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Review of The Old Kiln Cafe

The Old Kiln Cafe
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Port Ellen
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I went there for lunch and discovered they offed a Scotch tasting at the table . Reasonable price for lunch and tasting. I had done a tour a couple years ago

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lovely cafe offering good selection of hot and cold food. Friendly staff who go out of their way to make your visit pleasurable.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Everything on the menu is delicious! You may have to wait for a table at busy times, but the food that is served is well worth the wait! Great menu, reasonable waiting times, very good staff, and a dram whilst you wait.....what could be better??
We stay for a week each time we visit Islay, and eat at The Old Kiln cafe at least 5 times during the week. Staff are very polite & knowledgable about the various whiskies & the work at the distillery. Best cafe on the island.

Thank TonyandRosalie
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Eaten here before, nice place to eat, food was good club sandwich and baked tattie with prawns, staff excellent and friendly. Worth a visit, whisky wasn't bad either.

Thank steve h
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Two of us had lunch at the Old Kiln at the Ardbeg distillery, three miles from Port Ellen. It
was well worth making the ferry crossing and 40 minute drive from Jura for. The initial welcome is not well managed: we stood by the 'wait here for a table' sign for several minutes even though there were several empty tables and the restaurant was quietening down towards the end of the luncheon service: Fielding new customers and sitting them down didn't seem to be high on anyone's priority list. Once we were seated, the service was excellent: our order was efficiently and swiftly taken, the food arrived very swiftly and our waitress was pleasantly personable. Two of us shared a mussels and langoustine marinieres pot - it was delicious and there was plenty to go around. The three cheese macaroni was equally good, but the highlight of the meal was the Ardbeg 21 year old whisky cheesecake (the cheesecake is flavoured with Ardbeg's 21 year old whisky) - superb and not at all overpowering. Full marks for food, atmosphere and value for money: with a bit of work on the meet and greet this would merit five stars.

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