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“Music venue cafe”
Review of The Reel

The Reel
Ranked #8 of 38 Restaurants in Kirkwall
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Soups
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Reel In 2002 the Wrigley Sisters returned to Orkney to live and set up their business, and in 2004 The Reel was established, allowing them to ‘put something back into’ the community of Orkney.’ "With both lasses having now settled back in Orkney their attention has turned to managing the ‘Reel’ – the sisters’ Centre of Music on Broad Street in Kirkwall. The centre has experienced phenomenal success in the few years it has been open, to the extent that it has recently moved to the building formerly occupied by VisitOrkney, next to St Magnus Cathedral. "Aswell as a being home to many folk & blues sessions and the Orkney Strathspey and Reel, The Reel also holds various classes in many different instruments taught by a wealth of talented teachers. The Reel offers and encourages a fully ‘inclusive’ approach, catering for all members of the community, especially families, and all age groups. The existing aesthetics, atmosphere and management approach fully encourages, supports and positively impacts upon this ethos. The management’s existing attitude and approach to providing a high quality and friendly customer service is also considered exemplary.
Reviewed 7 August 2014

A good latte at a reasonable price. Wish we had been staying longer to enjoy some of their musical entertainment. Interesting dual use of a building.

Thank winnie44
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Busy helpful and friendly staff in this great café. Sat outside with a latte and watched Kirkwall folk pass by in a lovely setting.

Thank Frank W
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

You order at the counter to the left on entering and eat to the right. A very good range of sandwiches, Panini's etc on offer. The Reel also boasts a pavement area from which to eat and drink at and watch the world go by.

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

We had a cream tea at Wrigleys and the. Reel - run by 3 famous Wrigleys sisters - musicians . Not tasty.

Outside tables - good place to watch the world go by,

1  Thank Incartek
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Had a light lunch here on a recent visit to Kirkwall. Food and service was good and good value. One of the few eateries in Kirkwall with outside seating which was the reason we picked it I as we had our dog with us. Would certainly return here for food or just a drink.

1  Thank Philheath7
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