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The Sands Hotel

Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
+44 1856 731298
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had the set menu for Valentines which was very good indeed. Service was lovely and the kitchen was very kind to do a ‘normal’ steak for us instead of the ‘surf and turf’ as we don’t really eat seafood. If i had two very...More

Thank Revatron
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Everyone seemed relaxed and friendly, a welcoming local not just for local people!! Food was limited to the usual pub staples but everything was excellently prepared.

Thank DanDale
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This restaurant and bar located in the small village of Burray, Orkney was a delightful find, great food served by freindly and staff in a lovely location.

Thank 460hb53
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Dropped into the Sands on our way south for a bite before crossing the water, I had the Tex-Mex burger with all the trimmings and it was lovely really well cooked and a "Man" sized portion, the other half had the Scampy also very well...More

Thank TaxiManScotland
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Sands was recommended to us as being Vegan friendly for my daughter. We booked, which is advisable because this pub/restaurant are popular. We ate in the bar because we had our 2 dogs with us and they are not allowed in the restaurant. The customer's...More

Thank caroline0199sky
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Ate dinner here twice during our week on Burray. The atmosphere in the restaurant is relaxed and friendly and the food is of a very high quality, good value for money. On the first evening I had sweet potato soup and we all had sirloins....More

Thank AnnieB2116
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Sands Hotel for a coffee on our way to the tomb of the Eagles. V friendly staff, good service, good coffee.

Thank Matt_and_Wils_Mum
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The Sands restaurant is lovely, ask to have a table in the conservatory and you will have great sea views too. The food is very much pub grub style but very good. Portions are just the right size and the atmosphere is so relaxed and...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant at the Sands Hotel overlooks the quay and waterfront. Our meals were very good value and the portions were generous. We would particularly recommend the homemade burgers, the scallops, and the Cullen Skink. The restaurant has a good selection of vegetarian dishes. The...More

Thank CG101010
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Recommended by Victoris the landlady of Tangles & Kelpie in the village and she didnt lie, we ate 4 diffent meals in the Sands and everyone was excellent, Good Scottish Fayre

Thank lloydwickham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Burray  >  Burray Village
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 731298
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