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Cafe Kisimul

Main Street | Catlebay, Scotland
01871 810645
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian, Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We booked a table for 7.30 and were the first to arrive of 4 tables in our part of the restaurant.The server took the orders of the 3 tables who came after us before us,so they all had their food before we did. We asked to swap our unopened bottle of wine for another ,as we didn't realise it was... More

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Duntocher, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

We ate at this restaurant twice during our short stay on Barra The menu was great with a choice of either Indian or Italian food We went for the curry and both were brilliant , staff also excellent Reasonably price but good value for money

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Cafe Kisimul is unimpressive from the outside in its location opposite the Tourist Information Centre and near the ferry terminal. We booked our evening table early on the Saturday, which was fortunate, as, when we arrived the Café was quite full. For starters we had a soup and moules marinières, both of which were excellent. We then ordered a spaghetti... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and I ate at lunchtime and in the evening at Cafe Kismul. It was welcoming with a great atmosphere and in a beautiful location. The food was great, particularly the scallop pakoras. We also ate prawn jaipuri and my husband had seafood spaghetti (sorry, I can't remember the menu name). Both dishes were so delicious. Portions are ample.... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great location overlooking the harbour. Lovely coffee and home made cakes. spotless surroundings, friendly staff and meals menu looked superb

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Imagine, after a rough crossing to Barra from Oban, sitting down to a delicious Indian meal in a charming, welcoming atmosphere that you truly don't find every day! Can't praise this place enough - the Indian dishes are first-class, with lovely vegetarian options and the amazing scallop pakoras that seem to be the café's speciality. Went back several times, as... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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175 reviews 175 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Nice cosy place for lunch with friendly staff. Menu was varied. Bit disappointed that the fish that came with the fish and chips was breaded rather than battered, but the fish was tasty. Worth a stop if you are passing by.

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Yorkshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This unassuming cosy little cafe serves Italian and Indian style cuisine and was very good they use locally sourced ingredients where possible. I had a curry which was cooked fresh and was superb, they spiced it to my taste. My wife had a chickpea curry which she said was one of the best she'd had anywhere. It was reasonably priced... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Appears as a little tea and shortbread cafe which it certainly is not. Combination of Indian, Italian with a few Scottish selections with friendly service. Food is a bit variable; pasta and shortbread so so but their Scallop pakora was easily in the top three dishes I have eaten this year!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Best Indian food we have had in a long time, the Barra lamb was delicious as was the vegetable pakora. It also does non Indian food.

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