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All reviews cakes toasties panini soup free wifi across the road bite to eat gluten free bread food was lovely gale force winds stopped for breakfast pot of tea great coffee home baking barra sea ferry
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a breakfast here a few days ago - fabulous. Food cooked well , service good if a tad slow, but a good food experience. Called in today and clearly there was chaos in the kitchen. Received someone else’s order, then got my own...order but husbands didn’t turn up. Then he was offered cake instead of the cooked meal which was ordered. Complete chaos and when the haddock and chips arrived I’m afraid if wasn’t worth the wait. Such a shame as our previous visit was so good. Not a good experience and haddock and chips simply not worth the money.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 days ago

We cam to the Kilbride Cafe for lunch and the soup and panini was very tasty. The menu is limited but the service was good and the views across the water was excellent.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 24 August 2021

We did a day trip to the isalnds from Barra and stopped for breakfast. Couldnt be beaten in terms of price or quality. No hesitation in recommending it to anyone passing by

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

Stopped here for a sandwich and coffee before catching the ferry to Barra. Lovely little place. Food was delicious, staff where great. The place was warm and welcoming. Had a good range of choices on the menu. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

Visited this cafe for a quick bite to eat but it seemed to take ages to even get in the door to get seated as you had to wait outside until a staff member showed you to your seat. Then we got shown to a...table and had to wait again for a staff member to come over for our orders. I opted for a panini with cheese and ham and got asked if it was brown or white panini I asked for brown bread pot of tea and other order was just a cup of coffee. When my order arrived it had magically went from panini to brown bread toastie! I didn't complain as by this time we had been waiting so long I was just glad to get lunch of any kind. I found the staff to be very young and immature and they seemed to prefer standing behind counter laughing and joking with the kitchen staff. I was not impressed. There was only 2 other tables with customers besides us and service could all have been done much quicker and then they could have got back to their laughing and joking so much sooner! It is a nice cafe on a lovely campsite and hostel and the servers are letting this place down.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 10 August 2021 via mobile

Super friendly and efficient girls to take order and serve. Kitchen does great job of well prepared food with limited menu and all nicely presented.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 21 July 2021 via mobile

Driving past, feeling hungry; stopped in for lunch. Egg Mayo sandwich, Cheese & Ham Panini, piece (large) of cake, coffee, tea and Diet Coke. All for under £17!!! All were of great quality and excellent quantity. Definitely worth a visit if you find yourself in...South UistMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 11 July 2021

Just what is needed for the location Good Food help and advice a must visit place too Otters are seen just across the road

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 7 July 2021

I had seen recommendations for gluten free and we enjoyed our lunch. Great location with a lovely seaside view. Staff were friendly and helpful in checking gluten free and to ensure no cross contamination. I had a great tuna toasted sandwich on gluten free bread...and a portion of the most amazing chips , after staff confirmed they were gluten free , My husband had a burger and chips and equally enjoyed his meal. Very clean restaurant and good covid procedures in place. We really enjoyed our lunch and would certainly continue the good recommendation.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 14 June 2021 via mobile

The place was lovely and clean. Staff were welcoming. Our day had started early - we had caught the ferry from Barra. Kilbride Cafe is a perfect option for getting breakfast once you've arrived in South Uist. Great coffee, breakfasts nice and fresh, cakes were...great (love the Mars Krispie slice). The island doesn't have many cafes, so people are fortunate to have this one. It felt very covid safe and super clean.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Kilbride Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5