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Red Roof Cafe Gallery

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Holmisdale, Glendale IV55 8WS, Scotland
01470 511766
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ingredients used were amazing. We had the cheese platter for 2, they gave us extra bread too! Even the side salad tasted absolutely lush. I had my first coffee with no sugar as it was made so well. The cake was moist and full of flavour, and im a fussy cake eater as I have a family cake business.... More 

Thank Natalie M
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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a long way to travel from Applecross to this cafe which is out of the way off the beaten track with no passing travel.If you want to go there you HAVE to make an effort.Firstly,i admit i got the opening times wrong thinking they closed at 6pm not 5pm so we were a little late arriving after a very... More 

Thank ManchesterTreacle
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been looking forward to visiting the Red Roof Cafe whilst on holiday on Skye . It is as other reviewers have said, a bit off the beaten track, but the reward is worth it. I had the vegetarian platter for lunch , followed by a scrummy chocolate and orange cake. My husband had the cheese platter. Both were delicious. One... More 

Thank Helen272
Brailes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little out of the way but worth finding as this cafe serves absolutely lovely food & drinks & the staff are great.

Thank ceb1264
Market Lavington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Red Roof Cafe is not to be missed. It is in a beautiful location and do not be put off by the drive along the single track road; it is well worth finding. The food is home or locally produced and is delicious. There are good vegetarian and vegans options. The service is friendly and efficient. A lovely place... More 

Thank Stephen R
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Follow the creative signs off the main road and you will not be disappointed...great soup or stew and even greater cakes to follow.. we shared a Sticky Toffee Pudding cake..amazing. Lovely friendly staff and cool decor. Would go back tomorrow if over that side of the island.

Thank Gary S
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With friends we ate lunch today, local lobster and local salad leaves, wonderful dressing and bread, ham terrine made with Orbost pork, Darjeering first flush tea, great Coffey, then cakes to die for. Great service. Simply outstanding. Thank you.

Thank diggy1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited this cafe and loved the food. Had the ham hock terrine with green leaf salad followed by coconut, cardamom and white chocolate cake with a green tea. Loved it.

Thank ArchieTP
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stews and the cakes are phenomenal! So is the fresh baked bread! Visited with the chef. Very nice! Enjoyed the artwork too. Really enjoyed lunch at this cute restaurant! Great find!

Thank Cobdr
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank AmyM123321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $13
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Scottish, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?