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Cafe Kisimul

Main Street | Catlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
+44 1871 810645
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (52 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Indian, Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Catlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been here several times and the fact it is full most nights by 6 oclock tells you all you need to know .It is such a lovely place set opposite Kisimul Castle .. they seem to do two sittings 18.00 and 20.00 everything cooked form...More

Thank grahamhodgson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good range of veggie options, large portions. My boyfriend claimed it was one of the best veg curries he's ever had. Busy little cafe, but quick service.

Thank Sceptre1902
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice meal here. I had the scallop pakora which was very unusual, also had the crab and sweetcorn soup, very tasty. My husband had the spaghetti marinara which took quite a while to come but as way of apology they gave him his...More

Thank pamlucas2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large group of us came for dinner and the food was very poor. Seafood over cooked, rice over cooked, poppadoms greasy, however the worst thing was the Indian Beer, 1 bottle just under £3, but they only serve you 3/4 of the bottle in...More

Thank ManicDepressive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently made two visits to this cafe on our recent trip to Barra. The food was excellent and tasted amazing. Freshly prepared from a menu that had plenty of choice without being overwhelming. We both chose Indian dishes, but there was also a selection...More

Thank calderdalelass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a meal there, the staff was really friendly and attentive. Great fish and chips (I usually don't eat that but the fish was looking so good!)Nice local beer too and a really well made espresso!!!.The cafe is lovely with beautiful local painting of...More

Thank Enya2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went into the Cafe for an evening meal in the main it caters in Itaiian and indian food with a small selection of english dishes,one of us likes indian and the other does not so I chose a burger,after a few minutes was told...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming and attentive. We could not fault the food and ate outside with good views over the bay. A+++++

Thank Stefan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for the 2nd sitting. A beautiful evening yet the door was kept closed. My scallop pakora was very dry. My husbands seafood pasta good. Staff very attentive and friendly. Good for another option of eating out in Barra

Thank GlendaSnyman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered a takeaway from the Kisimul at 7pm and was told it would be ready for 7.30. It was. The service and courtesy of the staff was excellent. Only downside was the cost. Expensive compared to mainland prices.

Thank JOHN_D186534
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Questions & Answers
4 April 2017|
Response from Harris B | Property representative |
Hi Jeanny, sorry for the late reply but in answer to your question and for future visitors we certainly do! All of our pakora's are made from chickpea flower, our curries don't contain any gluten products and our soups are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Catlebay, HS9 5XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 1871 810645
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