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Pavilion Cafe

Melville Gardens, Montrose DD10 8HG, Scotland
+44 1674 958188
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (82 reviews)
“cakes” (51 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Melville Gardens, Montrose DD10 8HG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth seeking out, the food here was excellent. It's quite a small place but when I phoned I was able to reserve a table. Great soup and quiche of the day, lovely cake, what more could you ask for? The building is of historic interest...More

Thank Amanda_McL62
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review, thank you so much for taking time to write such lovely words. I love the building and its history and am very proud of what I have achieved over the past 3 years at the café Glad you found the food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch on Saturday after hearing good reviews. the food and service were both great! Going back again this Saturday!

Thank Lisa1982mendoza
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thats great! So happy you enjoyed the food and service ..and a return visit planned ! Thanks for the review

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

i visitied here yesterday lunchtime with my son and daughter in law and baby[ 6 weeks old]. The whole eating experience was fantastic, great fresh food, good service with pleasant staff, we will definately return. The cake stand is amazing and the coffee strong but...More

Thank alhems
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Fantastic review, thank you very much for taking time to post it . Look forward to seeing you again with your adorable little granddaughter, my staff were gushing about her all afternoon.

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a solo bite of breakfast. Had eggs Florentine. Eggs cooked perfect and hollandaise is lick the plate delicious! They were out of muffins and replaced with sourdough, best thing ever! Most delicious sourdough I've ever had. Coffee was excellent too, not overly...More

1  Thank faunast
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

I am beaming all over with this review. We make our hollandaise to order and it is "lick the plate delicious" as you say! At the moment sourdough is being made by Angus Ovens and its superb.! Coffee is roasted in Arbroath by Sacred Grounds....More

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday with my parents for lunch and a friendly waitress recommended the pork belly wrap and it did not disappoint. The wrap was very colourful and tasty, it was full of flavour. There always seems to be something different on the specials board which...More

1  Thank RosieKens
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Small independent businesses like mine really need customer support so thanks for the feedback and review We all try very hard to keep things interesting as well as fresh and tasty.

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Read the excellent scone review in the Sunday Post last week and decided to pay a visit. Certainly was not disappointed and can recommend the scones along with butter and jam superb!! The coffee was also good. The staff very pleasant and welcoming. Will be...More

Thank Irene A
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thanks a million for taking time to post your lovely review. Glad you liked our 10 out of 10 scones and homemade jam. Staff are fantastic, great that you mentioned them. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed August 31, 2018

Visited this week and although we enjoyed our food we felt it was expensive for what we had. Three main courses,one latte,two teas and three cakes plus three small bottles of water came to just under £50. While we appreciate the cost of running a...More

Thank iainbell2772
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to post your review. I have recently spent a week researching my price point and the outcome was that I was in comparison with other establishments which offer the same standard of food and service. The salad you...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We were in Montrose for the day and decided to check out the Pavilion for lunch - it didn’t disappoint! It’s small and intimate but not cramped - you can easily walk around each table. We opted for the sausage and onion sandwich and the...More

Thank Rebecca W
Rosemary F, Owner at Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thanks a million for your fantastic review. Glad you picked up on the quality and size of the portions and are happy to recommend the café. Small businesses like mine struggle to survive in todays market and I am very lucky to have fantastic customers...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 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 August 9, 2018

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

Reviewed July 19, 2018

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 July 19, 2018

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

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pampug
August 13, 2018|
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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
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Janet W
August 18, 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
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
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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Description
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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