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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
FEATURES
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 17 November 2023

very cosy yet large venue, a mix of bar + cafe + shopping + diner. close to the beach. great whiskey, and other food & beverages.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023 via mobile

Stopped off here between legs of a journey. Food was decent and reasonably priced. Cullen skink was excellent but baked potato was microwaved and served with bland commercial cheese.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023

New but very charming with many options to sit and enjoy a dram, or a cup of tea or coffee. Lovely (!) food and cakes. Offering great tasting choices and gifts from local artisans

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 July 2023 via mobile

We had a great visit to kilchoman recently. We booked the tour which I've been wanting to do for a couple of years now and we weren't disappointed. The girl that led the tour was so informative and passionate about whisky and the craft of...making it. my wife, who isn't a whisky drinker, really enjoyed the tour too. We had lunch there and the coffee and cake after was great, All the staff were so friendly and helpful. We will definitely visit againMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 5 July 2023 via mobile

Great little cafe attached to the distillery. The food was delicious, simple and quick for a lunch. Cullen skink was very good.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 5 June 2023 via mobile

we were surprised by the quality of the restaurant and the good prices . The kilchoman soup was delicious and the service was awesome.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 25 May 2023 via mobile

Came here for a tour early in morning and booked a table for lunch .. heard great reviews from fellow travellers on other tours.. it didn’t disappoint! The hardest part was choosing what to order . We had the Cullen skink each and shared a...toastie sandwich. We couldn’t resist a huge slice of Victoria sponge cake to finish off our lunch. Food was delicious and well priced. Customer service excellent. Would definitely recommend this cafe for lunch!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 21 April 2023

The new visitor centre and restaurant are excellent. The Cullen skink is the very best you can ever taste!!!! The staff are extremely Ely friendly and helpful. Visit Islay several times a year and Kilhoman is always high up on places to visit. Other food...also available but taste the Cullen skink and am sure you won't be disappointedMore

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 6 April 2023 via mobile

It was super convenient that the distillery had a cafe - it was perfect before our 7 mile hike to Port Charlotte. The food was well priced and tasty. That said the server forgot our salad and slaw. The server said it was substituted with...the soup we also ordered. When I went to pay the cashier said they had to charge us for the soup anyway. I didn’t want to make a big deal because we were running late. But it would be great if the place was more organized.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2022

We had great food for lunch and the service was excellent. You should book in advance even in low season or you probably won't get a table...

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 18 September 2022

One can sit here before or after the excellent distillery tour, or while the rest of the family is doing the tour, or simply come to enjoy the coffee, the cakes and food and the service. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 12 September 2022

if you want to receive rude customer service, give this place a try you won't be disappointed !!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 19 July 2022

The food is wholesome, large portions, well priced and with very efficient and friendly staff. A great location and well worth booking pre or post distillery tour

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 6 July 2022 via mobile

Stopped for lunch as well as a tour of the distillery. Have to say the food was excellent : pea & ham soup and haggis with red onion marmalade panini followed by shortbread and coffee. Would we go back - absolutely yes!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 22 June 2022

This is a modern vibrant visitors centre with a good restaurant which is extremely popular and advisable to book in advance. The whisky was not bad either. Amazing location near a world class beach.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kilchoman Distillery Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5