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Willows Coffee Shop

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) #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Kirkwall #20 of 35 Places to Eat in Kirkwall ££ - £££ Cafe, British,
Mill Street, Kirkwall, Scotland
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mill Street, Kirkwall, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The number of regulars every day speaks for itself. Nice staff who are kept extremely busy at times.

Thank kenneth351
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok, nothing special. Sparse side salads with paninis etc and fillings lack volume and flavour. Can get very busy and noisy.

Thank Revatron
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The cakes here are homemade, no Costco nonsense. Coffee is good and the sandwiches etc are all good too. Maybe a bit pricey for a garden centre cafe, but the quality is right up there. Lots of locals coming for lunch speaks for itself.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a nice little Coffee Shop located in the Well Park Garden Centre. There was a good choice of hot and cold drinks and lots of cakes and other snacks. Prices were on par with similar Cafes in Kirkwall and service was friendly. One...More

Thank alister b
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Chap that served us was very cheerful. They have jugs of water you can help your self too. Nice touch. Food was very good

Thank Rosie D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

good place to go for lunch or just a coffee and a huge bit of cake,it is situated in a very good garden center open seven days a week in the summer all wheelchair accessible plenty parking go and enjoy

Thank icemang101
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We often visit this cafe, generally as a family or myself and my son, though I ocassionally go alone. The lunch snack menu is varied, and offers a good choice. Kids boxes are available too. The cakes aren't the cheapest for a cafe setting, but...More

Thank MaryKnitter
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The choice of food was OK and everyone was cheerful but there are nicer coffee shops nearby. The place could do with a bit of modernisation, including acquiring a credit card machine!

Thank RaymondH646
Reviewed 15 February 2017

offers great baking and good menu of snacks and hot food. Great place to go with the family, very spacious and a lovely open feel to the cafe.

Thank geordiepupz
Reviewed 19 December 2016

lovely staff and the best coffees and food i have had in a long time. I would recommend it to friends and family.

Thank bob j
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Street, Kirkwall, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
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A modern coffee shop located within an Orkney Garden Centre providing an extensive lunchtime menu with a selection of paninis, bagels, wraps and salads and large range of home bakes made on site. Local produce is used wherever possble. Their website gives details.
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