Orkney Guide Book:
Where to Eat and Drink

Albert Hotel, Mounthoolie Lane, KIRKWALL  KW15 1JZ
Tel (01856) 876000, Fax (01856) 875397
Our menus have an abundance of local produce. The Stables Restaurant is intimate and relaxing with its unique menu.  The Bothy Bar is traditional and friendly with an open fire.  Lunches, snacks and suppers are served, while the Matchmakers Bar is ideal for all the family.  Children’s nd vegetarian menus menu available.  MCARD, VISA, AMEX, SWITCH  Suitable for the disabled.

Ayre Hotel, Ayre Road,  KIRKWALL  KW15 1QX  Tel (01856) 873001, Fax (01856) 876289
Family-owned and operated sea-front hotel offering a high standard of accommodation and cuisine.  Restaurant open from 07:30-09:00 for breakfast, 12:00-14:00 for lunch and 18:00-21:00 for dinner.  Bar meals also available.  Fresh local produce and seasonal specialities.  MCARD, VISA, AMEX Suitable for the disabled

Braes Hotel, STROMNESS, Orkney KW16 3DY Tel/Fax (01856) 850495
Full meal service.  Children’s rates.  Entertainment at weekends.

Buster’s Diner, 1 Mounthoolie Place, KIRKWALL, Orkney KW15 Tel (01856) 876717
The place for American, Italian and Mexican eats and “the best pizzas in the North”.  Great value with 3 courses, wine and coffee for under £10.  No-smoking restaurant is open late 7 days, with full menu always available.  ACCESS, VISA, SWITCH  Suitable for the disabled

The Café, 22 Victoria Street, STROMNESS
Tel (01856) 850368
Visit the Café.  Enjoy harbour side patio dining.  Open 09:00 till late for meals and snacks.  Quality local produce.  Licensed restaurant, varied menu to suit all tastes. Private functions catered for.  The Front Shop for groceries, cigarettes, sweets, ice cream and drinks.  Over 80 varieties of loose sweets to “sook and see”!

Cleaton House Hotel, WESTRAY  KW17 2DB     Tel (01857) 677508
“Taste of Scotland” member.  Imaginative use of Westray fish and local farm produce by Chef/Proprietor Malcolm Stout.  À la carte menu in dining room, bar meals served in lounge.  Steaks and local seafood are specialities.  ACCESS/VISA   Suitable for the disabled

Creel Restaurant, Front Road, ST MARGARET’S HOPE  Tel (01856) 831311
Award winning restaurant, listed in all the prestigious food guides.  Pilgrimage for gourmets.  Chef/proprietor takes great pride in his cuisine specialising in seafood, prime quality beef and lamb.  Member “Taste of Scotland”, proprietors Alan and Joyce Craigie.

Foveran Hotel & Restaurant, ST OLA  KW15 1SF  Tel (01856) 872389, Fax (01856) 876430
A warm and inviting Scandinavian-style hotel and restaurant, offering panoramic views of Scapa Flow while you relax and dine.  The menu relies on the outstanding fresh seafood and meat of the islands giving familiar dishes a local twist.  Separate wide-ranging vegetarian menu. Dinner served 19:00-21:00.Booking advisable.  ACCESS/VISA/SWITCH  Suitable for the disabled

The Hoy Hotel, South Road, Lyness, HOY  KW16 3NT
Tel (01856) 791377/791386, Fax (01856) 791377
Public bar with bar lunches, etc. available daily.

Kettletoft Hotel, Kettletoft, SANDAY  KW17 2BT  Tel (01857) 600217
Visiting Sanday?  Island family-run hotel serving traditional Orkney cooking using local ingredients.  Teas, coffees and homebakes served throughout the day.  Bar meals served daily  Takeaways Wed and Sat evenings.

