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The Edge Cafe

Gallan Beag | Gallan Head Community Trust Company Limited, Aird Uig, Uig H2 9JA, Scotland
+44 7977 883215
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Overview
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (7 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“strawberries” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Gallan Beag | Gallan Head Community Trust Company Limited, Aird Uig, Uig H2 9JA, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a cafe for lunch on lewis on a Sunday. We found The Edge. We had a lovely lunch. We had delicious homemade soup followed by the most indulgent cakes. We also had lovely chats with locals who also were sitting at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 292temple123
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Edge Cafe is right at the end of the road out to Callan Head. Fiona is a wonderfully welcoming host. Warning soup was just what we needed after a walk around the abandoned MOD site on a wet and windy day. Amazing views out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank swindonqueso
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We were staying in the area and had been recommended to try The Edge so we pitched up for tea and cake, which were absolutely delicious, and booked ourselves in for dinner! Fiona is a very welcoming and friendly host and we love the idea...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank foodstuffs351
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The edge cafe is a special place to spend a few hours. Lunch was delicious and the choice was extensive. Fiona cooked pancakes for our five year old and gave us some top tips including a very special secret place nearby. Interesting crafts and cards...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The Edge Café is a unique lunch spot on the isle of Lewis. Follow the road out to the old MOD camp on Gallan Head. Fiona who runs the restaurant is a charning and genial host, we spent 3 hours being entertained fed and looked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kenberry2017
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The Edge Café is a hidden pearl on the isle of Lewis. It is a bit difficult to find, but just follow the narrow road to Uig and aim for the highest cliff and you should be good. When there you will meet the lovely...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Magnus V
Fiona L, Owner at The Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thanks so much it was my pleasure to look after you. Thank you for finding me.

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We came late and missed the dinner reservation, but still Fiona manager to make an outstanding dinner for us. The fish paj was awsome!! There is an aura of sittning home at some friends place at the Edge cafe. If you enjoy having conversions about...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marika0815
Fiona L, Owner at The Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you so much for making it such a wonderful evening. I hope you got into B& B safely. Thanks again 😁

Reviewed 11 July 2018

What a fantastic and unusual place . Lovely views to the Flannan islands .We had a wonderful meal - fish pie followed by pancakes - and a great conversation with Fiona our host and cook . We learnt a lot about the plans the community...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Can’t agree with the other reviews here. My wife and I stopped in for lunch with our 4-year old last week and did not find the welcoming and convivial atmosphere described by others. This is clearly intended to be some sort of terribly authentic shared...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank StevenW3768
Fiona L, Owner at The Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi Stephen I appreciate you taking the time to write a review and am sorry you did not enjoy your visit. Yes you are correct the cafe can sometimes be chaotic as it can be quite challenging to freshly prepared and serve a number of...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fiona was a very friendly host - she prepared us a hot meal outwith the ordinary opening hours, gave us recommendations for our stay at the place and presented her activities and the local community. Excellent selection of cakes, nice atmosphere "in the middle of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Reinhard H
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Cathy G
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Response from 756juliaandandrew | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you find Fiona's phone number on facebook. She will give you all the info you need.
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Elisabetta G
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Response from 756juliaandandrew | Reviewed this property |
Hello Elisabetta, I suggest that you contact Fiona via her facebook page. I'm sure she will be pleased to help you. Julia Smith.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gallan Beag | Gallan Head Community Trust Company Limited, Aird Uig, Uig H2 9JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Uig  >  Aird Uig
  • Phone Number: +44 7977 883215
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Description
A family friendly, small cafe on The Edge of the world! Come visit me for home cooked, to order, light meals or full meals.
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