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Barra Airport Cafe

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Barra Airport, HS9 5YB, Scotland
+44 7855 143545
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you arrive by air into Barra you will enter the terminal and come directly into the cafe. The food here is excellent, whether it is a fry up, home made soup of the day, or scone and jam etc. Run by a delightful enterprising couple you may well come back here for an occasional lunch or their delicious fish... More 

1 Thank duncan141
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. The best hake and chips.. i have ever tasted fresh. And delicious. This cafe and its wonderful hospitality deserves a lot of praise... this is my 6th flight to Barra and I usually eat in castlebay but PLEASE take the time to enjoy mick and Sharon's amazing food all washed down with a nice bottle of rosé. Had my... More 

1 Thank jeanettetyers
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff, one was new with great service. A good breakfast/brunch with amazingly lovely fresh bread, yum.

1 Thank Jcjcc
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114 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very popular with everyone, as the Loganair (Flybe) check-in is here, suitcase dispatch, waiting room, and taxi hire is obtainable in this room; and indeed, car-rental is also arranged by the Airport cafe staff. They serve everything from a full breakfast, to soup, coffee cakes, main dishes. During winter there are two daily flights so you can watch them come... More 

1 Thank PajaritoLondon
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good homemade fresh food, friendly staff and of course the best view..... the planes landing on the beach!

1 Thank Elizab25
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I drove to Barra but flew out to Glasgow. The airport is great. It's so small meaning you can't get lost. You can sit outside or in and watch you plane come in. Didn't get the chance to eat but everything looked lovely and they do a mean hot chocolate. Helpful and friendly as with everyone on the islands.

1 Thank Alidargie84
Telford, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You MUST visit this place - you probably will if you have the thrill of flying in from Glasgow and landing on the beach! The food is excellent, service great, and the views unbeatable! Children (and adults alike) will be trilled to see the planes landing on the beach too. You can walk, drive, cycle (or fly) to here and... More 

1 Thank anthonyfj
Isle of Barra, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fish and chips are lovely as is the hake. Great fillings for sandwiches ciabatta and wraps. Scones and home made cakes. Staff are warm friendly and helpful. They fair cheer you up with their banter.

3 Thank lorna r
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

One of the attractions of Barra is the flight landing on the beach. The plane pulls up to the cafe which serves a range of meals. The soup was great as was the coffee and walnut cake. The scone and jam rounded it off. Good food and an excellent location.

2 Thank Eric L
Bishopton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

Went to Barra for the day and had lunch here which was excellent Thai sweet potato soup was very nice as was the sweet potato chips. Coffee and cakes were also very nice

2 Thank Patrolsk1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barra Airport, HS9 5YB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 7855 143545
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT SINCE 21ST OCTOBER 2013 we look forward to welcoming customers old and new! at this unique airport where the plane lands on the beach!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?