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Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 1871 810898
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here while visiting Barra and Vatersay. Really lovely staff. Sat outside as beautiful day and enjoyed a coffee while my children thoroughly enjoyed the ice cream!

Thank SandieCM
Kendal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my partner and our friends, we all had burgers and chips followed by ice cream. My partner says it's the best place on the island for a cup of coffee. In the week I've been on Barra, we have visited this cafe almost every day because we loved it so much. Highly recommend.

Thank shortgal1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great when the weather is fine as not sure where you go when the weather is bad. Food is good and they do good coffee.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Neath, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Deck is part of the Toffee Shop which offers food and coffee as well as a range of gifts including exotic candles poured in Barra. The staff are very helpful, friendly and chatty. The coffee is lovely and the Jumbo hot dog with fries and onion rings are superb. Definitely recommend.

1 Thank Leah H
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An extremely friendly wee place with great food, lunch, take away dinner or pop in for a coffee style, if it's sunny sit out on the deck with a scone. (we did all of these whilst on Barra) The shop is stocked with lots of classy souvenirs and gifts. Try the Prawn Cocktail if Jeanette is doing them - tasty... More 

2 Thank fraz161
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, ice cream. Tablet superb. Staff excellent, friendly and very helpful. Great selection of souvenirs. Sits right on the bay, looking at the Castle. Very popular.

1 Thank Bill B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very pleasant to sit outside with a cake and a good cup of coffee overlooking castle bay. Great service and the fudge sample was most excellent

1 Thank Steve C
San Francisco
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a nice lunch out of the patio as we enjoyed the wonderful sunny weather. They had a unique gift shop. Very nice people also packed up our breakable treasures and provided us with a box to ship some of our goodies home. Obviously, we had bought too many souvenirs and found we also didn't need the rain and... More 

1 Thank dihawaii
Willow Beach, ON
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Well, it was my last day on Barra and I was headed to the airport. What was the last thing that I wanted to do before I left? Enjoy the food, the view and the wonderful staff at The Deck! With their imaginative specials there is always something new to try. Thanks to my good friends for introducing me to... More 

1 Thank MMTWillowBeach_ON
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wonderful visit ( as always) to buy lots of home made tablet - otherwise known as Hebridean toffee. Discovered The Deck are now open later for meals, including takeaways. Opted for the special of Barra prawn cocktail with chips and salad...... WOW - what can I say? HUGE portion of big meaty prawns in delicious cocktail sauce, just the best... More 

1 Thank vivien s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 1871 810898
Stunning views of Castlebay and the world famous Kisimul Castle from The Deck. Hebridean Toffee, Scottish tablet made daily and also fresh baking and much more in the summer season. A tasteful gift shop inside with many unique gift ideas and crafts from Barra

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?