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Whistle Stop Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Old Village Hall | Kinlochewe, Kinlochewe IV22 2PE, Scotland
+44 1445 760423
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this quirky cafe when staying on the nearby campsite and liked it immediately. It was pouring with rain and inside was a wonderful wood burning stove which warmed and dried us quickly. The waitress was friendly and welcoming and we enjoyed the food very much. It wasn’t long before we were the only customers left and we could... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a gem of a place I can't believe I've not come across it before. It's tucked away and yet clearly has a bit of a reputation because people were being turned away at peak lunch time. Popular for tourist trippers whether by foot, bike or car. And deservedly so. Plenty of options for vegetarians (like me), and... More 

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Thank Angela M
kincraig
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This deserves to be listed in Scotland the best. Original menu options. Freshly cooked. Fabulous food. Friendly staff. Cosy restaurant with log burning stove displaying Local crafts. Definitely Worth making a detour to dine here.

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Thank suiecrew
Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We were at whistle stop café today this is not our first visit but as always food super and warm welcome ,today was Liz the chefs birthday and we got a piece of birthday cake after our meal thank you girls we will be back.

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Thank maureenmclennan46
wakefield
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Kinlochewe on a walking holiday. Called in for brekkie on 2 occasions, both times the food was excellent. It is slightly expensive , but given the location I can well understand. My only gripe was the one slice of toast. Two would have made it perfect.

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Thank lovesotland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I have never posted negative review but visit of this cafe has unfortunatelly somehow stuck in my thoughts. Hope these will disappear with opening my experience up. Visited this cafe a month ago when passing Kinlochewe on my bike. This place looked lovely from the outside and also inside was very cosy. I was positively tuned to a pleasant experience... More 

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Thank Lenka R
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is a lovely place to stop off or to make a special journey for. Fresh food with lots of healthy choices. Only regret is that it isn't open for evening meals or we would definitely be visiting more often! Nice vintage vibe.

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Thank MrsRP2012
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

On our way cross country from Applecross we 'discovered' the whistle stop cafe. My Daughter and I had lunch and the food was superb (not a word I use lightly) service was good, quality excellent and pleasant surroundings, not the cheapest but quality counts.

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Thank Fatboy35
Hitchin, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We are regularly up in Kinlochewe and never eat anywhere else! Great service, great food at a reasonable price and a lovely, friendly atmosphere. We'll be back for more at Easter.

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Thank Caitlin M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here on the way from torridon. Really nice little place, breakfast itself was very good quality, very friendly place and perfect for a stop off. The wood burner was good too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Village Hall | Kinlochewe, Kinlochewe IV22 2PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Kinlochewe
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 760423

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?