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First Fruits Tearoom

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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Pier Road Cottage, Tarbert HS3 3DJ, Scotland
+44 1859 502439
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McDonough, Georgia
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215 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice spot to get a bite to eat before hopping on the ferry. Friendly staff and good food at a reasonable price.

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were great and the coffee was the best I'd had in quite a while. Great atmosphere, and a lovely introduction to the Isle of Harris.

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Thank Barbara R
Paris, France
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

First fruits tearoom serves basic pub food and hot drinks. My friends and I enjoyed every moment of this pleasant lunch in this warm and very welcoming tearoom. The burger is very tasty. On top of that, everything is cheap and the waiters, waitresses and management are very kind and friendly. The best place for a first meal on the... More 

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Thank Louis95H
Isle of Harris, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This first fruit tearoom is the perfect place to walk into in Harris,you are made very welcome by the staff who are always to hand to find you a seat if really busy at least they tell you in a very pleasant manor,food is lovely anything you ask for that you don't see on menu the staff will always do... More 

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Stockport
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for lunch. Lovely food, excellent service. Very attentive waiter who was able to assist with gluten free choices.

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Thank Valerie B
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

This excellent tearoom was recommended by friends and had the best carrot cake I have ever eaten as well as good coffe and hot chocolate. Staff very interesting and knowlegable

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Thank Patricia W
Epsom, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Had lunch here passing though Tarbert and also had breakfast waiting for the ferry. A very nice little café run by great people (Steve especially is a character). Great coffee, great food, nice to sit outside in good weather and people watch. Cannot recommend enough.

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Thank Tripp H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Took shelter in this coffee shop in wild weather on a visit to Tarbert. Both the coffee & the sandwich were really good & the staff were very friendly. The cakes looked very tempting but as I am diabetic the sandwich was a more sensible option. A nice weekend coffee shop & will call in again when in the area.

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Thank Marina A
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

A very nice place where I spent at least an hour having a lunch. Food was really good, as was the service. There was wifi too. Toilets were cold, though, and was a bit cramped when I was hoping to enjoy my lunch as other customers kept on getting moved to my table.

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Thank Andrew M
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We went to First Fruits Tearoom several times during our stay on the Isle of Harris during September 2016. Food was excellent, price was very reasonable and service was second to none. The lovely staff there were extremely polite, friendly and made us very welcome each time. Thanks guys!

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Thank Steve M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Road Cottage, Tarbert HS3 3DJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Harris  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: +44 1859 502439

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