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The Cafe Royal

95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
+44 1461 202865
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (63 reviews)
“macaroni cheese” (11 reviews)
“haggis supper” (4 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Cafe, Fast Food, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff should really learn to take orders correctly. Perhaps end of day custom could be treated as the first customers in the door instead of it being made clear they are hoping no one else comes in. Very disappointed as this has always been a...More

Thank Mags M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dear Cafe Royal If you ever think about opening a Fish and Chip shop in England, please could you choose Baydon in Wiltshire? Had the best Fish and Chips I've had in a long time tonight! Fresh, hot, and crispy, and it was so nice...More

Thank dawndizz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the main drag in Annan this chippy,restaurant serves a very good fish supper,its our 2nd visit and both times have been very good,you can usually tell if its any good with the queues that gather here and the food is worth the wait.

Thank fourzero
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Fourzero, thank you very much for your great review. We work hard at getting it just right and I'm glad you have had a very positive experience. Hopefully next time, we can manage to get five bubbles, we are always working hard to improve.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best fish and chips we had for a long time, service very good, well worth a visit, staff very efficientMore

Thank MarlynB_13
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there MarlynB_13, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. It's great to hear so many positive comments and I will certainly pass them on to our staff, they work very hard and we truly appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually call in for fish and chips, good quality and friendly service. A wide variety of other food available.More

Thank Pete Stargazer X
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Pete Stargazer X, First of all, great Tripadvisor name!. We are jealous. Back to business, thank you so much for your great review. I will certainly pass on your kind comments to our hard-working team. Even when we are super busy, we like to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 days in Annan and there are not many places to get a sit down meal. The food is good and value for money and the service is quick.More

Thank lindahowat
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello LindaHowat, thank you for taking the time to write us a review though we are a little disappointed with the 3 bubbles. If there is any aspect of your visit you would like to discuss or anything we could have done better, please do...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

What can I say, every time I visit this cafe I've always received service with a smile. Food always comes within 10 minutes if you're sitting in. They must have a big focus on customer satisfaction as staff are ALWAYS friendly and try to make...More

Thank MrAnonymous1996
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello MrAnonymous1996, thank you taking the time to write us such a comprehensive and considered review. If there is anything you would like us to do for you for your next visit, please contact us through our facebook page. We aim for perfection and we...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Just been to sit in with my girlfriend and her daughter who hasn’t been before as per usual the staff and food was awesome. My girlfriend and myself had the Scottish breakfast’s she said it’s the best breakfast ever and her daughter had a bake...More

Thank Stephen T
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Stephen T, that's a great review. We are always trying to ensure our customers leave happy and it's heart-warming to know you both were. We look forward to looking after you and your lovely girlfriend again,very soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We choose this cafe after reading good reviews so stopped for refreshments returning home from our holiday in Dumfries & Galloway. We sat at the green tables outside at the back as it was a very hot, sunny day. We had coffee and cakes which...More

Thank DJRangoon
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello DJRangoon, thank you very much for the great review,. I hope next time you're passing, you'll drop in for a delicious, fresh Fish and Chips. Please do let us know when you're in, we love meeting our Trip Advisor Heros. Many thanks, John Pagani

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Annan on our way from Cairnryan to York , looking for somewhere to eat ! It was 5 minutes before 8pm when we got to Cafe Royal! They take their last ‘sit in ‘ customers at 8 pm but they gave...More

Thank Eldwyth
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Eldwyth. Driving from Cairnryan to York, that's some drive! We always try to ensure our guests feel welcomed, whatever time of day it is. We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner. We are thrilled you thought it was the best Fish and Chips...More

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Questions & Answers
19 March 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
The television is on right at the front of the shop for the enjoyment of not only for customers waiting for their freshly prepared food but also for management who often work 12 hour non stop shifts without breaks. I'm sorry... More
Jimmy G
26 February 2015|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
Sunday-Wednesday 7am-8pm Thursday-Friday 7am-9pm Saturday-7am-1am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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