Stepping Stones Restaurant

Balivanich, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA


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Opened almost 20 years ago, The Stepping Stone Restaurant continues to be, quite literally, central to life in the Uists & Barra. With it’s unique split level café & restaurant, people living in & visiting the islands finally have a place to socialise, enjoying good food in good company. Hosted by the MacLean brothers the Stepping Stone is the perfect place to enjoy the finest food available locally, ranging from a quick coffee and a cake from their renowned sister company MacLean’s Bakery, to a full evening meal, and everything in between. The menu showcases dishes featuring delicious local lamb, venison, goose & rabbit, among others. Fish and seafood are also on offer from popular local suppliers Kallin Shellfish and Salar Smokehouse. On Friday & Saturday evenings, the whole menu centres around local produce, and is an event not to be missed. The Stepping Stone is open all year and warmly welcomes anyone looking for a real taste of the islands.

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  • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsEat Drink Hebrides Trail Eat Drink Hebrides Trail 2019
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

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