying colours at any bake-off. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and we found the price to be reasonable considering the high quality.

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Thank FishfaceStirling
Kilsyth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

As soon as you step over the threshold the warm and inviting aroma of fresh baking and comfortable, quality furnishings and decor satisfy the senses. We were recommended the Courtyard Cafe by friends and it certainly lives up to its reputation. High quality food and drinks all served without delay by the most pleasant, well groomed and welcoming of staff.... More 

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Thank jimrieley
Poole, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Family visit to Scotland and was taken to cafe as they liked coming here. We drove through countryside to visit. We ordered cream teas and they were happy to give us our scones the way we asked. They were very tasty and crumbly with lovely tasting jam and cream. The staff were very friendly and the setting was lovely. 😀

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Thank Lynne C
Clackmannan, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Having visited The Courtyard on many occasions,and thoroughly enjoyed the experience I was very disappointed to find that they would not accept a booking for a table for six after 1PM.No explanation was offered other than this is a none negotionable policy despite being a regular customer.

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Thank guinness001
Dublin, Ireland
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230 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

There we were driving leisurely west through the remote Campsie Fells, anticipating at best a packet of crisps and a soft drink in a dowdy pub en route, then we saw a sign to the Courtyard Cafe just off the road entering Fintry. What an unexpected find! A wonderfully located house and gardens, with charming and tastefully decorated interiors, serving... More 

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Thank Barry Lynch
Fintry, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

In some ways I think we represented a nightmare booking.. Last minute, big party, celebrating a birthday. The courtyard cafe stepped up wonderfully. Thank you for taking us in, serving up delicious food and even singing happy birthday to the birthday girl. You even graciously put up with the hire car with the flat tyre (no spare) and let us... More 

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Thank ahopefultraveller
Cordoba, Spain
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a lovely drive over the Campsie Fells. The cafe is beautifully decorated, cosy and eclectic and they have their own hens for the eggs....right outside the door! Staff were friendly, service good. Will be back.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fintry, Glasgow G63 0LP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 1360 860202

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