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Uist Coffee Shop

) #1 of 1 Dessert in Lochboisdale #1 of 2 Places to Eat in Lochboisdale $ , ,
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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Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Kenneth Drive | Post Office, Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

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!

Thank hazelisles
Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Cafe, Post Office and Gift Shop all in one. You can't miss it as it has a bubblegum pink roof. Staff are friendly and the welcome warm, as usual I had the dog with me so we were sat outside, this was OK as it's...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Having never been here before, we dropped in here for a cuppa during a day visit to South Uist from Barra. Tucked away in the back of Lochboisdale in the Post Office, they serve a lovely selection of hot/cold beverages and really lovely home baking....More

Thank Ewan A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The take out cappuccino was lovely, plenty of cool froth and super hot coffee. I definitely intend going back to sample the delicious array of cakes

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a shop, post office, and cafe all in one. The seating is a little cramped at the front of the shop, but better at the back, where you get a nice view out of the window. There is a pervasive smell of scented...More

Thank Alesius1
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Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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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