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Uist Coffee Shop

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Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
+44 1878 700313
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (50 reviews)
“toasties” (9 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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09:00 - 16:00All hours
Contemporary, Scottish, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy day for coffee lovely staff and lovely cakes.very cosy spot to shelter from the wind and rain that day.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had coffee & lunch here and really enjoyed it - we sat at the bar stools by the back window and loved the view! Good choice of items on the menu, great coffee, fabulous cakes, friendly staff - definitely worth a visit!

Thank rousay118
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Called in for a light lunch. Pleased to see that locals were eating there as well as visitors. We ordered half panninis which were served with chips and coleslaw. We had to wait a few minutes whilst the food was freshly cooked. To drink we...More

2  Thank paul6111
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We love this cafe. Always warm and welcoming and with an excellent, carefully-chosen all-day menu of good food and something for everyone to enjoy. From burger and chips, yum, for breakfast or a toasted panini on a cold winter morning to a flavoursome salmon or...More

1  Thank -LilieBlack-
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very basic cafe style. Filled the gap. Not much else to choose from for a light and quick lunch

Thank GlendaSnyman
Reviewed 21 June 2017

2nd time of visiting this place and it's had a makeover. Its bigger and then shop and cafe now share a bigger footprint. It's friendly and cosy and they have some nice gifts to buy but to be honest the food is average. I had...More

Thank PointyF
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Been a couple of years since we last visited. Coffee and Cake still as good as ever in this quaint little Café. Unfortunately, WiFi, which is now free was a little intermittent. Recommended

Thank Highland-Birder
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after reading about it on Outer Hebrides food trail site. It is along the road from the main highway and easily recognised by the bright pink roof. Inside is the post office, a gift shop and cafe. We ordered coffees a slice of...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A haven on a wet, windy day. Friendly service and tasty coffee and snacks. There is even free WIFI. They sell take-away fish & chips etc., on Friday and Saturday evenings, which I found a huge bonus!

1  Thank hazelisles
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We saw this cafe when arriving on South Uist on the ferry from Mallaig and both commented on the pink colour scheme. A cafe, gift shop and post office which serves the local community and, of, the visitors to this beautiful area. We visited on...More

Thank Trevor W
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Contemporary, Scottish, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 13:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  South Uist  >  Lochboisdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1878 700313
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Lochboisdale Coffee Shop in South Uist, Outer Hebrides. Wifi & Computer access. Giftshop, also a Post Office & Royal Mail Sorting Office. Look out for the Pink roof as you enter villate of Lochboisdale. Otter spot from our window seats, watch our resident heron or just daydream while sampling our Coffee and Cake, Soup or something from our Simple Food Menu. A small selection of Alcohol mainly wine & Beer. Check out the Specials Board. We are 25 metres from the sea, have a view to the hills of South Uist and a great relaxing atmosphere with great staff.
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