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Woodlands Centre

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

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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good lunches and good value

Food is good, and well priced, the location is lovely and the building itself is really nice all glass and wood. On a good day you can sit outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Jacky K
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Both myself and my family really like coming here, but of late it's really been hit and miss. The menu very rarely changes and the specials are always the same. The tables are sticky, full of crumbs and never seem to get cleaned. The staff don't seem interested, always gossiping amongst themselves and all seem to smell strongly of cigarettes.... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Not only is this a lovely restaurant and gift shop, but it serves the community well as a music/theatre venue as well. The staff were very helpful and friendly; the food and drink lovely.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Food is good, and well priced, the location is lovely and the building itself is really nice all glass and wood. On a good day you can sit outside.

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was bustling even on a very windy and rainy day. Car park spaces are few and quickly taken but once inside it is quite cosy and worth the visit for a coffee with a view.

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Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

a very nicely placed restaurant that serves decent and honest food at reasonable prices in the summer nice to sit outside and enjoy the tranquil setting

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UK
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We visited on a Saturday pm, no signage to the cafe, you have to know it is in the Woodland Centre and follow those signs. The tables were really not nice - sticky, covered in food and crumbs, as was the floor and chairs. The staff were not that busy but seemed to be avoiding actually entering the cafe area... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A very pleasant little cafe, that does full breakfasts, lunches and has great coffee and home cooked cakes/scones. Can be part of a pleasant walk from the town or you can take the car! Either way its very much worth a visit, and has a great view of the town and harbour

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Glasgow Scotland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Visiting family on Lewis. Went twice to the woodlands centre The staff were great the food excellent surroundings super Very busy at lunchtime. Really enjoyed our two visits. Great cafe latte Thanks for making it good

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Right below the castle, this cute cafe is the perfect spot for a bite to eat. A wide selection of food and friendly atmosphere! I would definitely recommend.

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Bo'ness
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The family visited here recently whilst on holiday on a particularly wet and windy morning. The restaurant is beautiful, so many gorgeous ornaments and wood carvings you never stopped looking about and the art work upstairs was breathtaking. The staff were extremely pleasant and friendly and we had a lovely chat with one lady. The coffee was just what we... More 

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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: Scottish

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