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Childrens Centre | Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 7815 871530
12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were in town for an overnight visit and called in here for lunch. We arrived just in time to order before the youngsters from a visiting football team arrived. I had soup and a coronation chicken sandwich, both of which were very enjoyable and filling. The hot chocolate with cream finished it off nicely. This was a nice little... More 

Thank Graham S
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today, lovely friendly service from the two young girls who were both working hard. 3 meals and drinks for around £20 and the food was simple but lovely and hot, quickly served and cooked fresh to order. I had a chicken burger and my daughter and husband both had chicken bites and chips... No complaints. Will be... More 

1 Thank TheMarchantFamily
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was a really lovely experience. I spotted the cafe on my walk out of Castlebay, and called in there on my return. They are very friendly and it's a nice atmosphere because the place is inside a school, so has bright colours, and is clean and cheerful. I had homemade oatcakes and pate. Recommended. It's quiet - no background... More 

Thank JNHQ
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Limited menu - but lovely homemade soup, and great chips! Very welcoming, friendly staff. We liked it!

Thank J0C0nway
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

If I were to review this cafe 2 or 3 years ago I would have told you that there is a varied menu of cafe classics and Barra fish supper and scampi meals on offer, large portions with fresh salads and fast service. Overall a 4 star experience, with the main let down being that they ran out of certain... More 

Thank The-Honest-Diner
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We had the haddock and chips. It was freshly prepared. Only comment is the haddock portion was very small. Staff were kind and friendly. Used by locals which is a good sign. A number of children were doing there homework whilst enjoying chicken nuggets

1 Thank Alistair T
Preston, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Stopped for a bite to eat at lunch on Monday , small, simple menu - breakfast rolls, sandwiches, home baking. All prepared fresh and came "as it says on the tin". Young staff very friendly.

1 Thank Laineypet
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Good coffee, adults can have child portions which I really found helpful. Food fine. Children may be able to use the nursery playroom for a donation.

1 Thank singap0re47
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Popped in for lunch and a takeaway sandwich. Food was freshly prepared and was very tasty. Not bad coffee either. Very pleasant staff.

2 Thank Alfred C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Myself and my wife were looking for a cafe for our lunch and found this. The food was basic. It is ideally located in Castlebay and has a play area which I would imagine is a good place for families. We also noted a few workmen calling in for takeaways. The staff were nice but it was not to our... More 

1 Thank JForbes243

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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
Average prices
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Childrens Centre | Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 7815 871530
nice little cafe just been taken over by new management last november, they have a facebook page, they offer hot and cold foods sit in or takeaway open to everyone

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