Eat Drink Hebrides - Cafe Kisimul

The Street, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

Type:Eat Drink Hebrides Trail

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Café Kisimul was founded in 2004 by husband and wife team Rohail & Pauline Bari after they re-located to the Isle of Barra from Glasgow to escape the frantic pace of city life. The café began as a small venture offering a few choices of classic curry and pasta dishes alongside teas and snacks. Now into it’s 15th season, and run by the second generation of Bari’s, we offer a wide range of Indian, Italian and seafood dishes ranging from scallop pakoras and tandoori monkfish to braised squid pasta and local fish and chips.

We pride ourselves on sourcing the freshest local ingredients from around the Hebrides and always try to use independent local suppliers wherever possible! Our snack menu includes Isle of Mull cheddar and chutney & Smoked Barra salmon and cream cheese sandwiches, as well as traditional Scottish Cullen Skink soup made with Barra smoked haddock. Don’t miss our pan fried hand dived scallops, delivered fresh from the sea-bed to your table often on the same day they’re caught!

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  • Other AwardsSilver Listing Silver Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsEat Drink Hebrides Trail Eat Drink Hebrides Trail 2019
  • Other AwardsHebridean Way Pit Stop Hebridean Way Pit Stop 2019
  • Visit BritainWe're Good To Go We're Good To Go 2020
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
  • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Open all year (26 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Mon – Sat: Lunch 12pm – 4pm Dinner 6pm OR 8pm
Sun Lunch (closed) Dinner 5:30pm OR 7:30pm

What's Nearby

  1. Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

    0.05 miles away
  2. This medieval castle was the seat of the Clan Macneil. Built in the 15th century it was…

    0.13 miles away
  3. Our Lady, Star of the Sea, designed by G. Woulfe Brenan and completed in 1888, is perched…

    0.13 miles away
  1. Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and…

    0.17 miles away
  2. Heaval is the highest point on the Isle of Barra at 383 metres

    1.08 miles away
  3. This is the only standing stone of any size still erect on Barra.

    1.49 miles away
  4. Neolithic people settled here around 4000 BC and built an artificial platform behind a…

    1.54 miles away
  5. The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three…

    2.13 miles away
  6. A path leads into the interior of Barra with views over Heaval, the islands highest peak.…

    2.41 miles away
  7. This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a…

    2.62 miles away
  8. Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to…

    2.78 miles away
  9. A monument in memory of those lost in the Annie Jane maritime disaster in 1853.

    2.78 miles away
  10. Coeloglossum viride

    When heading uphill towards Eorisdale, look out for this easily…

    2.88 miles away
  11. The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on…

    2.88 miles away
  12. Drosera intermedia. - Insectivorous plant found in marshy ground

    3.09 miles away
  13. Built in 2000 for Barra & Vatersay Housing Association (now part of HHP) by Ben Tindall…

    3.23 miles away
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