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

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.    

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

Isle of Lewis Gin Limited

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

Lochmaddy Bay Prawns

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

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…

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.

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.

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…

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. 

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. 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. Harbour kitchen.
    The Harbour Kitchen in the town centre of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, excel in serving local seafood and freshly prepared dishes.
    1. 1st January 202431st December 2024
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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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    Tarbert, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DG

    Telephone

    01859 502364

    Isle of Harris

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    The PierHouse Restaurant offers fresh local produce in a stylish, comfortable setting.  From breakfast to dinner, there is plenty to choose from.

     

     

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    Scarista, Scarista, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HX

    Telephone

    01859 550238

    Isle of Harris

    Awards

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

    With a choise of two beautifully furnished dining rooms, Scarista House offers the best of local ingredients including wild and organic.  We also make our own breads, biscuits, cakes and ice creams.

     

     

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