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Uist Coffee Shop

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Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
+44 1878 700313
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (42 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“lemon cake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00 Hours
Scottish, Bar, Fast food, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent coffee and cakes. Real coffee, not the milky weak coffee of so many other places. Staff were friendly and helpful. Great views

Thank Beverley S
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We went to this quaint little cafe for a lovely breakfast of bacon and Stornoway black pudding rolls and coffee. But we couldn’t resist some cake 🍰 too!!! Delicious and welcoming with lots of books to reference, games to play, free WiFi and a PC...More

Thank sengamorran
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

You know when you call in somewhere and you canna really remember quite what you had because something else was far more memorable about it? Yup- that's this cafe!! The soup was huge!!! Delicious and HUGE!!! (I think it was sweet potato?) Really lovely little...More

Thank emmaball2
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I was on a 15 day hillwalking trip in the Outer Hebrides and stopped at the Uist Coffee Shop for a mid morning coffee and cake. The cake was mouth wateringly excellent. So much so that I went back at the end of my day...More

Thank Trimarc2
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy day for coffee lovely staff and lovely cakes.very cosy spot to shelter from the wind and rain that day.

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had coffee & lunch here and really enjoyed it - we sat at the bar stools by the back window and loved the view! Good choice of items on the menu, great coffee, fabulous cakes, friendly staff - definitely worth a visit!

Thank rousay118
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Called in for a light lunch. Pleased to see that locals were eating there as well as visitors. We ordered half panninis which were served with chips and coleslaw. We had to wait a few minutes whilst the food was freshly cooked. To drink we...More

2  Thank paul6111
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We love this cafe. Always warm and welcoming and with an excellent, carefully-chosen all-day menu of good food and something for everyone to enjoy. From burger and chips, yum, for breakfast or a toasted panini on a cold winter morning to a flavoursome salmon or...More

1  Thank -LilieBlack-
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very basic cafe style. Filled the gap. Not much else to choose from for a light and quick lunch

Thank GlendaSnyman
Reviewed 21 June 2017

2nd time of visiting this place and it's had a makeover. Its bigger and then shop and cafe now share a bigger footprint. It's friendly and cosy and they have some nice gifts to buy but to be honest the food is average. I had...More

Thank PointyF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  South Uist  >  Lochboisdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1878 700313
  • E-mail
Uist Coffee Shop, Lochboisdale, South Uist, Outer Hebrides. Wifi & Computer access. Also a Post Office & Royal Mail Delivery Office . Look out for the Pink roof as you enter village of Lochboisdale. Otter spot from our window seats, watch our resident heron or just daydream while sampling our Coffee and Cake, Soup or something from our Simple Food Menu. A small selection of Alcohol mainly wine & Beer. Check out the Specials Board. We are 25 metres from the sea, have a view to the hills of South Uist and a great relaxing atmosphere with great staff.
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