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Willows Coffee Shop

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

When I visited some adjacent building works were making lots of loud noise, but that aside this is a typical cafe within a garden centre. It has a large number of tables, some in a conservatory area, and offers light snacks, teas and coffees. My...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sixtenacre
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There are tables for 2 or 4 which can be amalgamated if necessary in certain areas. At one end is a children's play area with high chairs available for families. It is advisable to choose a table first and leave coats there before queuing up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Josephine J
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Went here for cup o tea and a fancy which was very good. They have a variety of food catering for everyone. It is good quality and reasonably priced. Always busy cause part of garden centre, plenty of parking spaces.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank EC63
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Area for buggies and lots of space for kids without causing too much noise for other customers! They had gluten free bread and paninis, which aren’t too common In cafes. Cakes are huge but didn’t see any gluten free options that day but have seen...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jacqueline I
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We use the willows quite regularly, perhaps every other weekend. The new summer menu was available when we popped in this Saturday. We had the homemade Orkney burger, childs mini burger and the bacon & leek quiche. All of which were delicious, followed by the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lee G
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed scone and banoffi pie with drinks and we will certainly be back. Friendly and helpful staff brought hit drinks to the table. It was our first visit but won't be our last whilst we are on holiday.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Sockknitter5
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem (if a visitor to Kirkwall anyway). Great selection of excellent food and service. Recommended to all...

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank crummer1954
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went here as a family with my kids and parents on a Friday. Kids had hot chocolate and maltesar cakes. Chocolate cake for me and my wife. Moist and sickly yum. Plenty of seating but gets busy at 12ish onwards so go early.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank H2630RDlaurenceb
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A must do for for a very reasonably priced menu, excellent tasty sandwiches, home made soup and cakes in a friendly vibrant environment. The garden centre has a vast array of unusual products and always a friendly face to assist. A really pleasant experience and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The number of regulars every day speaks for itself. Nice staff who are kept extremely busy at times.

Date of visit: June 2017
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