Food and Drink in the Outer Hebrides

A taste of the Outer Hebrides 

  1. Salar Smoked Salmon on an oatcake
    Get a real taste of the Outer Hebrides with Eat Drink Hebrides, the official food and drink trail of the Outer Hebrides.
  2. Plate of cooked langoustines
    Outer Hebrides hosts a troop of tantalising restaurants. Relax at a Hebridean eatery surrounded by the Hebridean sea views and picturesque landscape.
  3. Tea na dcake on a rock at Hebridean Jewellery, South Uist
    Outer Hebrides hosts a troop of tantalising restaurants. Relax at a Hebridean eatery surrounded by the Hebridean sea views and picturesque landscape.
  4. Calum MacLean and Kate MacDonald labelling Downpour Sloe Gin at North Uist Distillery
    The Outer Hebrides have some of the very best seafood, smokehouses, distilleries and crofting produce. These artisan, independent producers showcase the best that our Atlantic Larder has to offer.
  5. Croft 36, isle of Harris
    From traditional fish and chip takeaways, to island croft honesty shops and street food vans, there is plenty choice to grab a tasty bite when you are out exploring.
  6. Good Food Boutique, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
    Local food shops are an essential part of our island communities and a great place to pick up everything you need for your stay.
  7. Cocktail glasses at Cabarfeidh Hotel
    The Outer Hebrides is home to some great pubs, bars and hostelries. Live music, perfectly poured pints, wines and spirits combined with friendly chat from the locals is standard.

Island Highlights

Eat Drink Hebrides - Langass Lodge

Langass Lodge has built up an enviable reputation as one of the best places to eat in the Outer Hebrides.  We offer modern Scottish cuisine using the best local ingredients.    

Dark Island Hotel2

Located close to the shoreline, dine here to taste some traditional and contemporary dishes from a tempting menu that features some of the best Hebridean produce.

Lochmaddy Bay Prawns

Lochmaddy Bay Prawns 2GO serve exclusively sustainable creel caught Scottish Langoustine/Prawns in a variety of creative dishes all homemade/prepared.

Gearrannan Black House Village Cafe

Museum, shop and Café  will be open.  Café for the 1st May while on takeaway only.  No booking in advance is necessary for day visitors unless it’s a coach party.  Social distancing is required…

Salar Smokehouse

Our smokehouse is located in the beautiful scenic bays of Lochcarnan on the eastern shores of the Isle of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, our approach is simple, heritage, tradition and…

Caladh Eleven Restaurant

Eleven offers a stylish, family friendly ‘self-serve’ carvery/buffet with excellent, freshly made dishes, a la carte and sharing platters. Eleven Express Takeaway includes all the delicious buffet…

Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Benbecula House Hotel

Dine in our lounge bar or conservatory to relax or view the beautiful seascape and wildlife. We offer cafe treats or a choice of tasty food dishes. 

The Island Spirit Whisky Shop

The Island Spirit Whisky Shop is a small, independent, family run business, established in July 2020 by Husband and Wife, Iain and Mary, and is situated in the heart of Stornoway town centre.

Hamper of local produce on Vatersay beach

Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including fish, meat, bread, jams and chutneys, eggs, homebaking and much more. Also stocks wholefood, books, wool & craft…

Eat Drink Hebrides - Talla na Mara

Opened in 2017 as a multi-purpose site, you’ll find a place to eat and drink in the privately run Talla na Mara Restaurant, purchase handcrafted souvenirs from the foyer gallery, visit the open…

Cleaver Restaurant at the Cabarfeidh Hotel in Stornoway with tables and chairs in front of a brick wall.

Menus at Cleaver change regularly to reflect the seasons and ingredient availability with fish options changing daily depending on catches. Feast on exquisite Leurbost Mussels, succulent Hebridean…

HS1 cafe bar interior view with tables and chairs with exposed brick wall at rear.

HS1’s contemporary café menu includes steaks, pasta, wraps, salads, authentic curries and the amazing homemade HS1 burger. Enjoy coffee and a cake, a light lunch or a full 3 course dinner. Open…

Native Hebridean Salmon

Native Hebridean Salmon are a truly unique breed, descending from the wild salmon of rugged and remote North Uist in the Outer Hebrides and raised on the Hebridean Islands and West Coast of Scotland.

