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An Cala Cafe and Bunkhouse

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
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Bergen, Norway
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set back off the main road a bit behind a football pitch this is a cafe specialising in teas, coffees and cakes - lots of cakes! Some mains to be had as well but whilst there we had tea and, eh, cake. Friendly staff, clean, pleasant. Good to visit for a snack if in the area.

Thank Iain M
Northumberland, UK
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a bit puzzling to find a sign urging us "Howay In" about 7 hours drive away from where such language is common place. But having found the friendly couple who run the bunkhouse, we discovered two Geordies like ourselves far from home. Lovely cheerful cafe decorated tastefully in the Toon's trademark black and white. Beautiful cakes and great... More 

Thank Fraser_615
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Friendly family run business. Great food cooked to order. Reasonable prices. Clean comfortable restaurant. Ideally situated by village green and harbour.

Thank Annie P
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1,545 reviews
896 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 549 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We called in here for lunch and were not disappointed. The menu is very extensive and covers breakfasts and a range of snacks and more substantial lunch dishes. We were very impressed that there were four vegetarian main dishes to choose from alongside jacket potatoes and sandwiches. The home-made chunky vegetable soup was delicious and so was the jacket potato... More 

Thank profjoypc
Georgia Coast, Georgia
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266 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I had a very good breakfast here. The food was well-prepared, and the service was very good.

Thank NewAdventurer2
Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Popped in for a cuppa and snax after a longish drive. Served really quickly, food and drinks served quickly with no fuss. Spotlessly clean. Food really tasty and the smells from the food prep area were truly amazing! We liked it here but needed to press on. There was a herd of deer snoozing on the grass outside which was... More 

Thank Landroid90
Stirling, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

food was excellent, prices reasonable and service good. What more can you ask for. Seafood chowder was very tasty but could perhaps had a little more fish

Thank Duna109
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had some hand dived scallops which were well priced and really delicious. Friendly staff and a view out to some deer on the football pitch!

Thank skiberdi
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We only stopped for a coffee and as it was too soon after breakfast couldn't find the room for cake but they looked exceptionally nice. We were going to go back for a meal but unfortunately it was closed - however, the menu looked very nice at reasonable prices so I would definitely go back if in the area.

Thank AM7772013
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had a good coffee and cake twice food looked good and seemed to be enjoyed by the surrounding tables but as beer was calling we chose the pub:)

Thank Sliver101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lochinver
  • Phone Number: 441571844598
Newly opened cafe and hostel.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?