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Bays Centre

Golden Road, Isle of Harris | Road from Cluer by junction with A859, Scotland
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“oatcakes” (3 reviews)
“toasties” (2 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish
Golden Road, Isle of Harris | Road from Cluer by junction with A859, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This community cafe run by volunteers has a limited menu but their scones, cakes, sandwiches and toasties were very welcome. The service was excellent and the views from the windows (and outside) were fantastic. We enjoyed our first visit so much that we made sure...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just like a visit to Granny's for tea. Freshly made everything, served with a smile and a bit of chatty chat. Nothing posh, just soup, sandwiches and cake with tea or coffee. We sat outside in September sunshine, with the dogs, admiring the sunshine. I...More

Thank SLCK99
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Driving down the amazing and slow Golden Road we saw the sign for Bays Cafe just as we were needing refreshments. Jessie and the rest of the team may not have any Michelin Stars yet but we received a warm welcome on entering the Bays...More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Came all the way from Switzerland, and would come again, only for the Gingerbread... The soup of the day was also very delicious. The atmosphere and the music the were also very enjoyable.

Thank Eleasar B
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Called here last Tues seeking refreshment after a long drive. Greeted so warmly by two Gaelic speakers who immediately spoke in English to welcome us. Lunch was excellent.Everything is homemade and of the best quality -nothing stingy here. We left refreshed and delighted to have...More

Thank mrsdancingqueen
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We were heading back to pick up our car after walking the "Coffin Road" to Luskentyre and managed another 100yds to the Bays Centre . Jessies's baking is excellent, try the fruit loaf and ginger bread , coffee is good too . Thanks ladies ,much...More

Thank 1amnotanumber
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

This is the place to stop for so many reasons - all good too. The homemade soup was delicious, the cakes were delicious - and we tried several, and then got more as a carry-out for supper. Prices were great and the two ladies were...More

Thank CraigavonCottage
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

It was so nice to be in a cafe run by people who really care about what they do and are there to support the community. Excellent soup and mighty scones.

Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Dropped in for a late lunch they were getting ready for a function. Good home baking. The staff were lovely.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This is a great little café and well worth a stop for the food, the views and the service. We were greeted by two lovely ladies who made us feel so welcome :-) Between the four of us we had an delicious lunch and my...More

Thank Senga_Glen
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Cafe, British, Scottish
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Golden Road, Isle of Harris | Road from Cluer by junction with A859, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Harris
Great for teas, coffees and home baking - community centre run by the locals
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