Becketts & Sons carpark

Beckett and Sons is a coffee shop and brunch place in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. We do coffee + brunch the Hebridean way.

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We are awaiting information from this business. In the mean-time you can check out their website

Loomshed Hebridean Deli logo

Loomshed Hebridean Brewery on the road out of Tarbert towards Scalpay.

The Boatshed restaurant at The Royal Hotel, restaurant with wooden flooring, wooden tables with tan leather chairs, grey panelling on walls

Find the best of fresh produce, prepared and creatively presented at the Boatshed. Fabulous value early dinners and a la carte menus include local seafood and meats from traditional local butchers…

Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Harris Distillery 2 copper stills

The first distillery in Harris has opened it's doors. The Harris Distillery is a working distillery that welcomes guests. Join us on a tour of the distillery, sit by the peat fire or enjoy the…

Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Lewis Gin Limited gin bottle & glass with lemon slice

Discover the spirit of Lewis - Mint, wild thyme, rhubarb root and heather blended with Isle of Lewis water create a light and refreshing gin.

Experience our Atlantic Larder

  1. black
    We are awaiting information from this business. In the mean-time you can check out their website
  2. Lochmaddy Bay Prawns 2GO serve exclusively sustainable creel caught Scottish Langoustine/Prawns in a variety of creative dishes all homemade/prepared.
  3. Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Lewis Gin Limited gin bottle & glass with lemon slice
    Discover the spirit of Lewis - Mint, wild thyme, rhubarb root and heather blended with Isle of Lewis water create a light and refreshing gin.
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  4. HS1 cafe bar interior view with tables and chairs with exposed brick wall at rear.
    HS1’s contemporary café menu includes steaks, pasta, wraps, salads, authentic curries and the amazing homemade HS1 burger. Enjoy coffee and a cake, a light lunch or a full 3 course dinner.
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  5. Hamper of local produce on Vatersay beach
    Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including fish, meat, bread, jams and chutneys, eggs, homebaking and much more. Also stocks wholefood, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.
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    3. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  6. Cleaver Restaurant at the Cabarfeidh Hotel in Stornoway with tables and chairs in front of a brick wall.
    There’s a refined, yet relaxed atmosphere at Cleaver. Contemporary dishes alongside classic Scottish dishes prepared with the best fresh local produce available.
  7. Caladh Eleven Restaurant
    Eleven offers a stylish, family friendly ‘self-serve’ carvery/buffet with excellent, freshly made dishes, a la carte and sharing platters.
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  8. The Boatshed restaurant at The Royal Hotel, restaurant with wooden flooring, wooden tables with tan leather chairs, grey panelling on walls
    Find the best of fresh produce, prepared and creatively presented at the Boatshed. Fabulous value early dinners and a la carte menus include local seafood and meats from traditional local butchers and local hunting estates.
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  9. Dalmore beach, Isle of Lewis
    What a feast waiting to be discovered! Everyone knows how stunning and captivating the Outer Hebrides are, but how many know about its food and drink scene, which has blossomed in recent years and continues to thrive? Find out more in our EBOOK.
  10. Salar Smoked Salmon on an oatcake
    Get a real taste of the Outer Hebrides with Eat Drink Hebrides, the official food and drink trail of the Outer Hebrides.
  11. Coinneach Macleod, Hebridean Baker on Luskentyre Beach
    For anyone who loves the Outer Hebrides, the Hebridean Baker’s book is a real treat! Packed with 75 recipes we have a few favourites here including Aunt Bellag's Duff and Isle of Harris Gin and Raspberry Pavlova.
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  1. Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Lewis Gin Limited gin bottle & glass with lemon slice
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Lewis Gin Limited gin bottle
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Lewis Gin Limited gin bottle & glass with lemon slice
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Isle of Lewis Gin Limited gin bottle

    Address

    Lag Na Mara Cliff,, Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HP

    Telephone

    07793232127

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Discover the spirit of Lewis - Mint, wild thyme, rhubarb root and heather blended with Isle of Lewis water create a light and refreshing gin.

    Add Isle of Lewis Gin Limited to your Itinerary

  2. Address

    Unit 1, lomairt an Obain, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DS

    Telephone

    07388 366361

    Isle of Harris

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Chris will take you on a culinary journey as he lovingly describes how he has sourced, grown, prepared, cooked and presented each dish as he guides you through his 8 course tasting menu. 

