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The Sheiling and Ella's Cafe

Atlantic House Idrigill | Idrigill, Uig IV51 9XX, Scotland
+44 1470 542797
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Atlantic House Idrigill | Idrigill, Uig IV51 9XX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Wonderful little cafe with good music. There's a neat little shop inside that sells clothes and accessories made my local artisans.

Thank Faizan B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a strange little tearoom sharing space with a shop selling wares from local people. But don't be put off because this little cafe is a hidden gem. All the produce sold are baked on the premises and if you want pie and chips...More

1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived on spec and they kept a table for us while we went to get cash from the post office a mile away, so it's worth noting here that they can't accept card payments. We were well at the end of lunch time but...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

You might not agree with the politics but you will love the food and relaxed atmosphere as well as the Aladdin's Cave of quirky items for sale in the adjoining arts and crafts shop. Delicious soup and traditional local food, with homemade bread and 1950s/60s...More

Thank Lee3232
Reviewed 10 August 2017

All of the food here is freshly made, tastes great, and comes in generous portions. The staff are friendly, patient, and helpful. Even when it is very busy, it never feels like you're being rushed out. The atmosphere is relaxed,and the music is at a...More

Thank 6MissB
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This place is quirky alright - lovely coffee, special teas, home made scones and jam as well as arts, crafts, second hand goods, books, vinyls and nice music and chat. Worth leaving the main road for. I am glad we popped in!

Thank Conny P
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch, we had some loveky homemade soup and the most amazing bread. Try the cheese platter the homemade oat cakes are fantastic. Quirky decor and very unusal juke box. Loved the antique shop and bought a really lovely pendant. Dont...More

Thank Jillym59
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were sadly turned away at 11.30 am because there was no room. The craft group took up the large table. And people reading their books waiting for the ferry took up the others. We could have shared! There isn't a lot of choice on...More

Thank K2K62
Dom_Skye, Owner at The Sheiling and Ella's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Your complaint is: because we are a popular destination, comfortable, unhurried, encourage local customers and were full at the time you visited we are a bad business and you gave us a terrible review, thanks. Frankly, I'm amazed you held in your outrage all day....More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The specials board is, well, special! The food is good, very reasonably priced and the music and vibe fun.

Thank Tedietta
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A few bites from our experience review: “After the long hike to Quirlang, we were tired and wet. A small, local café near the sea sounded like a perfect spot to eat and warm up.” “The souvenir shop within the cafe (or vice-versa?) had a...More

Thank Iliana S
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atlantic House Idrigill | Idrigill, Uig IV51 9XX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Uig
  • Phone Number: +44 1470 542797
  • E-mail
Description
Ella's Cafe specialises in fresh food made daily on the premises using lots of Skye and Highland produce according to season. A wide variety, and ever changing selection, of bread and cake is baked on the premises to accompany our food and drink. A range of Fairtrade speciality teas, quality coffee and soft drinks complete our offering. The Sheiling is a market space which provides an outlet for over 50 local marketeers. With items on offer ranging from second hand books to knitwear and jewellery - through LPs, CDs & DVDs to art, wooden toys and ornaments - there's something for everyone when it's made or traded locally.
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