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Mad Hatters

53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
+44 1556 502712
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“tea cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on Friday 19th May. Staff were really friendly and the cakes looked amazing We both had a coffee and enjoyed the atmosphere. Some great gifts around especially if your friends are lovers of Dogs. The tote bags were lovely. And a unique gift

Thank Andie H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Good choice of modern food - we enjoyed a haloumi wrap with sweet potato fries and the chicken and leek soup. All very tasty and fresh. Staff were very friendly, providing good service.

Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visited cafe with my partner. Couple of quick toasties and a portion of sweet potato and garlic mayo dip and we were set for the day. Toasties were lovely, full of cheese and "proper" ham on the bone ham. Would go back for toasties. The...More

1  Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly and people friendly, food excellent, staff excellent, would recommend to other looking for a good cafe.

Thank Rightherrightnow
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A really good little cafe if you only need a snack or a tasty light lunch. Overall good value for money. Clean and well maintained. Staff are all friendly and helpful.

Thank William R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

What a wonderful welcome for our group of 4 adults, 1 youth, and 3 dogs when we called in for refreshments on our visit to Castle Douglas. We found an ideal table towards the rear of the cafe where here was sufficient room for us...More

Thank ErinsPaw
Reviewed 3 March 2017

When visiting Castle Douglas my wife and I decided to try the Mad Hatters for our breakfast.We had the flying start it was simply delicious and the sausages were the best we have ever tasted.The staff were very helpful and polite and would certainly recommend...More

Thank J1945
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in here on a very wet Saturday lunch time. It was my 1st visit to Castle Douglas. We all had soup which was simply served but very tasty and definitely homemade. How refreshing to be able to eat indoors with your dog. There were...More

Thank Doris B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My family & I go to the Mad Hatters every time we go to Castle Douglas, the service is always fast & friendly. The food is great & is reasonable quick, I recommend this place to everyone.

Thank Mary Alice B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A nice spot of lunch. Not fancy and inexpensive. ideal for families with children. Friendly, quick service

Thank AmyBedford
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Hi stopping at Lochside camp site with about 20 friends do you deliver breakfast barms or rolls if order over the phone ? or do you take orders over the phone.? Thanks Graham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Castle Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1556 502712
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