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The Deck

Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 1871 810898
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 92 reviews

Reviewed November 20, 2016

We had a nice lunch out of the patio as we enjoyed the wonderful sunny weather. They had a unique gift shop. Very nice people also packed up our breakable treasures and provided us with a box to ship some of our goodies home. Obviously,...More

1  Thank dihawaii
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Well, it was my last day on Barra and I was headed to the airport. What was the last thing that I wanted to do before I left? Enjoy the food, the view and the wonderful staff at The Deck! With their imaginative specials there...More

1  Thank MMTWillowBeach_ON
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Wonderful visit ( as always) to buy lots of home made tablet - otherwise known as Hebridean toffee. Discovered The Deck are now open later for meals, including takeaways. Opted for the special of Barra prawn cocktail with chips and salad...... WOW - what can...More

1  Thank vivien s
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Always pay a visit here when we are in Barra (at least once a year). Tablet is delicious and meals were very good when we visited last week. My wife says that the prawns were about the best she has ever tasted. Well worth a...More

1  Thank Graham S
Reviewed August 30, 2016

My partner and I visited The Deck at Hebridean Toffee last week. The pot of coffee was huge and the portion of chocolate brownie was extremely generous. We were also given two pieces of tablet which were so tasty that we purchased four small bags...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Hmmm! The tablet here is amazing! When you go in the door, there is a glass window where you can watch the tablet, cakes and other things being made. On a sunny day, we decided to have cake and tea on the deck. The tea...More

1  Thank L0veTheHebrides
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The staff and the food was amazing we went back every day for something and the ice creams were to die for

1  Thank ray j
Reviewed August 25, 2016

This little cafe is sited on a deck overlooking the bay. It is just a lovely space to spend a while. Service was very friendly with samples of local tablet (fudge), both as we entered the shop and served with our tea. (Well, it is...More

1  Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stopped by for some toffee and found so much more! Friendly staff offered some free tasters when we entered - toffee and the latest ice cream flavour, both were excellent and tempted us back for lunch. I had the prawn scampi and my wife had...More

1  Thank monkeybhoy
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had the best fresh prawns, caught locally, that I have ever had, whilst sitting on a deck, overlooking the bay. Fab!

Thank Jackie T
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi how far is The Deck from the airport at barra please.
February 21, 2017|
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Response from janboyd |
Hi, It is about 9 miles from Barra Airport to The Deck. It usually takes approximately 15/20 minutes by car. We are located in the centre of Castlebay and there are regular buses which run between the airport and Castlebay... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $8
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 1871 810898
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Stunning views of Castlebay and the world famous Kisimul Castle from The Deck. Hebridean Toffee, Scottish tablet made daily and also fresh baking and much more in the summer season. A tasteful gift shop inside with many unique gift ideas and crafts from Barra
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