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High Tide Cafe at Fintry Bay serves tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch and many other refreshments in a beautiful seaside setting. We are proud to be located on the Isle of Cumbrae and to be part of a fantastic community. We want to create a welcoming hub for visitors, walkers, cyclists and members of the local community. Breakfast 9am till 12pm only. The Kitchen takes last orders at 4.30 pm.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Cafe, Scottish, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a take away cuppa …. Mad to feel very welcome & tea was served as I ordered it ! Toilets very clean & tidy I spoke to the owner I think and she was very hospitable & I think it was her...sons that I spoke to as well ! Very nice and when I’m back we will visit again ! Thank you very much ……!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 10 May 2021 via mobile

Great wee spot under new ownership. Very friendly and entertaining staff and great home baking. Mixing nostalgia and tradition with a chilled vibe. Who needs Ibiza?

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 September 2020 via mobile

Good food friendly staff nice setting in Fintry bay. Plenty space outside. Handy for the beach. Cycle friendly.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

We absolutely loved this place! It was a friendly and welcoming little café with some of the best ice cream we had ever tasted! The atmosphere was great and the family is lovely- 100% recommended to go here if you’re cycling round the island :)

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Loved this place! Was in here every day last week and tried everything, great value, friendly staff, clean effortless venue, could be charging more but very fair prices! Well done to all! See you next year!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 August 2020

And ended up with ice cream milk shakes! And they were so good we went back for more later! A wonderfully friendly family run cafe with a warm welcome. Their controls in these difficult circumstances are immaculate and customers have to accept these controls with...the good grace the lovely owners deserve.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 August 2020

651 funlayc Re your review. I am not a friend of the owner but I did witness your wee outburst. The owner was clearly stressed and a listening ear was welcome for her so she let us in realising we wouldn't cause trouble as someone...had just done. Remember we are in a pandemic. If cafe owners are struggling to keep things safe then we need to respect that and not throw our dummies out the pram. Be kind folks. Everyone is finding this hard. And you have no idea what others are going through....More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 August 2020

Very helpful staff and calm considering how often they are cleaning everything and themselves on a VERY HOT day. Had to turn people away as it was very busy and we are all trying to keep a safe distance. The review before is incorrect, I...am no personal friend, the owner was trying to manage a busy cafe, on an extremely hot day with no card payment working on the island during a pandemic. Well done on a brilliant business. Keep on keeping onMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

Rude proprietor. Would avoid if possible. Selective over customers she served. Apparently a 4 year old cant have water, but her friends are fine.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 July 2020

Enjoyed nice fresh baguettes for lunch and kids enjoyed the milkshakes. There is a sheltered outdoor seating area and toilet facilities. Friendly service.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Response from 853amandas | Reviewed this property |
Not inside no. Plenty of space outside.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The High Tide Cafe at Fintry Bay

Yes, The High Tide Cafe at Fintry Bay offers takeaway services.

Yes, The High Tide Cafe at Fintry Bay offers delivery services.

The High Tide Cafe at Fintry Bay is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4