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Red Roof Cafe Gallery

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Holmisdale, Glendale IV55 8WS, Scotland
01470 511766
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely views but even better food. The platter and lobster salad was stunning whilst the coffee is one of the best I have ever tasted. It is a shame we aren't locals!

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Axbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choices of freshly baked cakes. Also savoury options. Up a narrow track with a small parking area so to be avoided by camper vans.

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1 Thank Arthmonster
Birmingham, England
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautifully located little cafe/gallery/coffee shop has been one of my favourite features of Skye and would repay anybody a visit. Bread and cakes are baked on the premises and I was lucky enough to have a cinnamon roll straight from the oven on one visit which was a little piece of heaven. The coffee was gorgeous and kept me... More 

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Shropshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WE didn't eat here but attended one of the summer music nights at the Cafe. What an intimate venue! Only 34 in the audience! Everyone made us feel very welcome an the designer nuts were delicious! Definitely go along if you get the chance!

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely situated and a lovely drive to get there. Fantastic coffee and lemon slice. Meals looked lovely. Lots of staff and very clean. Wished we could have stayed longer. Nice alpine garden outside.

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1 Thank sjp142
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch stop here: very tasty soup, oatcakes, bread and dips. Had to stay for cake after seeing the selection on offer: wonderfully fresh and home made. A great place with a friendly and lively atmosphere.

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Thank kitchen p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been before, not disappointed. Arrived just after opening and the bread and scones were still being baked fresh. The cheese scone with Crowdie and Onion Marmalade was superb and so was the coffee which has to be the very best espresso I have ever had. These folk know their coffee and they know how to cook. The only thing missing... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find thanks to a number of sign posts on the way into Glendale. Very tasty cakes and good drinks, just a little bit pricey.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We returned here again and we were not disappointed. Cinnamon bun and cinnamon hot chocolate were to die for. My daughter (10) has raved about the gamekeeper platter for a year and it did not disappoint. Once again a fantastic lunch.

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1 Thank Julie K
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Its hard to get to Isle of Skye, its even harder to get ti Red Roof Cafe Gallery. Its worth though. Nice place with over friendly staff who are keen for cooking. We had daily soup, fresh salad and some beer. Everything was very good. Ambient of the place is nice, though tables and chairs somehow doesnt fit into the... More 

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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
Average prices
$2 - $13
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holmisdale, Glendale IV55 8WS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: 01470 511766
Description
Situated in Glendale on the beautiful Isle of Skye, the award winning Red Roof gives you a true taste of Highland hospitality with fabulous local food platters and baking, contemporary art, and evening food and music events. Set in a restored building, the Red Roof is a welcoming art and food space without the formality of a regular gallery, quirky and traditional on the outside and sleek yet cosy on the inside!

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