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The Strynd Tea Room

Strynd, Kirkwall KW15 1HG, Scotland
+44 1856 871552
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (36 reviews)
“soup” (29 reviews)
“cake” (16 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Strynd, Kirkwall KW15 1HG, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hubby and I were desperately trying to find a cafe for a quick bite to eat on our visit to Kirkwall. Everywhere was full to the brim as a cruise ship was in harbour and it felt like the population of Kirkwall appear d to...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous service and exceptional food. No wonder they are busy. They deserve to do well. Very friendly service with a smile also

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Orkney really needs to include a visit to the Strynd Cafe. Very friendly staff serving up great food and drink. It’s always a busy little place but I managed to find an empty table at the front of the cafe and cosied...More

Thank tamsamal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away but a lovely little tea room. Service was quick. The cheese scone was excellent as was the filled potato that my wife ordered. Cakes looked tempting but we resisted. We would visit again if in Kirkwall.

Thank zs112358132134
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place after reading great reviews of it. It was a little hard to find as it was off the ‘main street’, but a sign pointing up the alley made it easy to find. The tea was delicious, as was the carrot cake...More

Thank RiganT
Reviewed July 8, 2018

This little café had been recommended to us, but you need to look for it! It is up a little side street, where often the 'better' places are. Quaint, nice china, lovely baking, good coffee, and nice staff - absolutely perfect! Go there!

Thank Faedanorth
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Sheer luck we found this hidden gem. Saw the sign pointing up the side street. Lovely wee Tea Room. Very homely, cottage style. The staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient. Food lovely and very reasonable.

Thank _noble_a1
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We have walked around Kirkwall several times and we saw an advert for this tea room had no idea where it was. We thought we would seek it out and delighted we did. Minutes from the Cathedral just round the corner from The Reel this...More

Thank EMELeicestershire
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Situated up a quaint 'strynd' off the main road, this cafe is great for relaxing and enjoying the speciality teas and delicious scones.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed June 24, 2018

great coffee, friendly staff, nice to see the cakes being made in the kitchen which is open and visible to all. small tearoom with good wifi. background noise a waste of time thank goodness! not actually needed (when loud it drives us bonkers) as it...More

Thank Alison P
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Questions & Answers
November 3, 2017|
Response from Jeff1903 | Reviewed this property |
No I don't, but the tea room might. Try ringing 01856 871552.
Carol K
October 25, 2017|
Response from Erika M | Property representative |
Yes, we accept cash and card payments. Thanks
Gill T
December 27, 2015|
Response from Erika M | Property representative |
Hello, yes we always have gluten free bread, oatcakes, biscuits, baked potatoes etc. We occasionally have gluten free cakes, but not everyday. If you let us know when you are coming I will happily bake gluten free cake for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strynd, Kirkwall KW15 1HG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 871552
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