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Blue Shed Cafe

Torrin, Scotland
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“toasties” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (52 reviews)
“soup” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Torrin, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying in Elgol and passed this little place almost every day but only stopped in twice and what a perfect little pit stop for a coffee and cake! Super quaint and quirky and the owners clearly love what they do. Highly recommend.

Thank dionne2010
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in a rainstorm and discovered a wonderful modern and friendly cafe serving excellent tea and coffee and the most delicious local home-made cakes, cakes to yearn for, paradise by the roadside. The sun came out from the clouds and the view of mountains...More

Thank Scapaflow2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is in an idealic location, and the food and people there are really very nice. Make sure you put a sticker on your home town on their world map! They have games to play and beautiful cards that they sell. The coffee is good...More

Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Shed Café is in a lovely spot near the loch and was a very welcome sight at the end of a wet day's walking from Broadford. Lovely cakes and hot drinks. Obviously very popular and rightly so. Very welcoming. It also has some...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on the return from Ergol and a boat trip. A lovely little cafe with good tea and coffees and great tasting cakes. Saw the blue shed on the way down and went on way back. Well worth a visit and very nice...More

Thank Jkad43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here with a group of 8 for coffee and cake after our rib boat trip. We were made very welcome (which is not always the case in a group in these parts!) The coffee was delicious and selection of cakes very good. You can...More

Thank SRBubbly
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I heard rave reviews of the Blue Shed on my previous visit to Skye 4 years ago and sadly found it closed on the day I visited. I got lucky this time and enjoyed a very nice light lunch sat outside amid the spectacular scenery....More

Thank Tyke1961
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stopped for a light lunch after visiting Elgol. Great service, excellent snacks. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for shelter and a bite to eat after hiking stage 2 of the skye trail from Broadford to Torrin. Excellent food, very friendly couple running the joint, and magnificent views of the red cullins out the window. And it was snowing (on April...More

Thank jpandolfi8
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We admired the Blue Shed in the morning and noted the opening hours, hoping to have an opportunity to eat there. It worked out perfectly the next day, and we found the atmosphere, view, and food completely to our liking. We were the only grey-haired...More

Thank swnjock
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Cynthia P
What are the hours for this place? And the days that it's open?
28 June 2017|
Response from Jkad43 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at there web site. They are closed tuesdays and Wednesday. Open 12 noon to 5pm on a Sunday and the rest of the week open 10.30 to 5 pm. But when I've been on web site there's a couple of days they are closed. I... More
Would this lovely cafe be run by the Justine Davies previously teacher at Lickey Hills Primary School?
28 November 2015|
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Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
Best bet - go there and find out! You won't be disappointed either way.....😃
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torrin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Torrin
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