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The Cafe Royal

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Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
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95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
+44 1461 202865
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant place for sitting in or taking away. Restaurant is always clean and tidy and the food is unbelievable by far the best chippy in dumfries and galloway ☺️

Thank Nuno T
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here maybe once a month. Food is always super fresh and very tasty. You get service with a smile. The menu has lots to choose from. We usually sit in and one thing I would like to mention is the seating, there are quite a few seats that there springs are broken / damaged. Some of them are... More 

Thank Tootsies1
Annan, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a Thursday night with the family as our kitchen was being renovated. My first choice of Chicken Pie was unavailable, I went back to order Lasagne and chips and that was also not available. Meal and occasion ruined, I went home and had yet another Microwave Meal.

Thank craiganderson1978
kirkpatrick fleming
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have used the takeaway service here before and the food was ok although a little expensive. Went there today and ordered 1 full Cheese, chips & gravy, 1/2 cheese chips & gravy, 1 chip roll, curry & chips, 1 battered sausase & 1 plain sausage. total cost £22.45 and it was both sparse & awful, wont be going back... More 

Thank jamesrowley
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

From the high end decor & furnishings to the smartest uniformed staff to the tasty well presented home made food The Cafe Royal ticks all the boxes. Do not expect a chip shop expect a friendly pleasant wonderful food experience every time and a massive amount of choices on the menu.

Thank Mary2011_11
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is really good here here the staff are very friendly people everything is very fresh and good quality you don't have to wait too long for your order well worth a visit !

Thank vee N
Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and myself decided on a meal while staying in the area, host in our B/B told us to give the Cafe Royal a visit. We had a fish tea each in their restaurant and a pot of tea for two, it was the nicest fish and chips that we have ever tasted, very, very busy place, and staff... More 

Thank BeeBee66
Manchester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We like fish and chips, and what better to eat after an arduous day birdwatching at Stranraer; a good trip from Annan especially when our journey started at 6am from Manchester! We had to wait some 30 minutes to get served-was it worth it? The cost is displayed and small leaflets showing food available are readily available. If you think... More 

Thank James B
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Its been a while since we last ate there and we've always struggled to get in, however we did manage last week and the Fish & Chips were really great, along with the first class service.

Thank ALAN J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Down from Glasgow and a local man at the harbour festival reminded me this was best place in the area for fish and chips. Another local chap down at the mouth of the river also said this was where I should eat. So two unsolicited testimonials from locals reminded me to call in before heading homewards. Upon entering the management... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Annan
  • Phone Number: +44 1461 202865
Occupying the building on the site where Robert Burns wrote the 'diels awa' wi the exciseman', The Cafe Royal Annan was opened in 1967. We provide high quality food, from a Full Scottish Breakfast to Fish and Chips, Baked Potatoes, Salad and Filled Rolls. Open 7 days a week from 7am to 8pm. We have an outdoor eating area as well as a smoking shelter for our smoking customers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?