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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” (31 reviews)
“homemade bread” (16 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Closed
10:00 - 16:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Atlantic House Idrigill | Idrigill, Uig IV51 9XX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Now to be honest I did not eat here, (not hungry) but the smell was great, and I am nosy and had a look in. Plenty of space, if a little dark. I had a look around the sheiling. The other half of the cafe....More

Thank IslaT54
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The brewery staff pointed us in this direction. Although put off by cowboy music as we entered, the staff were friendly and helpful. The teas were really good and the home baking great quality. I now like lemon polenta cake! Roasted beetroot salad was good...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The signage for this wee cafe does not do it justice. Fab homemade soup and cakes! Lots of little nick-nacks to look at too. A fab wee pit stop ❤️

Thank JaxG3
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Loved it as soon as I entered .Quirky and vegan flapjack was simply the best !!!Music playing was a trip down memory lane indeed "

Thank sweeks30
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We found this restaurant quite unexpectedly on a quick visit to Uig. It is off the main road behind the petrol station. We were late for lunch but they were happy to serve us and we had delicious leek and potato soup accompanied by home...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Ella makes wonderful food, which is mainly Vegetarian. Very interesting recipes that change constantly, so there's always something lovely to choose from. The background music is at a sensible volume, so not intrusive, avoids modern styles, and plays songs from the 1940's, 50's and 60's....More

Thank Denis B
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
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
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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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