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“Foodies heaven”
Review of Backaskaill

Backaskaill
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Sanday
Price range: US$16 - US$32
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Foodies heaven”
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

The rating for the food do no go high enough, this should be a 10.
If Geoff doesn't know how to create a dish it ain't worth having. Every meal is a taste sensation and the portions are big enough to feed even the biggest appetites.
The range of combinations that this chef puts together should shame others into staying and trying his food.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Derek403
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janeyandgeoffy, Owner at Backaskaill, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
Many thanks for your wonderful comments, always a pleasure to create dishes for our guests, and so happy you are enjoying them!
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English first
Thurso, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“5* Good Quality Food”
Reviewed 21 February 2014

There is no dish Geoff cannot put together and make taste better than you have ever had before. I challange you to find somewhere that you enjoy eating out more than you enjoy one of Geoff's amazing meals in the Backaskaill.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Alan M
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janeyandgeoffy, Owner at Backaskaill, responded to this review, 22 February 2014
Thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments, we really appreciate it, and it was our pleasure to ensure you enjoyed your meals here!
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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“"Great meal"”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Lovely meal in lovely surroundings. Day trip to Sanday, phoned on Saturday to book, owner said they are not usually open on a Monday but it was no trouble to open for the 4 of us!
Lovely home made food with special touches. Sat in conservatory, lovely! bright and airy on a hot summer day. Owners very helpful and friendly.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Irene57_12
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janeyandgeoffy, Owner at Backaskaill, responded to this review, 27 July 2013
We greatly appreciate your kind comments- it was our pleasure to help make sure you enjoyed your day trip to Sanday.
Glad the sun came out for you also!
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Backaskaill B&B and restaurant”
Reviewed 14 July 2012

A real treasure in Sanday , Orkney
Wonderful setting by a lovely beach in Orkney
The house is gracious and beautifully decorated. The owners were charming.
The meals are imaginative, well cooked and excellent
Owners took no end of trouble to meet dietary requirements and our two evening meals at Backaskaill were memorable.
Wish it were nearer for other visits but highly recommend anyone travelling to Orkney to try to get to Sanday and Backaskaill

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Anne B
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, Owner at Backaskaill, responded to this review, 16 July 2012
Many thanks for your kind comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meals so much that you came back again!
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant Backaskaill”
Reviewed 17 November 2011

Excllent food at the backaskaill run by a lovely couple, one of whom is a chef, producing the sort of meals seen only in high class resteraunts.

Visited May 2011
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janeyandgeoffy, Owner at Backaskaill, responded to this review, 5 April 2012
Many thanks for your wonderful comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meals
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