We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 2 Benbecula Island Restaurants

Island Deli

Balivanich, Scotland
+44 1870 602796
Improve this listing
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Description: Delicatessen & Coffee Bar

Hotels travelers are raving about...

Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Cumbria, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This is a little gem that sells a range of lovely food products and is also a hive of local activity and good food. Quite trendy and comfortable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dunoon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This little café and deli shop will not disappoint. Really friendly staff, giving great service. Good food in bright, clean surroundings. The shop sells lots of goodies to take away! Will definitely call again when next on the Islands.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We only stayed for coffee and cakes but what a lovely and spotlessly clean little place this was , the staff were so friendly and welcoming

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

From the minute we first stepped into the Deli in May 2013, we have enjoyed every single visit. Warm welcome from the friendly, helpful staff. Great quality food and always looking at ways to improve and develop their choices. Has to be the best coffee on the islands and the Mocha is amazing. The selection in the Deli fridge is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Stornoway, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I loved the friendly service, my cake and coffee. Afterwards I purchased cheeses from the cheese counter, a fabulous pie for my dinner and various snacks and sauces that I've not seen anywhere else without a hefty price tag.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nice to see that Benbecula has a deli / café and good what has been achieved so far. However, for some honest feedback on our visit a couple of weeks ago on a Saturday at 2pm. No soup of the day left - would have expected soup to be available all day. Surely can keep some in a fridge /... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alloa, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a wee gem. It is spotlessly clean, very bright and airy. With freshly cooked food, an interesting menu which you wouldn't expect on a remote island, and beautiful home baking. Staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The menu isn't typical of the area - we were not expecting Mediterranean deli items, charcuterie and cheeses. Had a very nice lunch break here.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Island deli is an amazing coffee shop with other stuff you can buy. We also had lunch from here and made a brilliant spread for us that put a smile on all my colleagues faces. There was nothing to complain about and the coffee was very nice. This is a hidden secret that everyone should know about and visit.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Initially visited to buy some cheeses that were not processed and vacuum packed. We had read these were available but had given up on finding the cafe when we suddenly came across a sign, we did find it well sign posted from the main road later. There were plenty of other mouth watering goodies also on sale. It looked so... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Island Deli also viewed

Benbecula Island, Outer Hebrides
Lochboisdale, South Uist

Been to Island Deli? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Island Deli?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing