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Hebrides Art - CLOSED

19 Seilebost, HS3 3HP, Scotland
+44 7500 117832
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
27 Sep 2016
“Fantastic location and fantastic cakes!”
26 Sep 2016
“Meringues to die for”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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19 Seilebost, HS3 3HP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a view this arts café has from the main room, with binoculars kindly provided to spot the wildlife out in the water. The cakes were very nice, with a lovely lemon drizzle, scones and chocolate cake all sampled by the family. The art on...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank CiaransMum
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Welcoming, friendly ,lovely artwork and gifts great coffee and cakes. Will definitely go back. I always think it is a good reflection of these places when locals are using it and it was mostly local customers.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Satisfied9
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stunning art produced by local artists of Harris. It stands overlooking a beautiful bay. The coffee and cheese scones very excellent.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank annbarras
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the Art Cafe twice during our recent trip to Harris. The coffee was excellent, as were the scones, and the service was warm and friendly. We enjoyed sitting by the window with the binoculars having a look at the little birds going about....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank HelenH410
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great setting looking across to Luskentyre. Lovely coffee and cheese scones. Great service and wonderful art too.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Peterlee47
Ali-ballee-bee, Owner at Hebrides Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Glad you enjoyed your visit - and thanks for taking the time to do a review for us.

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Visited while on Harris, had coffee and cake which was really nice. Staff were really pleasant and helpful. The gifts/art works that are available are really nice but a little pricey, even so it's still worthy of a visit.More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank seamuso593
Ali-ballee-bee, Owner at Hebrides Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks for the review. However, I can't agree with your comment about the art and gifts being pricey - we have gifts from as little as £9 and art from as little as £49.50. In fact, our sale is...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lovely works of art, jewelry, sculptures, cards - accompanied by home made tea and cakes - what is not to like!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank SusieAnders
Ali-ballee-bee, Owner at Hebrides Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

What, indeed! Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in in way past for a cuppa. Home baking looked amazing but we resisted. Owner greeted us personally, showed us some of the art works & took our order. Very welcoming, providing binoculars & book to spot the birds on the sands.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Sooogle
Ali-ballee-bee, Owner at Hebrides Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Resisting the cakes - that's what I call restraint! Delighted you had a good visit to Hebrides Art.

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Not sure that I can add much to the reviews, Good strong coffee , wonderful scones and cakes. Fabulous Artwork, beautiful setting and really charming staff. We were lucky enough to have a chat to Alisdair after buying some of his limited prints ( next...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Poppybess
Ali-ballee-bee, Owner at Hebrides Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

It was a pleasure to meet you all and I hope you get lots of pleasure from your pictures. Like you, we hope to return as customers - just need someone to decide to buy the gallery as a going concern. Fingers crossed on that...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this art cafe whilst driving around South Harris. We were busy admiring all the sandy beaches with turquoise sea when we stopped at this art gallery. The gallery was really interesting with paintings and smaller gifts of jewellery and scarves. We stopped...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Elgarus
Ali-ballee-bee, Owner at Hebrides Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Great review - thanks. Hope you had a wonderful time on Harris.

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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
British, Scottish
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:00
Thursday
10:30 - 17:00
Friday
10:30 - 17:00
Saturday
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Seilebost, HS3 3HP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Harris
  • Phone Number: +44 7500 117832
  • E-mail
Description
Please note that we do not offer Breakfast or Brunch, despite what our listing says. This slipped into our listing care of TripAdvisor and they don't seem to be able to remove it. Apologies for the confusion. Hebrides Art is a 5-star gallery and coffee shop located in Seilebost on the stunning west coast of Harris. We have over 300 paintings and giclee prints on display by more than 20 artists, including that of owners Lesley and Alisdair Wiseman. There is also a wide range of greetings cards and hand-crafted gifts: jewellery, pottery and ceramics - all affordable and portable. Everything is of, or evocative of, the Outer Hebrides with the emphasis on Harris, Lewis and St Kilda - we believe we have the largest collection of St Kilda art in the world! You can enjoy traditional island hospitality in a contemporary space. Yummy cakes and scones, all homemade daily by us. We are fully wheelchair accessible. Open 10.30 till 5.00, Monday to Saturday, April to September (except Mondays in April and September). And we can open at other times - just phone to organise a convenient time.
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