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Cafe Sonas

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Port of Ness Harbour & Beach, HS2 0XA, Scotland
+44 1851 810222
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“langoustines” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Port of Ness Harbour & Beach, HS2 0XA, Scotland
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Agree with other reviews that it is nothing great to look at on first glance, but with the side extension looking out to the sea and down over the small harbour and sandy beach it makes the most of its position. It even has an...More

1  Thank charlie c
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely views from the cafe. The food seems a little limited on options and a little expensive but you realise you get your money’s worth when your big bowl/plate of food arrive. Friendly staff too. Well worth a visit!

Thank ruthohare
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Had driven up from Uig to the Butt of Lewis and chanced upon this cafe. Parking outside. Views onto the beach at Port of Ness. Friendly staff. Great cakes!! Got there about 3pm was sorry to see we could have had langoustines or monkfish goujons...More

Thank Clachangirl
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Called here for a late lunch while visiting the Butt of Lewis. A rather unassuming café on the edge of the old harbour. I had a vegetable and tomato soup - a very generous bowlful of hot, thick soup which tasted awesome. My wife had...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were on a trip up from Uist to the top of Lewis and thought we would stop for some tea and cake at around 14:30. We arrived and i sat down at the table to admire the view, my other half went to order....More

2  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I am a busy tourist guide researching places to take clients on Lewis and Harris and took refuge in this cafe to avoid a sharp shower of rain. Menu looked great plus good selection of freshly baked cakes on offer. Stunning location overlooking nice sandy...More

2  Thank IslaWard
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Port of Ness, Lewis, as part of an exploration. Parked at Cafe Sonas just looking for a coffee. Had to wait until 12pm until it opened. One look at the menu and the coffee was off the agenda. We plumped for the monkfish...More

2  Thank howmany
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Slow service and average food, regrettably. Also, it was very hot and we couldn't open the door to the outside bit to get some cool air.

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

What can I say, read previous reviews of this place so didn't have very high expectations.... but after visiting a couple of sights in the area myself, husband and 2 kids fancied a cake and coffee (at 1.40pm). Expectations were truly met! After waiting 10mins...More

2  Thank LisaCameron37
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

When we first arrived looked at the menu and when nothing jumped out for the kids enquired, was told no. No explanation or alternative just we don't do kids menu! Look at my husband and thought ok can you do a cheese roll? The women...More

1  Thank Lynne D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port of Ness Harbour & Beach, HS2 0XA, Scotland (Formerly Cafe Sonas, Port of Ness Harbour & Beach)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis
  • Phone Number: +44 1851 810222
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