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Woodlands Centre

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Castle Grounds, Stornoway HS2 0XP, Scotland
(01851) 706916
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great place for a chat

Had a great snack with family before we all headed our various ways back home. Lots of chat and laughter coffee was good although the service could have been quicker. Nice range of souvenirs

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
PAnn57
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Enjoyed taking my mum for lunch here as she loves the jacket potatoes. Lovely setting in the castle grounds.

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K
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I had there chocolate cake and hot chocolate which was ok but my bf ordered pannini and it was not hot and a bit small with salad - nothing special but there have variety menu for food and cakes.

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Had a great snack with family before we all headed our various ways back home. Lots of chat and laughter coffee was good although the service could have been quicker. Nice range of souvenirs

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The woodlands is always busy always has good coffee, good meals, home baking and an excellent and helpful staff. It is set in the Castle grounds with lovely views but is still very accesable to drive to with someone of restricted mobility. It seems to welcome all age groups from tables of young Mums and their children to groups of... More 

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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

beautifully set in the woods around Lews Castle ...cake is fabulous!! General issues about the sign-posting to find it which is a shame as we nearly gave up!!

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Had lunch here before a pleasant walk in the Lewis Castle grounds. The soup was home made and the choice of sandwiches and cakes was excellent. They sell woodcraft made from the trees in the grounds. Really enjoyed the experience and will be back.

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Cullen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We called for a late lunch when most places would be sold out. We enjoyed excellent home made soup and a good selection of cakes. The surroundings were pleasant, the staff friendly and it was good value for money.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The timber-built Woodlands Centre has always been busy whenever we have visited even though it's hidden away in the Lews Castle grounds. It's popular with locals and tourists and is the base for Segway Hebrides. The menu is fairly predictable but reliable - soups, toasties, paninis, salads, baked potatoes, cakes and scones, usually with a special main meal of the... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My husband loved their whiskey cake so much we had to return for another piece. I had different kind each time and they were both excellent. It is in the woods with a lovely view. You can also rent or watch the edgeways or whatever they are called.They also sell a few gifts that are very nice.

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Bridgnorth, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

lovely place to go with many things to visit so close by, lovely food. Child friendly, outdoor eating area well worth a visit whilst in the Lewis castle grounds

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Castle Grounds, Stornoway HS2 0XP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
  • Phone Number: (01851) 706916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Scottish

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