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The Old Kiln Cafe

Arbeg Distillery, Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
+44 1496 302244
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (99 reviews)
“haggis” (18 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Arbeg Distillery, Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place to have lunch. The food is very good, the people serving very nice and the distillery is well located. Very good whisky too.

Thank germainguerit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for lunch and discovered they offed a Scotch tasting at the table . Reasonable price for lunch and tasting. I had done a tour a couple years ago

Thank chinatravler022
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Lovely cafe offering good selection of hot and cold food. Friendly staff who go out of their way to make your visit pleasurable.

Thank Freecall
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Everything on the menu is delicious! You may have to wait for a table at busy times, but the food that is served is well worth the wait! Great menu, reasonable waiting times, very good staff, and a dram whilst you wait.....what could be better??...More

Thank TonyandRosalie
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Eaten here before, nice place to eat, food was good club sandwich and baked tattie with prawns, staff excellent and friendly. Worth a visit, whisky wasn't bad either.

Thank steve h
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Two of us had lunch at the Old Kiln at the Ardbeg distillery, three miles from Port Ellen. It was well worth making the ferry crossing and 40 minute drive from Jura for. The initial welcome is not well managed: we stood by the 'wait...More

Thank sirth0mas
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The word is definitely out about this Cafe at Ardbeg. We walked down on a lovely August along the coast trail as we too had heard the good reviews. But I honestly simply assumed it was "good reviews for pub food." Boy was I wrong....More

Thank Itchin4Travel
Reviewed October 8, 2017

This is the perfect lunch stop after the Full Range Tour & Tasting! The menu was lovely and we enjoyed our meals. The location is perfect as it right at the distillery. Great service and good coffee!!!

Thank wibell
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

I had Smoked haddock chowder which was excellent. Daughter had the muscles delicious. great food friendly staff and great atmosphere.

Thank Mary N
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Enjoyed a pleasant lunch in their cafe/restaurant. My wife had a very tasty crab sandwich and I had a scone with jam and cream. It was a pity the cream was of the synthetic type but the scone was fresh /and I enjoyed it. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arbeg Distillery, Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Port Ellen
  • Phone Number: +44 1496 302244
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