Food & Drink
Make the most of the freshest shellfish you will find anywhere in the UK. Most of the catch from Uist is sent to the markets in Spain and France. Eat it here while you can! We also have fantastic wild venison and machair fed local beef and lamb.
Below you will find a selection of food & drink options available locally. If you are eating out for evening meals in the summer months, be sure to book ahead. For a full list see the Eat Drink Hebrides Trail.
There are a variety of options for food shopping on the island and the surrounding area.
- Co-Op. 5 mins drive from the forest. Open till 10pm, closed on Sunday
- Bayhead Shop Directions | Facebook
- Berneray Shop and Bistro Directions | Facebook
- J Morrison Shop, Lochmaddy Directions | Facebook
- Hebridean Smokehouse, North Uist Directions | Facebook
- Kallin Seafood, Grimsay. Directions Website | Facebook.
Tuck into surf and turf lobster and steak.
Abigail and Ruaraidh make a great team, Ruaraidh supplies the fresh shellfish from his fishing boat and Abigail looks after the Bistro. Light lunches and home made baking available throughout the day as well as evening meals. Take a walk around Berneray whilst you are there. The beach is so stunning the Thai tourist board once used a picture of it to promote holidays in Thailand!
A fantastic cafe serving local produce and home baking, located in our valued arts centre in Lochmaddy.
Explore the latest art exhibition and the museum collection whilst you are there.
A former shooting lodge near the community-owned Langass Woodland and iconic Hercules the Bear statue.
The Dunes Cabin, Hougharry
Visit Anne and her friendly team at The Dunes Cabin for a crab roll, cuppa and some delicious home baking to enjoy by the beach – bliss!
By RSPB Balranald Nature Reserve. Excellent guided walks by RSPB wardens are available during the summer months. This is a great way to understand more about the special machair life that is unique here on the islands.
Where will your trip take you?
A walkers paradise
Learn more about the huge natural variety on the island