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Cafe Kisimul

Main Street, Castlebay HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 1871 810645
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (90 reviews)
“scallop pakora” (67 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Indian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Street, Castlebay HS9 5XD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 461 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't like Indian food, selection is limited. Basic pasta dishes overpriced for what you get. They provided a high chair but no other help for kids. Ordered a side salad, telling them it was for toddler... And it came covered in dressing. I...More

Thank _kenandcindy2006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous and varied food catering for the whole family. Delicious curries made with local produce and amazing fish and chips all served with super service

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe is situated in a perfect location in the bay, the staff are friendly and efficient and the cafe itself is clean and friendly. After that it is not so good. We order a chicken korma and a lamb rogan josh with rice. It...More

Thank gerrymac2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a funky little place with a bohemian vibe, reinforced by the great 60’s soundtrack coming out of the speakers. If you need a change from haddock and chips, or just if you want to try some amazing Indian cooking, this place is for...More

Thank FriendoftheBear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here whilst on Barra. Lovely wee cafe overlooking the castle that becomes a restaurant at night. Indian food was delicious and cooked to perfection. Staff were lovely too. Prices are very reasonable. Will definitely recommend and will return next time we are in Barra.

Thank garym186534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a takeaway curry meal as the café is not open off season. Freshly cooked to order, tasted delicious (a little hotter than we are used to but still very tasty), big portion sizes. I believe they have won awards and I can see...More

Thank LangToonTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the curry, delicious. Good for takeaway or eating in. Owner/chef was really friendly and helpful. I'd recommend this place.

Thank kamuni2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant overlooking the water at Castlebay. Enjoyed the scallop pakora and prawn curry, and service was very good.

1  Thank Lisathenderson
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Straight off the ferry on our bikes to the restaurant. Got the last seats, and devoured a delicious curry. Have been on previous trips. Great start to the Hebridean Way!

Thank Surfthemaze
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Was a queue to get into this place. Indian styled food at this time. Young, very hard working staff. They took us in if we could eat quickly. We did. It was worth it. Food was great. We ate Scollop Pakora, Lamb Korma & a...More

2  Thank Wendy C
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jeannybean
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Harris B | Property representative |
Hi Jeanny, sorry for the late reply but in answer to your question and for future visitors we certainly do! All of our pakora's are made from chickpea flower, our curries don't contain any gluten products and our soups are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Castlebay HS9 5XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra  >  Castlebay
  • Phone Number: +44 1871 810645
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