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Loch Croistean Coffee Shop

Uig, United Kingdom, Aird Uig HS2 9EP , Scotland
441851672772
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Aird Uig
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Scottish
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a wonderful friendly welcome and the room (old school room) is really atmospheric. The food is simple, home cooked with good quality ingredients. It does not pretend to be gourmet but is honest tasty food. The owner was really helpful in advising us where to go for our final day on Lewis.

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Haworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We received a friendly welcome and its a cosy place but was let down by food which seemed over priced with not much choice, would only pop in again for drinks.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I visited the coffee shop after a cycle from Shawbost and had some great cake to revive my tired legs. My wife and I have been here several times and the food is always home made, tasty and great value. Everyone, staff and customers, were really friendly and interested in our visit to Lewis. My advice is don't pass the... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

There is little in the way of eateries in this part of the Outer Hebrides, so finding this little gem so far off the beaten track was very welcomed. Loch Croistean is an old school house converted to provide a small number of dining tables whilst still retaining much of the original feel of the place with local art work... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My wife and I ate here on the evening of Wed 30 April. We had planned to eat on the following day, but we had been at Uig Community Centre Cafe earlier in the day and discovered that on Wednesday evenings local musicians perform in the evening. We spoke to the proprietor, Marianne, who was very accommodating, and booked in.... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We visited for lunch. Brilliant, friendly service from the owner. Home cooked food was divine and well worth the money. Cakes and bread were lovely . Would definitely return to try the evening menu. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Had dinner here on Friday night to celebrate a friends birthday, we had the whole place to ourselves, food and the service was fantastic.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

In a converted old school on a remote road which serves simply superb home cooking/baking. It has a warmly relaxed feeling and is a great spot for lunch (the home made soup was superb) or coffee. It also appears to be an interesting evening venue with curry nights and also film nights.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Arrived at this place after spending hours walking on the Uig sands and got a warm and friendly welcome from the owner, who immediately offered me a drink. I drank my tea as I peruse dye menu and I opted for the red Thai curry which was present beautifully, but was amazing in taste. The curry was better than the... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We had a fantastic lunch at Loch Croistean. It was not (at least at that time) licensed but coffee for Doug and a lovely pot (a real pot) of tea for me suited just fine. We started with the vegetable and herb soup, which was lovely. We both had the pork and bean casserole, served with baked potato, coleslaw and... More

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