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All 2 Benbecula Island Restaurants

Stepping Stone Restaurant

Balivanich, Hsy 5LA, Scotland
01870 603377
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Scottish
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations

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English first
Inverness, Scotland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I love the fact that this restaurant is open all day and i can eat late afternoon/early evening rather than coming back out at night to dine alone when travelling through work. Food is always served hot and is tasty. The waitress is always very friendly. The macaroni and crispy chicken are both particularly good. And the soup is definately... More 

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Yorkshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

If you judge a restaurant by the pile of food on your plate read on, this could be the place for you. My wife ordered breaded scampi and was presented with an overwhelming plate containing 17 pieces of scampi plus vegetables and chips. I ordered a medium-rare steak and I was presented with one very well done steak and half... More 

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Kilsyth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Like the last reviewer I was expecting a good choice of seafood on the menu - I had to settle for scampi and chips which was decent but nothing special. My wife really enjoyed her steak though it had a wee bit of gristle in it and it was reasonably priced Service was prompt and efficient, ambience not great. Maybe... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went on a Saturday for dinner but unfortunately only the cafe menu was available. We were looking forward to seafood treats. We ended up with fish and chips but I have to say these were excellent. We just wished we could have have other excellent choices.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had a lovely meal here during our stay at Carinish on North Uist. Only problem, as with many meals on this Western Isles holiday, was that the main course filled us up, and we never got to the dessert - this despite skipping the starters. Very pleasant and polite staff and the restaurant was light and airy with a... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Had morning coffee and scones. Lovely warm fresh scones with choice of preserves and butter and cream. Lovely polite attentive service.

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Scotland
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190 reviews 190 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I've eaten here a number of times over the years, but have not tried the seafood before. My langoustine starter was amazingly good and I should probably have had another plate of them as my main course! Just wonderful. As is my habit at Stepping Stones I had macaroni cheese for my main. (It was not as good as the... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We booked a table for 6 people. The staff appeared surprised and somewhat put out when we actually turned up. We had to sit and wait for 20 mins until our table was readied. We were then apparently abandoned for an age until one of our number asked if our order was ever going to be taken. The food itself... More 

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Northallerton
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just eaten here. Service was the poorest I have experienced in a very long time. Despite being booked the table was not ready - that in itself was not a problem, it was the total lack of service which has left me feeling annoyed. There was no interaction from the staff, no smile, nothing. After waiting over half an hour... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We struggled to find somewhere to eat on a Friday night in Benbecula and finally managed to get a table here. It is fairly central, and nice, modern and fresh decor inside. The staff were friendly and accomodating, I got a main course altered for my very fussy eight year old no problem. The service was quick and the food... More 

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Address: Balivanich, Hsy 5LA, Scotland
Phone Number: 01870 603377
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Benbecula Island
Cuisine: Scottish

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