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The Lido - CLOSED

5 Cromwell Street, Stornoway HS1 2DB, Scotland
+44 1851 703354
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
5 Cromwell Street, Stornoway HS1 2DB, Scotland
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Reviews (78)
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 20 November 2018

This was our first visit to the Lido but it won't be our last. There was a two for the price of one offer on pizzas so we enjoyed a lovely meal in nice surroundings with friendly staff for an amazingly low price. It's no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hebally
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I popped in for lunch and I was totally surprised by how many Vegan options there was on the menu! I opted for the burger and the vegan coleslaw and it was just amazing! So yummy and filling. The service is fast and friendly and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vicki Y
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an early dinner last night on the recommendation of a colleague and I was very impressed. We were the only folk in on a dark and dreich night but it was cosy enough that it really didn’t matter. I had the spicy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leodhasach
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Found this lovely establishment after a disappointing meal elsewhere. Not a massive choice on the menu, but in my book that's a good thing as it means it will be cooked fresh and to order. The menu was beautifully worded, simple and concise. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EmmaH4306
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for this wonderful review. We're really glad you enjoyed your time at The Lido and thank you for returning three times. We're so glad you enjoyed everything and had a great experience with us.

Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a little gem of an Italian restaurant in the centre of Stornoway. The menu has a good variety of choices and the Mussel Linguini with Mediterranean vegetables was excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful. When we complimented the chef, thinking he was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David F
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for leaving us this great review. We're really glad you enjoyed your food at The Lido and found the staff friendly and helpful. Many thanks.

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem after eating at a nearby restaurant and coming out of there uninspired. This however is what we had hoped to find. A fantastic menu with wonderful, elegant and tasty meals. Really is a fantastic place to eat. Make sure you have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Antony M
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're really glad you enjoyed your meal and enjoyed your experience at The Lido. Many thanks.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were there for lunch and there was a good choice for vegans on the menu. I had the ciabatta with felafel and a side of vegan coleslaw which was just delicious. The chef seemed genuinely interested in how we enjoyed the meal and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nomad823617
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We're really glad you enjoyed our vegan options.

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here. Mussels to start, Haddock and Pea risotto for me and the 3 meat pizza for my better half and we then shared the basil cheesecake. All the food was really good and the waiting staff were friendly and helpful too....gives...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LiviPete
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for this lovely review. We're really glad you enjoyed your meal and thank you for being so honest about being undercharged on the bill.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

During my first trip to Stornoway it was difficult to find somewhere to have a relaxed meal with experienced, professional service and high quality food. Everyone from the cabin crew on the flight to the airport taxi driver to the hotel staff wanted to recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scottinthesky
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi there, firstly thank you for leaving this detailed review. We appreciate feedback given by customers as it helps us to improve our service. I apologise for the issues you had with the waiting staff and being made to feel rushed, this is something we'll...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Good quality Italian food my wife, son and I shared a pizza, salad and fries... the food and atmosphere were comfortably better than any of the chain Italian restaurants on the mainland. Would recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WichitaL1neman
Emma M, Owner at The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for leaving this positive review. We're really glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Many thanks.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Cromwell Street, Stornoway HS1 2DB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
  • Phone Number: +44 1851 703354
  • E-mail
Description
Winner of Best Newcomer 2018 at the Scottish Entertainment and Hospitality Awards. A family friendly restaurant serving hand stretched pizzas cooked alongside a locally sourced menu for both lunch and dinner.
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