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Loch Croistean Coffee Shop

| Loch Croistean Old School, Uig HS2 9EP , Scotland
+44 1851 672772
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
| Loch Croistean Old School, Uig HS2 9EP , Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having travelled the long winding road to Uig and the stunning Ardroil beach (well worth a visit) we were travelling back and had heard of this place so looked out for it. The road isn't busy so when we saw the car park with only...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Very grateful to Marianne for helping us to begin celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary trip to the Outer Hebrides with a delicious four course meal in the calm related surroundings of her old schoolhouse restaurant.

Thank 192wolf
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had been driving exploring for hours when we came upon this lovely coffee shop. We entered and from the first moment we walked in we felt the warmth of the owner and her staff. When it came to paying for lunch we realised we...More

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice meal at Loch Croistean, 4 courses at a very reasonable price unfortunately we had to leave early due to going for the early boat the next morning so were unable to enjoy a good chat with the lovely Marianne, pop...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Karen and I had a really tasty evening meal one evening followed by coffee and cake the following afternoon. Relaxing music on a Wednesday night to accompany our splendid home cooked dinner. We really hope to re-visit before too long.

Thank Harrietsdad
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed two meals at this restaurant during our recent stay on Lewis. Both were absolutely delicious. Ingredients were fresh, meals were prepared with care, and prices very reasonable. Service was very prompt and friendly. Lovely live music on a Wednesday evening. Charming decor. Worth...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It was a delight to dine at the Loch Croistean restaurant. Nothing was too much trouble for them, and they went out of their way to please. We arrived as three hungry cyclists. The remote location, the staff, the food, the decor, the ambiance, all...More

Thank Jill2wheels
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a cup of tea and cake on way back from Uig on a filthy afternoon with gales and rain. The owner could not have been more welcoming. Well worth the visit if you're passing that way.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Our B&B owner (Sarah at SEAcroft) booked us a table at Loch Croistean for dinner on a Saturday evening, we'd been told it was a buffet dinner with a 'take your own wine/beer' policy. The restaurant was full but caters for only about 20 -...More

1  Thank Maria N
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Just returned from dinner here. Staff very friendly in the restaurant as was the owner. Tried to get in yesterday but they were fully booked but managed to get a table for this evening. You've been warned, probably best to book a table. The building...More

Thank DaveRuss
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Elisabetta G
Hello Marianne, I will be on Lewis and Harris on June 1-2-3, and I'm looking for an accommodation around Uig; but first I have to check the dining possibilities there, so can you please tell me your opening days and hours? Thank you Elisabetta
20 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 20:00
00:00 - 20:00
00:00 - 20:00
00:00 - 20:00
00:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Loch Croistean Old School, Uig HS2 9EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Uig
  • Phone Number: +44 1851 672772
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Loch Croistean Coffee Shop/Restaurant serves home cooked food in a relaxed setting. From 12 noon to 8pm we offer a menu of the day, light meals and home baking. Plus on Friday and Saturday evenings you can book our popular 4-course home-style dinner. Our food is an eclectic mix of Scottish and international flavours and uses local produce as available. Please note our opening times are 12 noon to last orders at 8pm: Rest of year: open Wednesday to Saturday Closed January & February, plus 2 weeks early November