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Columba 1400

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Staffin, Staffin, Scotland
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Scotland
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We both had the lovely goats cheese salad. If you can't eat gluten warn them, as it came with some lovely looking bread that we couldn't eat. Ordered a side of chips, which was very nice. There's a lovely view from this cafe. The staff are nice and friendly.

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Thank PaulaScot
Fife, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely lunch. Panni and Cullen Skink soup. Nice presentation, good food. It's not obvious from looking at the surrounding boards they offer pannis as its meals written on the board. Diners were eating burgers and full meals. Snacks are available. It's table service. It's in a community hall. Bright and clean. A bit clinical and sparse. However the views are... More 

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Thank MyThoughts67
Greater London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to stop off after a walk near Staffin. Also does lunches but mainly been here for coffee, tea and cakes.

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Thank michael c
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent event organised by the local community with a voluntarily contributed buffet available for all the residents in attendance with accompanying raffle. A coming together of all generations in order to support local community which was friendly and fun, with the help of warm and friendly staff in a welcoming surrounding & atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Mai M
West Linton, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch and dinner in this when out walking with my daughter on Skye. A little unsure what to expect as never used a community based restaurant before but both meals were nicely served with local staff who were clearly happy to speak about their venture but also to recommend ( or not recommend) other places - it was refreshing... More 

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Thank Jack K
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for dinner as it was near my B&B. Initially thought that we would have to drive all the way to Portree for dinner, but that was clearly not the case. The food and service were both excellent and the restaurant had great views to the Quairang and Staffin bay as well. The place also filled up pretty quickly!... More 

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Thank Huiyao T
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The soup and sandwich deal works well and I selected the cullen skink soup which was really tasty. Coffee was also good.

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Thank 192AHal
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best food we had in about a week. Delicious food, friendly staff and stunning views. We sat outside in the summer and it was beautiful. The food and wine came quickly and were delicious and we loved the charity behind the restaurant!

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Thank clairec3190
Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Columbia 1400 looked a bit up market which, as I'm always on a tight budget, would normally put me off looking in, especially when there are an another couple of cafés in staffin which are also worth visiting, but glad I did, it's bright, fresh, the uniformed staff are attentive, the window seats have great views but best of all... More 

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Thank nick t
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Eating places are few and far between in this area so Columba 1400 is a must. The restaurant is very pleasant with helpful staff and the food is excellent - I actually suggested that they didn't charge enough! Definitely worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staffin, Staffin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Staffin

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