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Mad Hatters

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
+44 1556 502712
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in here on a very wet Saturday lunch time. It was my 1st visit to Castle Douglas. We all had soup which was simply served but very tasty and definitely homemade. How refreshing to be able to eat indoors with your dog. There were 4 dogs in when we visited and all were well behaved. 1 wee woof from... More 

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Thank Doris B
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family & I go to the Mad Hatters every time we go to Castle Douglas, the service is always fast & friendly. The food is great & is reasonable quick, I recommend this place to everyone.

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Thank Mary Alice B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A nice spot of lunch. Not fancy and inexpensive. ideal for families with children. Friendly, quick service

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Thank AmyBedford
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great family visit large variety on menu from snacks to main meals.Also specials on boards around cafe.Try the soup and baguette combo great value for money the chicken and leak soup was excellent.Also a very good kids menu all priced at £2:75.Fast efficient service

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Thank pengie1919
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to mad hatters on Saturday 15th October we had just missed the last of the lentil soup :-( but had a couple of toasties|salad & coffee instead which was beautiful,

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Thank missjac43
Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Quite surprised overall with this restaurant which like in France welcomes dogs. Service was excellent, very quick and efficient also used by locals which is a good sign. Only had soup & roll but was all we wanted and offered a glass of water with our meal again that little bit extra that makes a visit a pleasure. Staff provided... More 

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Thank William4dogs
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is an excellent café to meet up with friends as at no time is anyone pressurised to get out as happens in our local cafes. Dogs are permitted and the food is wholesome and inexpensive.

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Thank hbellrscds
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely attentive staff, excellent coffee (and I'm very picky) and good scones! I've been here a number of times and always had a warm welcome and the food has never failed to please. Dogs are welcome which might be a problem to some folk but generally there's never any more than one in and always well behaved. All in a... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Malton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very popular little cafe, very reasonably priced & friendly staff. Ideal for breakfast or lunchtime snacks but they also do meals as well. Dog Friendly as well. Would thoroughly recommend if in the area

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Thank Samantha I
Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I meet here often with friends. Whether it be for a coffee & scone, lunch or something a little more indulgent we are always warmly welcomed. Can't fault it.

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Thank Susan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Castle Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1556 502712

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