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Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh

Melville Gate, Lasswade, Scotland
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (43 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“farm shop” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Melville Gate, Lasswade, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped off at Dobbies after a very long drive from Suffolk. It was busy but there is plenty of seating available. The restaurant had a huge choice of food including hot and cold food and salads and sandwiches, plus a salad bar and a...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best time to come to Dobbies 9.00am no crowds no eating and food is all fresh and just out the chillers. (Not saying it's not fresh throughout the day). We came on a family visit to check out a foot shop for my wife. Which...More

Thank Gmac1st
Dobbiescc, Customer Care at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your family visit to our store and you found the surroundings lovely with a variety of concessions on site. We do hope you will consider visiting us again...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Breakfast. Weekday morning. So much quieter than weekend. Had family over from Netherlands and they enjoyed their breakfast and look around the inner building. Weather was very bad (pouring rain) so we didn't go round to look at the plant areas. Found that the Aquarium...More

Thank ImeldaRobertson001
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good morning, Thank you for your review of Dobbies. I am happy to hear that you and your visitors enjoyed your recent visit to Dobbies despite the weather. We hope to see you again soon. With kind regards, Karen Customer Services

Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped off for a hot choc and cake when visiting Butterfly and Insect World the food is always very nice at Dobbies and again we were not disappointed the drinks and cakes were lovely, it is getting a bit expensive but everything is always...More

Thank 572ann50
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review Dobbies. I am so happy to hear that you enjoy visiting Dobbies and are impressed with all aspects of the store. Thank you for your valuable feedback. With kind regards, Karen Customer Services.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been visiting Dobbies for several years and it used to be nice for a coffee and cake.I visited on Wednesday 9/8/17 and much to my surprise the coffee/teas had alll been increased e.g. Large latte was £2.75 now £3.00.Most of the increases were 25p more.The...More

1  Thank frank m
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review Dobbies. I am sorry that you were disappointed with the price increase on your recent visit. If you wish to discuss this further please email customer.service@dobbies.com With kind regards, Karen Customer Services

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visted here today - packed as always. Opted for the meal deal - soup and a sandwich for £6.95. Sandwich was nice and fresh, soup tasted great but a tad too thin for my taste (think lentil/pea&ham are meant to be on the thicker side)...More

1  Thank Jenz13JH
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for your review of Dobbies. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your soup and sandwich at Dobbies but feel the prices are too high. At Dobbies we do feel that our prices reflect in our standards, however thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I actually used my free two cream scones & two filter coffees voucher, which you get once a year around your birthday if your a member - it is totally worth it! Scones are massive & the cream filling is lovely! Always wait ages on...More

Thank Stacey S
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoy visiting Dobbies and that there is lots to do for the whole family whilst there. We hope to see you again soon. With kind regards, Karen Customer Services.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch as it was on our way home, it was 12.30, lunchtime, queues were long and slow moving, felt that it needed more staff, I kind of lost the will to live while waiting. I went to queue for coffees on the...More

Thank RacJac
Dobbiescc, Customer Care at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review. We are very sorry to hear of your poor experience when you recently visited the restaurant at our centre for lunch. This is certainly not the standard we look to achieve. Please can I ask you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited a number of branches of Dobbies, this has been by far the best, reaching a standard that other Dobbies should be urged to aspire to. Clean, well organised and friendly throughout the store with staff who appeared happy to help the customer.

Thank Alison H
Dobbiescc, Customer Service Advisor at Dobbies Garden World Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you for your review of Dobbies. I appreciate your great comments and glad that you enjoy visiting your local Dobbies. We hope to see you again soon. With kind regards, Karen, Customer Services

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for a cup of tea and a cake with my mum and sister. My mum who has coeliac's had a range of cakes to chose from as they have a section for gluten free cakes which was good. However I am a...More

Thank ruth l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melville Gate, Lasswade, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
Description
Restaraunt within the Dobbies Garden Centre on the A772 in Midlothian
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