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The Isle of Skye Baking Company

) #1 of 2 Bakeries in Portree #8 of 35 Places to Eat in Portree €€ - €€€ Cafe, British, Soups
Old Skye Wool Mill Dunvegan Road | off Dunvegan Road, Portree IV51 9HF, Scotland
+44 1478 612669
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (73 reviews)
“cakes” (63 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Old Skye Wool Mill Dunvegan Road | off Dunvegan Road, Portree IV51 9HF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were heading to coral beach so decided to stop off at the bakery and get some lunch. We took some homemade breads that were filled with lovely things like brie, tomatoes, leeks, bacon and goats cheese and some cake. It really did the trick...More

Thank amcmeeking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for takeaway or sit in. Airy, bright and modern. Lots of gift options and local nic nacs to browse at. We had takeaway 'breads' - which was a filling wrapped in doe and baked ( options of caramalised onion, black pudding, cheese...More

Thank Skipster31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a coffee and came away with potato bread, home-made shortbread, crackers and more. Serve lovely coffee. Super child friendly, with play area books and kids table and chairs. Very friendly and engaging owners, even offered my young children a quick tour...More

Thank PaulHArmstrong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking distance from our B&B and discovered it 5 minutes before closing. They were able to pack up two cheese platters and some bread for our sunset hike which was perfect. The variety of cheese, bread, oatcakes, crackers at chutney given were so delicious, we...More

Thank SBlick16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in expecting a fine selection of bread cakes etc. One piece of battered pizza on display and 1 dried out looking loaf!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nice craft room upstairs but just wanted some lovely bread for tea! Went to the co op and bought some lovely still...More

Thank heleno251
Skyebakingco, Owner at The Isle of Skye Baking Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for your review. We are really sorry we let you down. Due to unforeseeable circumstance we were unable to bake a full quota on Monday. Please would you be so kind as to email me on iosbakingcompany@yahoo.com. We would like to rectify...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this bakery after seeing it advertised in visitors to skye magazine ....Fantastic raspberry scones .....delicious 👍 ....lovely bread too highly recommend .

1  Thank sueandchris2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to stop for a cuppa and amazing cakes. Lovely breads too. Not sure about the paper plates and wooden cutlery though.

Thank marionwatters
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely handmade baked products in renovated traditional mill building. Very informal atmosphere, with paper plates and cups. Bright, modern decor. Upstairs is an Art Gallery, and Hand Crafted items for Sale. Great place to sit and while away the hours...

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Looking at some of the reviews I would suggest that this place runs out of product quite quickly because it is so, so good. We have eaten there twice and saw how people come in and buy in volume. Just like us we had breakfast...More

3  Thank ScotsPorridge
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Came across this artisan bakery at a market in Dunvegan. Bought bread with onions and black pudding fillings for lunch. So unusual and delicious . The owner / baker told us of his outlet in Portree so another lunch was planned! The bakery in Portree...More

2  Thank Rhona C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Skye Wool Mill Dunvegan Road | off Dunvegan Road, Portree IV51 9HF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Portree
  • Phone Number: +44 1478 612669
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Food shop with seats - contemporary bakery specialising in artisan bread, shortbread and oatcakes. All food is available in compostible containers for take away or take a seat! Wood burning stove in winter, free parking, child friendly area. Viewing window to watch the bakery in production. Excellent coffee, homemade soups, filled lunch breads and patisserie.
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