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The Isle of Skye Baking Company

Old Skye Wool Mill Dunvegan Road | off Dunvegan Road, Portree IV51 9HF, Scotland
+44 1478 612669
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (114 reviews)
“cakes” (77 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, Scottish, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Skye Wool Mill Dunvegan Road | off Dunvegan Road, Portree IV51 9HF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here for coffee. The cakes and tray bakes were quiet large so we shared one between two. The coffee was served in disposable cups and although it was good I'd much prefer a cup and saucer or a mug.

1  Thank mcc409
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely welcoming small bakery that gives you a friendly welcome. Food and drink is top notch and well worth returning for.

3  Thank Glyn B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

First visit while on holiday, a little gem just outside the town centre. Delicious breads and cakes. Well worth a visit, we'll be back next time!

2  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

So a couple of things to clarify - these guys are a working bakery - you can see them at it through the window - with a cafe as well, and also they have made the decision to use compostable crockery. Once you've got your...More

3  Thank Lacuisineformidable
Skyebakingco, Owner at The Isle of Skye Baking Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

This has to be the loveliest review ever. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for the traditional coffee and cake. We tried a lovely toasted bannock bun. It was a pleasant change to see that the cuppa and place were all recyclable. The cafe area had the look of a well known big blue and yellow...More

2  Thank olibot
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We enjoyed our first visit so much, we went back. We would again if we could. The breads and cakes and cookies and oat cakes are all perfect. The daily soup with fresh bread was incredibly tasty. The cheese board had a wonderful selection. The...More

Thank murmac2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is a little walk away from Portree center, but they make excellent bread. We bought our lunch from here. It is very very good and I will definitely recommend the place! Upstairs there is some sort of art store with many interesting things. Everyone...More

Thank Ceciliqe
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Stopped in briefly as we went off island to buy some biscuits for family members back in England, did not stay to eat in or have drinks. Bought various packets of Biscuits, Shortbreads and Oatcakes that were reasonably priced and the one's we got for...More

Thank Hal_Chase
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Interesting cafe attached to a working artisan bakery, with an arts/crafts gallery upstairs. We met Barry the owner, who invited us to have a look around the bakery - I pity the poor assistant tasked with the job of fulfilling a handmade oatcakes order for...More

2  Thank lizou57
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Overpriced coffee served in paper cups..Not too good really.We really would not rush back.We did not try the food but it looked good.

Thank woody077
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Skye Wool Mill Dunvegan Road | off Dunvegan Road, Portree IV51 9HF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Portree
  • Phone Number: +44 1478 612669
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Food shop with seats - contemporary bakery specialising in artisan bread, shortbread and oatcakes. All food is available in compostible containers for take away or take a seat! Wood burning stove in winter, free parking, child friendly area. Viewing window to watch the bakery in production. Excellent coffee, homemade soups, filled lunch breads and patisserie.
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