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Woodlands Centre

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Castle Grounds, Stornoway HS2 0XP, Scotland
(01851) 706916
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been here several times - always excellent food with fresh sandwiches, good soup and wonderful desserts. Always served quickly with a friendly smile. Good atmosphere as well.

Thank caratk
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a great place to go for coffee or lunch. The food is lovely and the staff are helpful. Children can play outside while waiting for food. Safe environment and nice to have a wee stroll down to cuddly point or in the castle grounds afterwards. Would recommend to anyone. Gets really busy. So be patient.

Thank Jane H
Troon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for lunch on a busy Saturday but our order was taken without delay and our food arrived without undue delay. Fresh soup and sandwiches were tasty, chips were good and baked potato was ok. Nothing fancy, but average pricing, fresh and tasty. Location is pretty, close to Lews Castle and the harbour, and staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank JackieMcGee4of7
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't have much time for lunch after touring Lews Castle, and this place served us excellent sandwiches very quickly.

Thank Ann G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit gives you a good insite into island life I enjoyed spending an hour or so here it was just opened I am sure they will expand it

Thank David S
Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here twice on a short visit to Stornoway to catchup with friends; (Once was following a trip up to castle - newly decorated cafe too expensive for snacks) Met with friends, great access for those disabled- eating area downstairs as well as upstairs. Beautiful choice of homemade delights to suit all tastes - if ever back in stornoway will... More 

Thank Shonamac75
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to sit and relax with plenty of opportunities for walking to build an appetite. Friendly atmosphere and good value.

Thank sammypafc
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here...friendly staff..lovely food..beautiful walks...the service is super and children welcome..

Thank Martyne04
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, outside tables a must especially on a sunny day! Good location if you fancy a walk around castle grounds.

Thank w0rldtraveller1950
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great coffee and snacks. (We never had any food ourselves, but it looked good on other peoples plates!) Friendly staff and a nice building located by the river and in the woods makes for a great experience.

Thank Husaby

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Grounds, Stornoway HS2 0XP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
  • Phone Number: (01851) 706916

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