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Childrens Centre | Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 7497 312168
10:00 - 15:30
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We thought we would wander down for lunch from the hotel. We arrived and things looked good. The staff were smiling and the prices looked good - then I put a hand on the 'Tartan' table cloth, and it stuck... the cloth was so filthy it was grim. We decided to stop for a cup of tea as the weather... More 

Thank Matt S
Tartan T, Manager at Tartan Table Cafe, responded to this review

We would like to apologise for your experience in the cafe. Our customers are very important to us and our staff do take pride in keeping the cafe clean and tidy. Unfortunately during busy times staff are spending time preparing food for our customers which in turn means there is a delay on clearing tables however to reassure you and... More 

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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were in town for an overnight visit and called in here for lunch. We arrived just in time to order before the youngsters from a visiting football team arrived. I had soup and a coronation chicken sandwich, both of which were very enjoyable and filling. The hot chocolate with cream finished it off nicely. This was a nice little... More 

Thank Graham S
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today, lovely friendly service from the two young girls who were both working hard. 3 meals and drinks for around £20 and the food was simple but lovely and hot, quickly served and cooked fresh to order. I had a chicken burger and my daughter and husband both had chicken bites and chips... No complaints. Will be... More 

1 Thank TheMarchantFamily
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was a really lovely experience. I spotted the cafe on my walk out of Castlebay, and called in there on my return. They are very friendly and it's a nice atmosphere because the place is inside a school, so has bright colours, and is clean and cheerful. I had homemade oatcakes and pate. Recommended. It's quiet - no background... More 

Thank JNHQ
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Limited menu - but lovely homemade soup, and great chips! Very welcoming, friendly staff. We liked it!

Thank J0C0nway
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

If I were to review this cafe 2 or 3 years ago I would have told you that there is a varied menu of cafe classics and Barra fish supper and scampi meals on offer, large portions with fresh salads and fast service. Overall a 4 star experience, with the main let down being that they ran out of certain... More 

Thank The-Honest-Diner
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We had the haddock and chips. It was freshly prepared. Only comment is the haddock portion was very small. Staff were kind and friendly. Used by locals which is a good sign. A number of children were doing there homework whilst enjoying chicken nuggets

1 Thank Alistair T
Preston, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Stopped for a bite to eat at lunch on Monday , small, simple menu - breakfast rolls, sandwiches, home baking. All prepared fresh and came "as it says on the tin". Young staff very friendly.

1 Thank Laineypet
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Good coffee, adults can have child portions which I really found helpful. Food fine. Children may be able to use the nursery playroom for a donation.

1 Thank singap0re47
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Popped in for lunch and a takeaway sandwich. Food was freshly prepared and was very tasty. Not bad coffee either. Very pleasant staff.

2 Thank Alfred C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 9
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Childrens Centre | Castlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 7497 312168
nice little cafe just been taken over by new management last november, they have a facebook page, they offer hot and cold foods sit in or takeaway open to everyone

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?