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First Fruits Tearoom

Pier Road Cottage, Tarbert HS3 3DJ, Scotland
+44 1859 502439
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fruit” (42 reviews)
“cakes” (66 reviews)
“carrot cake” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pier Road Cottage, Tarbert HS3 3DJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recommend this place for a light meal or snack. We had soup which was excellent. I had a very good fruit smoothie and my. husband had a scone which was ok but not stunning. Service was excellent. Watch out for short hours out of the...More

Thank crofterlassie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tea, coffee and scones here are divine!! Stephen is so friendly and efficient , even when the entire ferry traffic comes in for their coffees. There is an amazing selection of teas and my partner says the coffee is the best on the island!...More

Thank beverleylouisesi2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way to the ferry port when leaving Harris. We had some toasties, soup and a couple of cakes between us, and everything was really tasty and freshly made. Our two year old was made very welcome despite the...More

Thank weesmiler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this tea room whilst on holiday and our experience summed up everything we loved about Harris. The welcome from the staff was warm and genuine, putting adults and children at ease and nothing was too much trouble. Our daughter loved her hot choc...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First fruits is a delightful tea shop. We enjoyed amazing home made cakes and good Italian coffee. Friendly service. Good to support local business. A real gem.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for lunch, lovely food and reasonable prices. Staff were welcoming and energetic, there was also a good selection of cakes.

Thank kateroan14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good baking, coffee was good too. However the server was perhaps over the top and too eager to please. Very central with easy parking.

Thank Tom_Lennie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous Tea Room with the best coffee and breakfast menu. The staff are really friendly with a beaming smile for everyone. Don't be fooled by its humble exterior ... a little gem of a place. We didn't sample any of the cakes but they...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never been greeted with so many smiles. The owner, the wait staff and the customers were the happiest tea drinkers I've ever encountered. The owner went out of his way to arrange a Saturday morning, vegetarian Scottish breakfast for us even though the place...More

Thank Simple18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of four spend quite a while here on a wet Harris day whilst waiting for our ferry and were not hurried in the least by the very friendly staff. My kids really enjoyed the smoothies and the young man serving produced a great...More

Thank ourmaminhavana
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Karen D
19 July 2016|
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Response from lorneslady | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve meals but not sure about evenings but definitely in the day. The two hotels are not bad in Tarbert for reasonable meals as the other good restaurant on Harris is the one at Leverburgh harbour which is the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Road Cottage, Tarbert HS3 3DJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Harris  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: +44 1859 502439
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