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The Nice Cafe and Bookshop

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kyleakin connections, Kyleakin, Scotland
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north scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Run by special needs children who are obviously loving it. The food is basic soup and sandwiches or tea/coffee and scone/pancake. absolutely delicious.

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Thank charlene518
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Every Wednesday the cafe offers delicious home made soup and a variety of home baking. The food is always of a high standard, the people who run to cafe do a first class job and the atmosphere is always friendly and relaxing.

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Thank CLGrant56
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff and an excellent community project. Lovely coffee, the best in the village. Scones looked amazing but we sadly didn't get to try them this visit. More places like this are needed. Wish we had been around for lunch

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Thank Claire C
Portree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Lovely cafe with welcoming people, service is by nice disabled people that treat you lovely. Nice and small menu but lovely food and service.

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Thank Eggman66
jaipur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Scones to die for.well worth a visit.very pleasant experience.good food you can also buy 2nd hand books.Well done to all the lovely people who work there.

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Thank helenmelon52
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The cafe open only on Wednesdays and for limited time. It helps people with learning difficulties. The menu is limited and each item is delicious. We had soup and scones and everything was delicious.I think the food tastes great because of the dedication of the staff.

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Thank IndiTraveller2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great idea, supporting those with disabilities to make a living. The menu is simple but delicious. The soda bread and soup is great! Also loved the books - each one a pound.

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Thank azure983
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My husband and I stopped for lunch in Kyleakin today and couldn't find an open restaurant. We noticed a little place called The Nice Cafe and decided to see what they were serving. Once inside we noticed that the menu was limited. We gave it a try anyway and were in for a nice surprise. It turns out that this... More 

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2 Thank MeganCohenNOlA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We stopped here for a bacon roll and cup of tea. The staff were attentive and friendly. The cafe had a warm relaxed atmosphere. We bought some fruit scones to take away and they were some of the best we have had. Visit Skye on a Wednesday and start the day at The Nice Cafe and Book shop.

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1 Thank Fiona N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We visited on a Wednesday, with a local. It was excellent. The apple chutney with my cheese roll was gorgeous. The staff were very careful with our order and delivery, and we enjoyed our lunch.

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Thank Valerie_1313

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: kyleakin connections, Kyleakin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Kyleakin

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