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Buth Bharraigh

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:15 PM
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Friendly and helpful

Nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff even though we asked lots of questions - it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mysha57
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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A perfectly located must visit

This shop has tourist information, local produce, interesting foodstuffs, all sorts of craft... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Knittywit
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Buth Bharraigh Ltd is a local produce shop on the Isle of Barra including local crafts, food, wholefoods, books, wool and fresh produce. Also stocks products from other nearby islands plus a range of goods from Highland Wholefoods. Buth Bharraigh...more
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A888, Castlebay HS9 5XD, Scotland
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All reviews community shop local produce great community friendly service bring home all sorts helpful staff great little place unusual gifts well worth a visit for sale products craft range books wool souvenirs
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff even though we asked lots of questions - it was our first day on Barra. Will definitely return and purchase some of the local products as souvenirs to take home. Well done to you all!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This shop has tourist information, local produce, interesting foodstuffs, all sorts of craft supplies, yarn, needles, accessories, books, souvenirs, things for children, paint supplies, jewelry, stunning knitted products etc island spun wool and what not. The staff is knowledgeable, lovely and very helpful. You can...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

A great little place selling lots of local products and with lots of local information about places to visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Friendly service and I was surprised by the variety of products they carried. Excellent supply of healthy food products, though they were pricey! All round a great local shop

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

Hurry up from this place ! We asked for help in this community shop to find a nice and cute bed and breakfast. The person found a room in 5 minutes without more information on the b&b and asked us 5 pounds for this servie....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ajthanon
Sarah M, Manager at Buth Bharraigh, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2019

Dear Ajthanon You both travelled to Barra, a small Hebridean Island, in summer season without any bookings for accommodation. On our small island tourist accommodation places are limited in number and it is always advisable to plan well in advance. The reason we can find...More

Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Friendly service with a huge selection of reasonably priced unusual gifts, food, crafts etc . Information point and seating area Would recommend

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic community venue! A shop with food and local gifts and crafts which also seems to be the local launderette and community Cafe. Managed to find T Shirts for our Grandchildren at a reasonable price. Does not open til 10am (weekdays) but stays...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Sarah M, Manager at Buth Bharraigh, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Many thanks for your lovely comment and for your purchases. We hope you had a safe and enjoyable trip and come back soon.

Reviewed June 9, 2019

I had a particular item in mind which they didn't stock and staff bent over backwards to source the item and make phone calls to do this. They were most kind

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Caroline W
Sarah M, Manager at Buth Bharraigh, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Hi - Glad you enjoyed your visit and i'll pass your lovely comments on to our staff. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed May 6, 2019

This local community shop has an amazing range of goods for sale from bamboo toothbrushes to Fair Isle jumpers, handmade soaps to silver earrings, rhubarb to Scottish novels. There aren't many shops on the island, but this one caters for all tastes.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

During our first visit to this centre, we were delighted with the helpful and friendly staff and the advice they gave for what to do and where to eat on the island. We returned several times for weather reports and more information. For a trip...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Susan M
Sarah M, Manager at Buth Bharraigh, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Many thanks for your lovely feedback - wee look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future.

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