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Emily's Ice Cream Parlour & Craft Shop

££ - £££Cafe, British,
Millhouse, KW16 3NU, Scotland
+44 1856 791213
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (12 reviews)
“waffles” (4 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Millhouse, KW16 3NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Beautiful location, and a very well-presented cafe serving hot & cold food as well as a small selection of homemade (and quite delicious) cakes. Undoubtedly the highlight of our day on Hoy.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank The_Fabric_Fairy
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The cafe is next to the road from the ferry terminal to Rackwiick bay. It has a nice view of the harbour. The cafe offers hot sandwiches and fresh waffles. The chili chicken wrap was very tasty. We were told all the cakes were homemade...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Plasticbattleaxe
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This little cafe is such a treat when you get of the Ferry in Hoy. Emily is lovely and friendly and baked the best scones! We think she should have branches across Orkney 👍😄

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nzuk2017
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Stopped off at Emily's for a much needed food boost during a coastal walking trip to Hoy. Ice-cream, tea and cakes was just what the doctor ordered. The service and value for money was excellent. Definately recommend this place.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Finian48
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Called in for coffee and scones. A stunning setting, very friendly owner and best scones ever. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank suttonmole
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We came 3 times over 2 days! It was definitely an oasis during our memorial visit to Hoy, couldn't have been better place to revive us. Cakes looked and tasted great, scones in particular. You very kindly accommodated a takeaway sandwich as well as celiac...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank elize208
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A lovely, pretty tea room in a dramatic location. Incredibly cosy, with very friendly staff. Food was great, especially the buffalo sausage sandwich! The gift shop has some lovely items especially the locally produced knitwear

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SuperBlackbirdXX
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We ate lunch here and found the food, location and service to be very good. There aren't many eating options on Hoy, but the standard at Emily's was high and we would happily eat here again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

lovely small cafe in the middle of no where.lovely cup of tea and a snack + the scones were super.The lady behind the counter was very helpful in telling us about things to go and see while in Hoy

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank benny41
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing and very reasonably priced, and had a lovely waitress but didn’t feel as dog friendly because we were asked to sit next to the door even though there was no one else in the place, felt it a bit odd.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Millhouse, KW16 3NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Hoy
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 791213
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Emily's ice cream parlour overlooks the beautiful views of millbay. Come in & try some orkney ice cream or Emily's homemade ice cream with freshly made hot waffles. Or sit down & enjoy a knickerbocker glory With a good espresso coffee, or latte. If you want something local, go for one of our platters which includes orkney cheese or westray hot smoked salmon, a local favourite.
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