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“Lovely gift shop with great coffee and very good wifi”

The Celtic House Coffee Shop
Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Bowmore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$3
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: View, Local cuisine
Description: The Celtic House Coffe Shop provides artisan coffee, an exciting range of teas and delicious local home baking.
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a delightful shop / cafe in the centre of Bowmore on Islay. It carries a huge range of stock of all types, from books to gifts to clothes. Upstairs is a great coffee shop, serving excellent coffee and cakes and having good wifi. What’s not to like, especially if there’s horizontal rain outside?

Thank Colin S
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Colin R, Manager at The Celtic House Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We certainly try to cover most of the customers interest. Thank you for your kind review. Hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This first floor cafe in the shop is initially a surprise. It is good quality drinks and cake type food. It is laid out to encourage you to hang around and is relaxed and welcoming.
The wifi works and they were understanding of this e who were searching for that as much as a good drink. It looks out over the square in Bowmore and is therefore a good place to get your idea of the place by people watching.

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Colin R, Manager at The Celtic House Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for taking time to give us a good review. Hopefully we will be in your next visit list to Islay.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good for a quiet coffee and cake, with lots of interesting things to buy. Hidden away upstairs among the clothing in family owned shop.

Thank Christine D
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Colin R, Manager at The Celtic House Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review and we hope to see you back again soon.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This shop is crammed full of books and crafts. Absolute must for anyone looking for souvenirs, upstairs there's more gifts, some clothing and a pleasant cafe serving a range of hot drinks and cakes.

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Colin R, Manager at The Celtic House Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review!

We're pleased you enjoyed our wide selection of products and managed to make the time for a hot drink and cake. A lovely way to spend a rainy afternoon on Islay!

Kind Regards from all at The Celtic House :-)

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went back here several times. Lovely choice of cakes (esp toffee apple and orange and lemon drizzle cake) and great macchiato and flat whites, as well as hot chocolate with marshmallow.

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Colin R, Owner at The Celtic House Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for taking time to give us a great review. Will see you on your next visit.

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