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“Beautiful views & delicious cakes” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Birsay Bay Tearoom

Birsay Bay Tearoom
Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Birsay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are a modern Tearoom, based in the lovely location of Birsay. We serve light lunches and tasty home bakes, have a good selection of Teas and brew a good cup of coffee. Our menu is based around products grown and made locally.
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful views & delicious cakes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2010

I wonder whether there can be a better tearoom anywhere than Birsay Bay.
We visit regularly - not only for the warm welcome, attentive staff, and superb views over the Brough of Birsay - but most of all for the delicious cakes.
All of the food and drink we have tried has been good - a wide range of specialist coffees, teas and hot chocolate, and light lunches such as seafood platter or tasty homemade soup with cheese scone.
But the real stars are the homemade beetroot cake and carrot cake - they are absolutely delicious - by far the best cakes we have ever eaten anywhere. Don't visit Orkney without trying them!

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Thank OrkneyJane
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