An Taigh Cèilidh

16 Sràid na h-Eaglaise, Steòrnabhagh, Leòdhas, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DH

Type:Gaelic Language

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An Taigh Cèilidh is a Gaelic community and cultural centre with community café and shop which holds regular events connected to Gaelic language and culture in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. An Taigh Cèilidh is a not-for-profit grassroots community project, which aims to promote and protect the Gaelic language. The staff are Gaelic-speaking and encourage and support customers to speak Gaelic too with a 10% off hot drinks when ordered in Gaelic. Income surplus goes into Gaelic projects, such as events and books. Events include live music sessions, conversation circles, talks about culture and the environment, and film screenings. An Taigh Cèilidh is based on the Hebridean tradition of the tigh-céilidh or ceilidh house, which were once found in every township and were the centres of social and intellectual life, and provided much needed entertainment after hard work on the croft or sea. Ceilidh houses are within living memory, and we are bringing them back!

Guide Prices

Min price £2.90 for a cup of tea
Max price £4.50 for a toastie



  • By Car
  • By Cycle
  • By Walking
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  • Children Welcome


  • Toilets

Languages Spoken

  • French Speaking
  • Gaelic Speaking
  • Italian Speaking
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Welsh spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Gift Shop


  • Rural Location
  • Town Centre
  • Waterfront Location

Payment Methods

  • American Express Card
  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Delta Card
  • Electron
  • Maestro Card
  • Mastercard
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Allergy Sufferers - happy to discuss your needs
  • Children Welcome
  • Coach Parties Welcome - With notice
  • Disabled Citizens - We try
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Families
  • Groups Welcome - With notice
  • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome - With notice
  • Non smokers
  • School Groups Welcome
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers
  • Young People


  • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Public Parking Nearby

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  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
  • Other AwardsPlatinum Listing Platinum Listing 2020

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Tuesday - SaturdayOpen

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