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West Argyle Street, Ullapool IV26 2TY, Scotland
01854613769
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch
Description: The Gallery Cafe is situated above North West Outdoors on West Argyle...
The Gallery Cafe is situated above North West Outdoors on West Argyle Street, Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands. We are open from 9am till 4pm, but during the winter months the kitchen may sometimes close at 3pm to allow us to bake our yummy cakes and scones! We will still be serving teas, coffees, cakes and soup (if there's any left) untill 4pm! Why not come in for a breakfast, soup or just some tea and cake. We offer a range of delicious lunches including oven baked potatoes and tasty panini's! Our cakes are all homemade as is our soup.We are child friendly, there are 2 high chairs and changing facilities, we also have some toys to keep the wee ones occupied whilst the grown-ups enjoy their lunch.We also have a good selection of landscape photographs in our gallery section.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely 'arty' atmosphere

As the name suggests, the Gallery café is a joy for art lovers and one can see really beautiful photos of the local area displayed around the walls. Coffee here is good and there is a reasonable choice of good cakes and snacks to accompany. Prices are fair and service, in our opinion, excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

As the name suggests, the Gallery café is a joy for art lovers and one can see really beautiful photos of the local area displayed around the walls. Coffee here is good and there is a reasonable choice of good cakes and snacks to accompany. Prices are fair and service, in our opinion, excellent.

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and cake which was OK but not as good as on previous visits. The café area is a nice place to chill out with lovely photos of the surrounding area displayed around you.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Popped in twice during my week in Ullapool. Service is very good - just make sure you specify exactly how you want your food & drink. I like my latte very hot and that's what I got. There are other places for coffee nearby but I returned here to look at the photos again. It is the Gallery Café after... More 

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Lanarkshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Talented Artists, sculptors, weavers, jewellery design, little cards, scarves. Anne Barnes and Gerry Irving were of particular interest to us

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We spent nearly thirty pounds on sandwhich was and a full breakfast. The staff serving were not very welcoming and quite rude! When bringing the food over she slapped it down in front of whoever, irregardless of us saying what we had ordered. Then preceded to GLARE at me whilst we are our food??!?!?!? I would not bother going again!!!

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Ellon, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here several times in the past but this will be the last.The coffee was bearly luke warm and insipid even though I asked for 2 shots of expresso in it.The cakes were also disappointing. A lot of money for very poor quality products

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Strange reviews recently made us wary of returning here. We have been regulars every November for over 10 years. Usual great value in the shop downstairs and when we went up to the cafe it was still as wonderful as ever. Warm, clean and with great food. The coffee came in large mugs and was good quality. The bacon roll... More 

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Scotland
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31 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We used to love visiting here on previous trips to Ullapool but after this visit we will not be back. We had 2 cappuccino's and 1 small chocolate brownie and got a little change back from £8 The cups were small compared what they used to be and coffee was poorer and not a great cappuccino, but the small brownie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

had an excellent lunch at the gallery cafe, the food was beautiful and the restaurant was lovely and clean and had a very welcoming atmosphere, the staff were amazing, the food was cooked to perfection and arrived really quick. there were toys to keep my 18 month old occupied and the staff were lovely with him and his 4 year... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Good coffee, nice artwork, upstairs from outdoors outfitters, great wifi access. I spent a couple hours there catching up on correspondence and dealing with a bank issue.

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Address: West Argyle Street, Ullapool IV26 2TY, Scotland
Phone Number: 01854613769
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ullapool

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  • Address: West Argyle Street, Ullapool IV26 2TY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ullapool
  • Phone Number: 01854613769

Description

The Gallery Cafe is situated above North West Outdoors on West Argyle Street, Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands. We are open from 9am till 4pm, but during the winter months the kitchen may sometimes close at 3pm to allow us to bake our yummy cakes and scones! We will still be serving teas, coffees, cakes and soup (if there's any left) untill 4pm! Why not come in for a breakfast, soup or just some tea and cake. We offer a range of delicious lunches including oven baked potatoes and tasty panini's! Our cakes are all homemade as is our soup.We are child friendly, there are 2 high chairs and changing facilities, we also have some toys to keep the wee ones occupied whilst the grown-ups enjoy their lunch.We also have a good selection of landscape photographs in our gallery section.

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