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Lael Crafts Gallery

3 Lael, Ullapool IV23 2RS, Scotland
+44 1854 655383
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Some really nice gifts in here, good coffee and cake and friendly service.

We popped in here after a walk for a much needed coffee. Relaxing place and the items for sale in... read more

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Ailsa56
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London, United Kingdom
Excellent Gallery and coffee stop

We were extremely impressed with the quality of art and craft items on display in this lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
profjoypc
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Lael Crafts Gallery shows a wide selection of some of the best local and Scottish arts and crafts. Tweeds and textiles, wood and weaving, prints and paintings, jewellery, ceramics, sea glass and silver, pens and baskets; to name just a few. And now serving traditional coffee ground for your order and roasted in the Cairngorms along with tea and hot chocolate, scrummy cakes and bakes. Set in wooded surroundings we are just 10 miles south of Ullapool, on the A835, two miles north of A835/A832 Braemore Junction. Don't drive by - drop in!
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3 Lael, Ullapool IV23 2RS, Scotland
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+44 1854 655383
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Reviewed today

We popped in here after a walk for a much needed coffee. Relaxing place and the items for sale in the gallery were good quality.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were extremely impressed with the quality of art and craft items on display in this lovely Gallery a few miles out of Ullapool centre. The Gallery is beautifully laid out and one can browse at leisure without pressure to purchase by the friendly owners....More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking tme to review us. It was grand to see you and quietly help you while you considered your purchases. See you again soon we hope.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the way to Ullapool and what a lovely shop with a fantastic selection of beautiful crafts & gifts. Very friendly and welcoming. There is a small seating area for a tea / coffee which we didn’t sample this time due to timings...More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this very nice review. It was good to meet you both. Do try the coffees next time!

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

On a grey day driving from Inverness to Ullapool this was a wonderful stopping point. The coffee is delicious as was the marmalade clootie. There is a stimulating range of local crafts and really wide variety of skills on display. Very friendly owners - would...More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your thoughtful words. It was good to meet you. Very pleased you enjoyed the coffee and the gallery. Hope to see you next time. Guy and Zoe.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This unassuming, simple cafe and art gallery between Ullapool and corrieshalloch gorge, is a "must stop" to experience pure, unadulterated Scottish craftsmanship. A very warm welcome by the owners makes one feel comfortable and valued. One can buy excellent quality arts and crafts at reasonable...More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

It was a delight to meet you both and chat about your boys' days away. So glad you found and liked us and thank you for taking time to send in your review which is very encouraging for us.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We popped in here on the way out of Ullapool after a week in the Outer Hebrides. The cafe is wonderful and the gallery is full of the mostly lovely things. The lovely couple who run the gallery are super friendly and have a really...More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

It was very good to meet you the other day. Very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking time to review us. See you again we hope.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A chance find on the road past Corrieshalloch Gorge......wonderful coffee.....lovely gifts and beautiful art. Perfect !! AA

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit and the coffee and thank you for taking time to review us. Regards Guy and Zoe

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stopped primarily as we had passed this gallery so many times visiting Ullapool. Well worth the stop and the quiet relaxing atmosphere for our cup of coffee and delicious homebake was wonderful. Lots of interesting and beautiful craft pieces and genial hosts. Hoping to be...More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you for making time to review the gallery and for your your very kind views. It makes it all worthwhile for us.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We popped in for a coffee on the way home to Inverness and we are so glad we did. The best coffee and cake we've had in a very long time! Zoe and Guy were so welcoming and we enjoyed our chat with them both....More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for this review. It really pleases us to see that people who visit us enjoy what we do here and all that the area has to offer. See you soon!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We enjoyed two trips to this little oasis of peace on our recent holiday - we returned the second time as the coffee was so delicious and it is such a relaxing environment to browse gorgeous hand made crafts - and to buy a beautiful...More

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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking time to review our gallery. We were really pleased to see you again. We are sure 'Suilven' will be very happy with you. Hope to see you again for coffee!

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ChristineJL
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Response from Guy K | Property representative |
Hello Christine, I am very sorry not to have answered sooner tripadvisor has not been notifying me of visitor posts. You must have been very frustrated, sorry. We do have Harris Tweed items. We have seraps, wraps, scarves... More
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