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Pavilion Cafe

Melville Gardens, Montrose DD10 8HG, Scotland
+44 1674 958188
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (78 reviews)
“cakes” (50 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Melville Gardens, Montrose DD10 8HG, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked “Trips “ recommendation for lunch in Montrose. Converted old bowling pavilion into a modern cafe. Glad we booked a table because it was very popular. Lunch was excellent and all home made. Portions were very generous and all very tasty. Staff were all very...More

Thank DerekWinnersh
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the fantastic review. So happy that you enjoyed your lunch visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited recently with a work colleague in our lunch hour. This was my first visit although I have been talking about trying it for ages. We booked a table and this is highly advisable as there are only a handful of tables. There is a...More

Thank Donna F
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a million for the fantastic review. Pleased as punch that you enjoyed your lunch and are thinking of coming again.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

We arrived at the Pavillion for lunch having checked trip advisor for the best place to go in Montrose. The previous reviews were spot on. The food was delicious and freshly made. I had carrot coconut and red pepper soup with some very tasty fresh...More

Thank MonifiethDD5
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you very much. Glad you enjoyed your lunch and found the food to be fresh and tasty and the pricing reasonable. Spread the word !

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Often come here with a work colleague for lunch. Always fantastic, with fresh and tasty food, great specials, healthy options and great cakes too. Friendly and efficient service, highly recommended.More

Thank kirstycottonsock
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

What a great review! thanks for taking time to post it! Its great to receive such brilliant feedback as its very hard work trying to run a small café and trying to please everybody. Your review brings a smile to my face and makes me...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Today my husband and son treated me to lunch out. This is not actually as fun as it sounds - usually! You see I have allergies that cause me to not only have to eat as a vegan but I am also allergic to garlic!...More

Thank impatience
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thanks for the review. We always try to go that extra mile to help our customers. Nowadays there are so many dietary requirements thus making it very hard to cater for everybody, thats why I prefer to cook from fresh as I know what ingredients...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Tiring of our usual lunch spot we decided on something different. We booked a table, which was just as well as they were very busy which says a lot for them. The fare is quite straightforward, which is deliberate on their part. There is soup,...More

Thank Hstevens282
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

What a lovely review, thank you for taking time to write and post. I am very lucky with my lovely café, its 3 years now since opening and people have been very supportive. I wanted to keep the building as in keeping with the history...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Wanting to try out something new in Montrose, we decided to give the Pavilion Cafe a go! Arriving at 1pm the cafe was filled to the gunnels but I had reserved so seating was no issue. All the specials of the day sounded really tempting...More

Thank Diana D
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Brilliant Review, thanks very much for taking the time to post this, Shakshuka is a lovely dish and I am glad you enjoyed it. We are a small café but we do try to make everything fresh and tasty so glad you noticed Reviews like...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Hubby had rhubarb crumble - said it was the best he’d ever had! Tuna and red onion sandwich for me - tasty, fresh. Service pleasant, friendly and prompt. Would be happy to return.

Thank Michelle S
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thanks for the review..tasty,fresh,pleasant and prompt are great words which I love to see in a review. glad you enjoyed your visit and Hubby his crumble.

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Went for tea and arrived late. But we were welcomed in and had delicious cakes and tea. Outstanding service, excellent baking. Go there if you get a chance.

Thank jan R
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to post your very kind review. Glad you felt welcome and enjoyed the service and baking..

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely, atmospheric place. Cake was great and the staff were lovely. I'd recommend to anyone! Fantastic place for families!

Thank Luc R
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

My 300th Review and its a great one ! Thanks very much for posting this, glad you enjoyed your cake.

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Questions & Answers
14 August 2018|
Response from Rosemary F | Property representative |
Hello ..we have an area outside for dogs, sadly dogs are not allowed in the café. There are two tables outside which you can sit at it depends on the weather
Janet W
19 August 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline S | Reviewed this property |
Not - but have pop up evenings - bookings only - byo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melville Gardens, Montrose DD10 8HG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1674 958188
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Fabulous Cafe serving fresh food, all made on the premises. We offer up a daily changing variety of goods Former Victorian Bowling Pavilion which has been converted into a sympathetic café set in lovely gardens. Dog area.. Fresh Friendly Fabulous
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