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The Dancing Midge Cafe

The Dancing Midge Cafe 24 Glasgow Street | Millport, KA28 0DL, Scotland
+44 1475 530548
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“breakfast” (34 reviews)
“scones” (20 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Dancing Midge Cafe 24 Glasgow Street | Millport, KA28 0DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped for brunch on walk round island. Sat in sun at the window. Fantastic food and coffees and warm welcome.

Thank AliJules j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the Dancing Midge Café first opened I have been a regular visitor every time I have been visiting Millport. With its current owners it has been even more appealing, it has a lovely atmosphere and you are always guaranteed delicious food, whether a snack...More

Thank sheila k
Lorraine F, Owner at The Dancing Midge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Sheila for your kind words.....we will continue to serve until we have a buyer. Lorraine.

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family (10 of us) in August and had a delicious lunch. Loads on the menu to please everyone - even our youngest!! Lovely friendly staff. Would definitely recommend this place.

1  Thank Feebabe
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Lovely wee tearoom in Millport selling tasty scones. It’s very small and cozy, so it becomes crowded very quickly.

Thank Mags562013
Reviewed 31 August 2018

On a beautiful Friday afternoon in Millport we planned, having been before, to have a cup of coffee and a scone at TDM. Arriving at just before four o clock we were told in no uncertain terms that the cafe was closed, despite there being...More

Thank jole609
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We really enjoyed this small cafe, which you come to as you enter the town of Millport from the East. The staff were very friendly, the coffee and scones were delicious and we were given a tray to take them out to the bench by...More

Thank Kraziekow
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Did last two mornings - service and food great, but owner of house so so off-putting and not friendly. Get dog out, sit down to get your order taken, wait until I need your business, no wonder she is stressed out and has her business...More

4  Thank freddiemoran
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The food was wonderful as was the service Definitely worth a visit such a friendly place With a great view

1  Thank GlasgowJoyce
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cafe in a gorgeous seaside location. Staff attentive and very friendly. Delicious choices on the menu with home-baking to finish with. We will be back. Highly recommended.

Thank LoobyLou0035
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at The Dancing Midge on every trip to Millport. The staff and so welcoming and friendly. The food is excellent. It’s not to be missed. Thank you all for making our trips so enjoyable.

Thank Carol L
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18 June 2016|
Response from EricMorrison | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't see your posting as I was away on holiday. Not sure if they do vegan but just ask as all their food is freshly made in house, including the bread so they should be able to tell you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Dancing Midge Cafe 24 Glasgow Street | Millport, KA28 0DL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  The Cumbraes  >  Great Cumbrae
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 530548
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