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Woodlands Centre

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

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  • 8
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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
Lovely Setting

Great location. Hidden away in the woods on the grounds of the castle. Inside was nice,could do with some new decor I felt as it looked a bit old. Food was good and a nice little hide away upstairs as well. Can't complain!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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English first
Kalispell, Montana
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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Yetts o' Muckhart
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Excellent coffee and cakes, good service. We found it by accident while walking in the Lews estate. They have little competition from other places in Stornoway but it is not obvious that it exists - even the name does not suggest coffee.

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great location. Hidden away in the woods on the grounds of the castle. Inside was nice,could do with some new decor I felt as it looked a bit old. Food was good and a nice little hide away upstairs as well. Can't complain!

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I love this cafe and have been coming here for years, it has some of the tastiest food and best service. The size of menu is great and the quick and reliable service is also good. You can sit in and enjoy yourself with a beautiful view around you of the woodlands and there's plenty of room and space which... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited here with my sister as she had been before but it was my first time. Very pleasant surroundings. As they didn't have one of the fillings for sandwiches I opted for chicken mayo. As I rarely eat any other meat than chicken I knew right away it was frozen cubed mass produced "chicken." Which l felt let the place... More 

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Perth
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We visited here two years ago and were not disappointed on our return. Delicious toasted sandwiches, yummy home made cakes and great coffee......and all at reasonable prices too. Wish we could visit more often.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Basic anywhere type fare. Beautifully designed building. Basic toasties and general lack of interest about the staff in their customers or what they are offering you.

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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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Additional Information about Woodlands Centre

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

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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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