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Island Deli

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Balivanich, HS75LA, Scotland
+44 1870 602796
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Description: Delicatessen & Coffee Bar

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  • 37
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Coffee Time

Best Coffee in UK.... By far... Food to die for too. Friendly staff, great indoors and outdoors space.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Best Coffee in UK.... By far... Food to die for too. Friendly staff, great indoors and outdoors space.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Down a winding road and we did wonder what we were looking for. Worth it. Very nice toasted ciabatta sandwiches and lovely tea. A must on Uist.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Very busy place, great lunch and great for getting internet on an island where this is otherwise quite difficult.

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Alloa, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great food and drinks, homemade soups and sandwiches and lovely home baking. Very friendly staff and spotlessly clean

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Caloundra
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209 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were delighted to find this place for lunch. It has a fantastic array of local goodies and it is worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Walking into the Island Deli is like being transported back to the city. It would be very much at home in Edinburgh or Glasgow, as would the menu. This is not a place to visit for an experience of Outer Hebrides tradition but that's absolutely fine. You'll find all the coffees, cakes and snacks you'd expect, well presented and efficiently... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stopped by in need of a late lunch and were blown away by the combination of excellent service and brilliant cooking. I had tagliatelle carbonara which was cooked to perfection, with plenty of meat, just the right consistency of sauce and adequate of pepper - and for just over £5 the portion was extremely generous. My wife had toasted... More 

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Auckland New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The perfect place to stop for lunch when travelling from South to North Uist. Very reasonably priced food and coffee. Good parking. Also great Deli in the café. Clean toilet.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

An excellent outlet for meals or snacks with a deli shop attached. We only used it for coffee and cake stops mid morning and that was very good. Service is efficient even at busy times and the venue offers good value for money. After eating you can purchase a range of cold meats, cheeses, local specials and they stock a... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We visited The Island Deli a number of times on a recent visit to the Uists. What a super little place - great service, friendly staff and really tasty food. We can heartily recommend the ciabatta sandwiches and, over a number of visits, we tried a number of the incredibly yummy cakes (the carrot cake is divine). But the highlight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Balivanich, HS75LA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Benbecula Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1870 602796

Description

Delicatessen & Coffee Bar
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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