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North Harbour Bistro & Tearoom

Harbour | Isle of Scalpay, Scotland
+44 1859 540218
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“chowder” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Harbour | Isle of Scalpay, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 584 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing food, all delicious. Would definitely go again. Bonus that it's BYOB. Lovely location. Remember to book ahead.

Thank Lamb2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food in a unique location. I had a starter from the specials board of black pudding and chorizo, followed by another special of sea trout and crab risotto. At around £25 per main, it is expensive for the area, but not for the...More

1  Thank Graeme T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. We popped in to what was the local shop and bistro on our last visit to the very beautiful island to find the addition of a coffee shop with a fantastic selection off home baking . The bowl of broccoli soup...More

3  Thank cms840
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food quality more associate with Knightsbridge rather than Scalpay (see photos)! Friendly service and a nice drive to the restaurant if you’re coming from Harris. Reasonably priced. BYO. All in all, well worth a trip.

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The North Harbour Bistro... Absolutely fantastic!! Booked in for lunch today, 11th October 2018. Being such a small tea room/bistro, I was surprised by the prices set on the specials board and menu. When the food was presented, I realised why the prices had been...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what a surprise .. never judge a book by its cover.! Holidaying on Harris and numerous people recommended this Bistro / Cafe to us so we thought we would give it a try. Both the food & service exceeded our expectations by a long...More

1  Thank Exploration761392
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch as a change from sandwiches or soup in cafes - the menu was varied and obviously used local produce. The standard of taste and presentation was high - perhaps a little too "fancy" - I would have preferred some "real" veg instead...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the experience of this restaurant. The food is fantastic, tasty and served with style. I am not usually one for art on a plate but when it is this tasty and so much of it then all is good. Yes you DO have...More

Thank james t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My pa and I were in Harris, and the hotel could not guarantee a table in the restaurant. TripAdvisor suggested this place, a 40 minute drive away on a neighbouring island. The meal was exactly what I had hoped, fresh fish prepared beautifully. I would...More

Thank blairk2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since our last visit to Harris this business has expanded by the addition of a coffee shop to the front of the building. Visited for lunch for the first time today. The new part of the premises was relaxed and comfortable and the decoration is...More

Thank hazel w
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Questions & Answers
Gillian B
4 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Craftyalbatross |
Closed on a Sunday. To book a table call 01859 540218.
David M
1 September 2017|
Response from George L | Property representative |
I'm very sorry we are closed for our annual holiday if you contact Chris loye who runs a pop up restaurant in his house he is fantastic and works with us sometime on 07388366361 he might be able to help out . sorry again and... More
Claire V
15 July 2017|
Response from George L | Property representative |
no sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour | Isle of Scalpay, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Scalpay
  • Phone Number: +44 1859 540218
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