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Reviewed 1 week ago

One can sit here before or after the excellent distillery tour, or while the rest of the family is doing the tour, or simply come to enjoy the coffee, the cakes and food and the service. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you want to receive rude customer service, give this place a try you won't be disappointed !!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 19 July 2022

The food is wholesome, large portions, well priced and with very efficient and friendly staff. A great location and well worth booking pre or post distillery tour

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 6 July 2022 via mobile

Stopped for lunch as well as a tour of the distillery. Have to say the food was excellent : pea & ham soup and haggis with red onion marmalade panini followed by shortbread and coffee. Would we go back - absolutely yes!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 22 June 2022

This is a modern vibrant visitors centre with a good restaurant which is extremely popular and advisable to book in advance. The whisky was not bad either. Amazing location near a world class beach.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 June 2022 via mobile

Cullen skink 11 out of 10. Staff very friendly if not a little hung over from the night after their open day. Was our second trip to the cafe and would go again if our visit to Islay were to last longer.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 June 2022

Menu is simple with soup, panini and jacket potatoes. But just that little bit more - interesting booths to sit in , panini with well prepared mixed salad and coleslaw. Service was quick. Great little pitstop

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

Following a terrific tour and tasting, this is a great place to sit and relax for some tasty baked goods and a non-alcoholic (gasp) beverage!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 6 April 2022

Came here for lunch before our distillery tour. They do a nice soup and sandwich combo. I tried the cullen skink - very good! My husband is gluten-free and they had a choice of gluten-free sandwiches and soup. Definitely recommend the gluten-free chocolate brownie with...Machir Bay whisky and cream - even if you're not gluten intolerant!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 October 2021

The new visitor centre is excellent....well planned and different. Love the Cullen Skink and had it at least 3 times this visited!!! Very friendly and helpful service!!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 October 2021

Very friendly and helpful staff. The menu may look basic, but the quality of the food and presentation is excellent.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 29 August 2021 via mobile

Finding the cafe here was very welcome during our tour of the more northern distilleries. Food on offer was limited - mainly sandwiches, soup, paninis but were good quality, filling and good value. The distillery itself was worth a visit fir the free dram and...gift shop. Tours were running but we booked our holiday last minute so we were too late to grab a spotMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

Came here for lunch and I wasn’t disappointed. Lovely visitors centre with a nice cafe / not a big menu but excellent. Cakes were really good. Also nice area to try a dram (or two). We’ll definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 7 August 2021

Best Cullen Skink I’ve ever tasted! Friendly, accommodating staff. Would recommend booking in advance.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

Excellent food. Well presented in attractive and clean surroundings. Friendly staff and a lovely cat. This cafe seems to be one of the best open on the island at the moment with a good well stocked selection of cafe meals and cakes. Highly recommend

Date of visit: July 2021
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Kilchoman Distillery Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5