Food and Drink

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

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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. 

Lochmaddy Bay Prawns

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Lews Castle Storehouse Cafe

Serving tasty hand-prepared dishes, our Storehouse cafe is the perfect place to take a moment after exploring the Lews Castle grounds. Enjoy a frothy coffee from the comfort of our unique eatery,…

Harbour Kitchen

Opened by Lach Maclean and fiancée Leelah Macaulay in 2019 the Harbour Kitchen Seafood Restaurant is where it all began. Boasting a reputation for serving the freshest fish and shellfish, Head Chef…

Dark Island Hotel

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.

Duck breast with roasted vegetables and sauce on a blue plate, sitting on a brown table.

There’s a refined, yet relaxed atmosphere at Cleaver. Contemporary dishes include a fusion of traditional Scottish recipes, French classic cuisine and world specialties – prepared with the best fresh…

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…

Isle of Harris Distillery

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…

Experience our Atlantic Larder

  1. 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.
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  2. The Harbour Kitchen in the town centre of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, excel in serving local seafood and freshly prepared dishes.
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  3. 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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  4. Duck breast with roasted vegetables and sauce on a blue plate, sitting on a brown table.
    There’s a refined, yet relaxed atmosphere at Cleaver. Contemporary dishes alongside classic Scottish dishes prepared with the best fresh local produce available.
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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. 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

  2. Address

    Uig, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9ET

    Telephone

    01851 672334

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

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

    Reduced opening from the 4th August.  Please contact on 01851 672334 for exact opening times.

    Restaurant with customer toilets.

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    Add Uig Sands Restaurant to your Itinerary

  3. 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

  4. 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. 

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    Add Flavour Restaurant to your Itinerary

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    Unit 3, Iomairt an Obain, Urgha, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DS

    Telephone

    01859 502768

    Tarbert, Isle of Harris

    Awards

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

    Brewery and Tap Room located on outskirts of Tarbert, heading towards Scalpay

    Add Loomshed Hebridean Brewery to your Itinerary

  6. 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.

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    Add Kilbride Cafe to your Itinerary

  7. 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

  8. Address

    Claddach Kirkibost, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EP

    Telephone

    01876 580390

    Isle Of North Uist

    Awards

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

    A delicious range of traditional preserves, confectionery and baking - Handmade in the Hebrides - using local ingredients as far as possible in the Claddach Kirkibost Centre community-owned cafe and shop project in the Isle of North Uist

    Add Claddach Kirkibost Centre to your Itinerary

  9. 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

  10. 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.

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    Add North Uist Distillery to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    Vatersay Community Hall, Isle of Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

    Isle of Vatersay

    Awards

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

    A warm welcome to Vatersay, the most south-westerly inhabited island of the Hebrides and the start of the Hebridean Way.

    Add Vatersay Hall Cafe to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Struan, Malaclete, Sollas, ISLE OF NORTH UIST, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BX

    Telephone

    07485 781427

    Sollas, ISLE OF NORTH UIST

    Awards

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

    Add The Wee Cottage Kitchen to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    07762 128108

    ISLE OF LEWIS

    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.

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    Add Crust Like That to your Itinerary

  14. 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

    Add Machair Water to your Itinerary

  15. 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

  16. 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.

     

     

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    Add The Dunes Cabin to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JL

    Telephone

    01878 720246

    Isle Of South Uist

    Awards

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

    Located on the beautiful island of Eriskay, lies the Am Politician bar & restaurant. Fully licensed we pride ourselves on our warm Hebridean welcome whilst serving fresh local seafood & homemade meals. Open 7 days a week throughout the year.

    Add Am Politician to your Itinerary

  18. 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


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Tha gu leòr cho math ri cuilm  


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