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Kings Coffee and Books

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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12 Queensberry Street, Dumfries DG1 1EX, Scotland
+44 1387 254444
08:00 - 17:30
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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Dumfries, Scotland
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dumfries has many places to find a lunchtime or mid-morning place to eat, but here are two good ones, next door but one to each other, in Queensberry Street, just off High Street. Kings coffee shop has excellent coffee, pleasant staff and a range of paninis etc. a good place to meet friends or read a paper or maybe check... More 

Thank Primordialooze
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I called in here one evening for a milkshake just on a whim! We both got chocolate ones which I loved as I love chocolate but my partner didn't like it as he hasn't got such a sweet tooth! We then went back the next day and I got a strawberry blended ice drink and my partner... More 

Thank Aimee L
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this coffee shop with my partner and loved it. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere cosy and relaxed. Will definitely return if in the area!

Thank Suzanna G
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Kings is a good place to go and relax, with friendly helpful staff. Its a wee bit hidden behind Dorothy Perkins. Staff are full of knowledge of the coffee and the tea they serve.

Thank Emma M
Lochmaben, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Never been before and wanted someone in the town centre. Went in for a late lunch and and coffee. It was after two and the choice of toasties rather limited but we had a delicious tangy cheese/pepper. My latte was lovely. Nice relaxed atmosphere - place you could sit and chat. Thought it as very good value - we will... More 

Thank Sara H
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Second time visiting Kings with my boyfriend for an afternoon coffee and a bite to eat. Great coffee handmade not from a machine, lovely homemade cakes and scones and great seating area with a good atmosphere. Will definitely visit again when in Dumfries

Thank Kelly A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Excellent food/drinks/seating area and Staff.Very friendly and helpful Staff who serve delicious food and drinks, very relaxing seating area and location is ideal.

Thank Bill R
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Popped in for a coffee and snack having missed my breakfast. Coffee was the best I have drunk in Scotland, and the toasted tea cake was enormous too with two pats of butter (needed two, it was so big). The milk was provided in a miniature milk bottle. Waitress kindly lent me a pen so I could do my Sudoku... More 

Thank Wilkpat
Boston, Massachusetts
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217 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

They were so nice in here and gave us great suggestions on food and drink. Fun place to sit and stay a while.

1 Thank Va2Broadway
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Discovered whilst on holiday in Dumfries & Galloway.Friendly staff and a lovely environment to linger over a really good flat white. Sat in the window seats with my family. The kids loved the milkshakes. A great find.

1 Thank GilesJoanne1972

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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
US$2 - US$12
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Queensberry Street, Dumfries DG1 1EX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 254444
Coffee shop and Christian bookshop.

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