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Just Be

53 High Street, Lockerbie DG11 2JH, Scotland
+44 1576 205715
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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European, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 High Street, Lockerbie DG11 2JH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go on a whim, hadn't been for a meal here before. Glad we went, the food was first class, the service was excellent. I'd heartily recommend you give it a try. Lovely steak and Guinness pie.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank yummyyumm
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Second visit to this lovely cafe conveniently situated near the railway station. Enjoyed mocha latte and delicious traybake slice. No time for hot food today but will definitely return. Lovely friendly staff . Nice toilet also .x

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bunto
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My sister lives in Castle Douglas and I live in Perth, so we have been looking for a good place to meet up for lunch when I’m traveling down to England! After checking out the reviews and finding out if I needed to book we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rangernige
Reviewed October 2, 2018

As a former resident of this town I was delighted to find this eating out place now open in Lockerbie. I was treated to afternoon tea by my son, who is still a resident, who has bought the very house I purchased in 1988. This...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DavidCatman
Reviewed September 20, 2018

popped in for early morning coffee while waiting for my dog to get his haircut.Lovely de-caff which usually tastes like clay elsewhere.Managed to succumb to the cakes on display,keep me going till lunchtime I thought.Very nice coffee house,lovely décor and staff that don't hassle you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank izzie1971
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We were looking for somewhere to eat not too far from the motorway and visited this place on the basis of Trip Advisor recommendations. The food and wine were incredibly good and lovely friendly service too. It was the best lasagne I have ever eaten...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RangerLass
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

My brother and I stopped here for a breakfast en route to Birmingham, from Fort William. Very conveniently located barely a 5 minute drive from the A74 (M) and connects easily from Lockerbie south back on to the A74 (M). The Menu provided a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matthew R
JustBe-Jim, Owner at Just Be, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello Matthew, You have hit a few nails on the head so me, Caroline and all the staff thank you for your kind comments and useful info for other travellers. We have been running a campaign over the summer hash-tagged #3minsoffthemotorway and your review is...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

We were biking from Lands End to John O'Groats and stopped for a late breakfast. By far the best place we stopped in the length of Britain. Great decor, superb granola and superlative machiato. Cannot praise the warmth of the staff enough. Go "Just Be",...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Hywel B
JustBe-Jim, Owner at Just Be, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Wow! That is just the BEST accolade to receive! On behalf of us all thank you very much for this review and we hope to see you on the way back down :) Kind Regards Jim, Caroline and Team JB

Reviewed September 6, 2018

Just Be is a roomy and very smart cafe cum coffee bar in the middle of Lockerbie. There is a good selection of burgers, various sandwiches etc as well as other savoury snacks. As this is Scotland you can also get the obligatory sugar fix...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnhouston2
JustBe-Jim, Owner at Just Be, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello John, Thanks for taking the time out to write your kind review, much appreciated. Now tell me what would we need to do to get 5* from you? Kind Regards Jim, Caroline & Team JB

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Recently moved to Lockerbie for work. Was told Just Be was the newest place in town and had a good reputation. I can agree, their coffee is by far the best in town and they have a pretty good cake selection. Staff are all lovely...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KingsArmsLockerbie
JustBe-Jim, Owner at Just Be, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello Tom, On behalf of us all thank you for your kind comments for the food, coffee and staff. Thank you from me for the comments on my photos. I'll look forward to meeting you at some stage soon. Many thanks Jim, Caroline & Team...More

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June 16, 2017|
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Response from JustBe-Jim | Property representative |
Hello Robert, First of all sorry for the late reply, we've never had a booking via Tripadvisor before so I've only just seen your message. Anyway, if you are still interested I've booked you in for your chosen time. Can you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 High Street, Lockerbie DG11 2JH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Lockerbie
  • Phone Number: +44 1576 205715
  • E-mail
During the day we offer the finest Coffee, Teas & homemade, fresh, locally sourced, tasty food & fantastic cakes. By night (Thu to Sat) we offer a high quality Bistro style menu catering for all tastes, again with the emphasis on local, fresh and quality. We are now licensed and offer a carefully selected range of Wines, Proseccos & Champagne, Scottish Gins and bottled Beers to complement your meal. All served in a relaxed & friendly environment right in the heart of Lockerbie.
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