    Facilities

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled toilets

    Add Flavour Restaurant to your Itinerary

  3. Address

    16 Inaclete Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2RB

    Telephone

    01851 702706

    Stornoway

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Williamson Foodservice is a family run food and drink wholesale business to the hospitality, retail and catering trades in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

    Add Williamson Foodservice to your Itinerary

  4. Charles MacLeod Butchers scrambled eggs
    Charles MacLeod Butchers black pudding
    Charles MacLeod Butchers white pudding
    Charles MacLeod Butchers breakfast
    Charles MacLeod Butchers canapes
    Charles MacLeod Butchers starter
    Charles MacLeod Butchers omelette
    Charles MacLeod Butchers scrambled eggs
    Charles MacLeod Butchers black pudding
    Charles MacLeod Butchers white pudding
    Charles MacLeod Butchers breakfast
    Charles MacLeod Butchers canapes
    Charles MacLeod Butchers starter
    Charles MacLeod Butchers omelette

    Address

    Ropework Park, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2LB

    Telephone

    01851 702445

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Producers of Award Winning Stornoway Black Pudding

    Add Charles MacLeod Butchers to your Itinerary

  5. Crust Like That container site
    Crust Like That pizza with black pudding
    Crust Like That pepperoni pizza
    Crust Like That pizza oven
    Crust Like That pizza with a view
    Crust Like That container site
    Crust Like That pizza with black pudding
    Crust Like That pepperoni pizza
    Crust Like That pizza oven
    Crust Like That pizza with a view

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    Address

    Achmore, ISLE OF LEWIS, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DU

    Telephone

    07762 128108

    ISLE OF LEWIS

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Serving hand stretched Neapolitan Style Pizza, along with freshly ground barista coffee, and homemade brownies from a converted shipping container in Achmore. Overlooking the stunning Loch Thota Bridein and the Harris Hills.

    Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome

    Add Crust Like That to your Itinerary

  6. Eat Drink Hebrides - The Good Food Boutique shop counter
    Eat Drink Hebrides - The Good Food Boutique cheese selection
    Eat Drink Hebrides - The Good Food Boutique shop counter
    Eat Drink Hebrides - The Good Food Boutique cheese selection

    Address

    59 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DD

    Telephone

    01851 701394

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    An independently owned Delicatessen & Speciality Food Store in Stornoway centre. Freshly prepared Coffee / Sandwiches / Salads made by friendly staff. Cheesemonger, Whole Foods, World Foods, Local Produce, Wines, Whiskies & Artisan Gins.

    Add The Good Food Boutique to your Itinerary

  7. Croft and Cuan prawns
    Croft and Cuan cheese
    Croft and Cuan pod
    Croft and Cuan wraps
    Croft and Cuan bun
    Croft and Cuan macaroni
    Croft and Cuan sandwich
    Croft and Cuan feta
    Croft and Cuan burger
    Croft and Cuan pizza
    Croft and Cuan prawns
    Croft and Cuan cheese
    Croft and Cuan pod
    Croft and Cuan wraps
    Croft and Cuan bun
    Croft and Cuan macaroni
    Croft and Cuan sandwich
    Croft and Cuan feta
    Croft and Cuan burger
    Croft and Cuan pizza

    Address

    Lochboisdale, ISLE OF SOUTH UIST, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

    Telephone

    01878 700 117

    ISLE OF SOUTH UIST

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Fresh, Funky food with Island produce at it’s heart.
    Food & Coffee Shop by the Lochboisdale pier and a mobile takeaway van traveling to various locations through Uist, both offering delicious, fresh food using local meats and seafood.

    Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Childrens Portions

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families

    Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Dairy Free
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian

    Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Disabled Citizens

    Facilities

    Transport

    • On Public Transport Route

    Add Croft and Cuan to your Itinerary

  8. Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers pies
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers ready meals
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers black puddings
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers sign
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers pies
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers ready meals
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers black puddings
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Cross Stores & Butchers sign

    Address

    Cross Skigersta Road, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TD

    Telephone

    01851 810241

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Cross Stores - Fully Licensed mini-supermarket, butcher & deli counter. The renowned "Ness Black Pudding" is produced here.

