Grinneabhat Cafe

North Bragar, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DA

Type:Cafes & Tearooms

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Tel:01851 710210

The cafe serves a set lunch menu with daily specials and home baking freshly prepared on the premises
  • The cafe serves a set lunch menu with daily specials and home baking freshly prepared on the premises
  • Gluten and dairy free options are always available
  • The cafe has comfortable sofas and a multi-fuel stove


The Grinneabhat cafe serves a set lunch menu with daily specials as well as teas, coffees and home baking. All food is freshly prepared on site daily. Gluten and dairy free options are available, including dairy-free options for coffee. Grinneabhat is owned and run by the local community, and the atmosphere is homely and friendly, with comfortable sofas by the multi-fuel stove.

The building is fully wheelchair accessible and is child friendly, with books, games, drawing materials, high chairs and a children’s menu available. Art by island artists is displayed in the café. Pets are welcome. We invite you to learn some Gaelic using the guide to Gaelic phrases and proverbs on each table.

Grinneabhat also offers accommodation, a gallery space, a community room, a polycrub, community growing plots, and a launderette.



  • By Car
  • By Cycle
  • By Walking

Best for

  • Afternoon Tea
  • Arts Venue
  • Business Lunches
  • Lunches
  • Outstanding Views


  • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
  • Childrens Portions
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Reservations not taken
  • Takeaway food available


  • Baby Changing Facilities Available
  • Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Highchair Available
  • Outdoor Play Area

Dietary Options

  • Dietary needs can be accomodated


  • Fireplace
  • Public Toilet Facilities


  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled toilets
  • No Smoking Permitted

Languages Spoken

  • Gaelic Speaking

Leisure Facilities

  • WiFi


  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Debit Card
  • Delta Card
  • Electron
  • Maestro Card
  • Mastercard
  • Switch Card
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Business Travellers
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Citizens
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Families
  • Non smokers
  • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers


  • Cycle Rack
  • EV Charging
  • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
  • On Public Transport Route

Typical Prices

  • Lunch

Map & Directions



  • Other AwardsEat Drink Hebrides Eat Drink Hebrides 2019
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

Opening Times

Café open 11am – 4pm Tuesday to Saturday (summer) and 11am – 2pm Wednesday to Saturday (winter). Building open 9am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. (7 Feb 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* For current opening times, please check our website.

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