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Columba 1400

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Staffin, Staffin, Scotland
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Panoramic views of The Prison, The Needle and The Table

Looking at the view from the bay window of the cafe at Columba 1400 is like watching a natural history programme on the most enormous curved screen TV. We'd walked the Quiraing route recommended by www.theskyeguide.com and it was great to be able to sit back with tea and scones and to trace the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Miriam K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Looking at the view from the bay window of the cafe at Columba 1400 is like watching a natural history programme on the most enormous curved screen TV. We'd walked the Quiraing route recommended by www.theskyeguide.com and it was great to be able to sit back with tea and scones and to trace the rock formations and paths we'd explored.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Been coming here for the last few years, every time we visit the island. Very good friendly service, lovely food and good value for money. Well worth a stop off for lunch or an evening meal in lovely surroundings with a breathtaking view.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just stopped for a little rest break but what a lovely place. It's a well run charitable place helping young people. The soup and paninies were delicious. Then staff were friendly and the service was quick. Excellent little stop off point and beautiful views too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stumbled across Columba 1400 yesterday whilst driving around the isle of Skye on our holidays, the weather was the usual rainy, windy, moody dark day. We came into the town and noticed the little café sign and decided to pop in for a coffee and a toilet stop. Food was lovely and home cooked, scones were really nice with... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Stopped here for coffee and a snack prior to our hike up the Quiraing (a 15 minute drive away). Staff were very polite and friendly and the homemade scones and cakes were delicious. Plus profits go to help the Center, which is a non-profit. nice views of Staffin and the Quiraing as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place is nice, fine for lunch but nothing special. Very good value. There is a nice window seat looking over Staffin.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A surprisingly great cafe to find in really the middle of nowhere. Service was excellent as was lunch and lovely views too.

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Warrnambool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Russ had an Angus beef burger, salad and chips, I had lentil soup and a bacon, cheese and tomato pannini, we both had a coffee. The two hot, generous meals came really fast and my soup was as good as if I had made it myself. The place was packed with several tables turning over while we were there-the two... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Food was OK - just had cake and coffee. The coffee came in a very small cup for the price paid and was very strong. The male member of staff on duty was rather surly. On the plus side, there was plenty of parking space,

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This cafe style restaurant is centrally located in the village of Staffin. The food was good, the service was friendly and fast. The wifi connection was reliable and fast. We had a table near the window and had a nice view of the area, as it is more elevated than the rest of the village. I would recommend it, especially... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Staffin, Staffin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Staffin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

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