    Add Cross Stores & Butchers to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    5 Francis Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2XD

    Telephone

    01851702077

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Established in 1931, we are a family-run butcher’s shop, specialising in our traditionally made Stornoway Black Pudding. We stock locally produced beef and lamb in season, and offer a comprehensive range of cuts on a daily basis.

    Add WJ MacDonald (Butchers) Ltd to your Itinerary

  10. Address

    Taigh a' Bhealaich Knock,, Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AU

    Telephone

    01358 722593

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Water from the Isle of Lewis

    Add Machair Water to your Itinerary

  11. North Uist Distillery on rocks
    North Uist Distillery grapefruit
    North Uist Distillery bottle & glass
    North Uist Distillery
    North Uist Distillery on sand
    North Uist Distillery loch
    North Uist Distillery leaves
    North Uist Distillery rope
    North Uist Distillery on rocks
    North Uist Distillery grapefruit
    North Uist Distillery bottle & glass
    North Uist Distillery
    North Uist Distillery on sand
    North Uist Distillery loch
    North Uist Distillery leaves
    North Uist Distillery rope

    Address

    Nunton Steadings, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LU

    Telephone

    01870603792

    Isle of Benbecula

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    The first legal distillery in the islands of Uist. We are making, bottling and selling our ‘Downpour’ gin on North Uist using local wild Hebridean heather. Not yet available for tours. Purchase through our website and click and collect.

    Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Add North Uist Distillery to your Itinerary

  12. Eat Drink Hebrides - The Dunes Cabin

    Address

    Hougharry, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DL

    Telephone

    07379 944335

    Isle Of North Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    The Dunes Catering Cabin, in North Uist, serves freshly filled rolls and sandwiches, homemade soup, tea, coffee, home baking, ice creams and snacks.

     

     

    Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Facilities

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Dairy Free
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian

    Facilities

    Facilities

    • Disabled toilets

    Add The Dunes Cabin to your Itinerary

  13. Cafe Kisimul bar
    Cafe Kisimul pakora
    Cafe Kisimul chickpeas
    Cafe Kisimul tables
    Cafe Kisimul dishes
    Cafe Kisimul bar
    Cafe Kisimul pakora
    Cafe Kisimul chickpeas
    Cafe Kisimul tables
    Cafe Kisimul dishes

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01871 810645

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Café Kisimul is a small family run restaurant situated in the heart of Castlebay. We specialise in Indian and Italian cuisine with a strong focus on fresh local seafood. Try our scallop pakora & don’t miss our folk music nights in summer!

    Add Cafe Kisimul to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Timsgarry, Isle Of Lewis, Isle Of Lewis, HS2 9ET

    Telephone

    01851 672396

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Set in the most breathtaking location overlooking the magnificent Uig Sands, you will find the finest hand-produced smoked salmon in Scotland.

    Add Uig Lodge Smoked Salmon to your Itinerary

  15. Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank splash
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank drinks
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank scallops
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank splash
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank drinks
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Heathbank scallops

    Address

    Northbay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YQ

    Telephone

    01871 890266

    Isle of Barra

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    The Heathbank is a modern hotel, restaurant and bar. We focus on producing good quality, homemade food and offering genuine island hospitality. Good selection of local fish and shellfish available (subject to availability).

    Add Heathbank to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA

    Telephone

    01870 603970

    Isle Of North Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre in Lochmaddy on the island of North Uist is the hub for the history, arts, culture and language of the island.

    Add Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe to your Itinerary

  17. Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe dining
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe alfresco
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe sundae
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe views
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe dining
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe alfresco
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe sundae
    Eat Drink Hebrides - Kilbride Cafe views

    Address

    Kilbride, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TT

    Telephone

    01878 700008

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Kilbride Cafe offers a varied selection of snacks/main meals and drinks including home-made soup and a selection of home baking. Overlooking the Sound of Barra, you can enjoy the stunning view from inside or out on the decking area.

    Facilities

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Childrens Portions

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available

    Facilities

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled toilets

    Special Requirements

    • Disabled Citizens

    Transport

    • Disabled Parking

    Facilities

    Transport

    • On Public Transport Route

    Add Kilbride Cafe to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    19 Francis Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2ND

    Telephone

    01851701101

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    We are awaiting information from La Balena. In the meantime, you can check out their website.

    Add La Balena Restaurant to your Itinerary


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Tha gu leòr cho math ri cuilm  


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