Kirkwall Hotel, Harbour Street, KIRKWALL KW15 1LF
Tel (01856) 872232, Fax (01856) 872812
Orkney’s largest hotel is pleasantly situated on the seafront with marvellous views of the Harbour and North Isles.  Restaurant open 7 days 19:0-22:00 and offers an a la carte menu with the best of Orkney fayre.  Bar lunches and Suppers available in Tudor Lounge.  MCARD, VISA, AMEX, SWITCH

Lynnfield Hotel, St Ola, KIRKWALL  KW15 1RX  Tel (01856) 872505, Fax (01856) 870038
Next to the Highland Park Distillery, this fine featured former home of the distillery owner is open all day.  Serving coffee, snacks, lunches, evening meals and  suppers in a choice of venues - Surgery Bar, Lounge and Dining Room with views over Kirkwall and the Islands.  Specialising in local produce and seafood.  Families welcome, children’s play area within large gardens.  Vegetarians catered for.

Murray Arms Hotel, Back Road, ST MARGARET’S HOPE, Orkney  Tel (01856) 831206
Morning coffee, bar lunches.  Diner table d’hôte Local seafood. Childrem’s rates.  Car Parking.  Suitable for the disabled.

North Ronaldsay Bird Observatory, Twingness,  NORTH RONALDSAY, Orkney  KW17 2BE
Tel  (01857) 633200, Fax (01857) 633207
Teas, coffees and snacks.  Meals by arrangement.  Table licence

Orkney Auction Mart Ltd, Hatston, KIRKWALL
Tel (01856) 872520, Fax (01856) 876048
Restaurant: enjoy a 3 course meal, including soup of the day, choice of main course, sweets, coffee or tea.  Cold drinks and Orkney Ice Cream available. The best local produce including Orkney beef, lamb and pork.  Snacks and filled rolls.  Open 09:00-15:00  Suitable for the disabled

Orkney Fossil & Vintage Centre, Viewforth, BURRAY  KW17 2SX     Tel (01856) 731255
Café serving coffees, teas, home bakes as well as lunches in pleasant and friendly surroundings.  Attractive Gift Shop.  Open daily April to September.  Suitable for the disabled

Pierowall Hotel, Pierowall, WESTRAY, Orkney   Tel (01857) 677208
Bar meals serve “possibly the best fish and chips you have ever tasted”.  Extensive seafood menu based on locally-caught fish and prawns.  Non fish lovers also catered for.

Quoyburray Inn, TANKERNESS, Orkney
Tel (01856) 861255
Kiln Bar with non-smoking Rafters Restaurant.  Excellent meals served daily from Orkney’s finest produce.  Leslie and Linda look forward to seeing you.

Royal Hotel, Victoria Street, KIRKWALL,    KW15 1DN
Tel (01856) 873477, Fax (01856) 872767
The Spence’s invite you to enjoy a meal in their family-run hotel.  All meals are prepared from the finest local produce for our lunches, dinners and bar meals.  Lunches served 12:00-14:00, dinner/bar meals 17:00-21:00 daily.  Children’s and vegetarian menus always available.  ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS

Royal Hotel, STROMNESS, Orkney  KW16 3BS     Tel (01856) 850342
Good food and friendly service are the hallmarks at the Royal Hotel.  Only the finest local produce is selected for the lunches, bar meals and a la carte menus.  Meals served in the Hudson Lounge and Haven Dining Room.  ACCESS, VISA, EUROCARD

Scorrabrae Inn, Scorrabrae, ORPHIR, Orkney   Tel (01856) 811262
A cosy country pub with friendly atmosphere and outstanding views over Scapa Flow.  Bar meals served daily.  Vegetarian menu available. Open for meals all day Sunday.  Children welcome.  No Smoking area.  Pool room.  Small parties catered for.  Proprietors Iain and Ingrid Macleod.

Skerries Restaurant, Merkister Hotel, HARRAY, Orkney   KW17 2LF
Tel (01856) 771366 , Fax (01856) 771515
Featured in Egon Ronay Guide, Good Hotel Guide, Vegetarian Travel Guide, American Express Guide, Scotland - The Best Recommended Country Hotels in Britain, Michelin Guide.  Restaurant has lovely views over Harray Loch.  Suitable for the disabled

Standing Stones Hotel, STENNESS, Orkney  KW16 3JX
Tel (01856) 850449, Fax (01856) 851262
Full meal service.  Dinner à la carte and table d’hôte.  Licensed.  Vegetarian/ diabetic meals on request.  Local produce.  Children’s rates.  Booking preferred.  ACCESS/VISA   Suitable for the disabled.

Taversoe Hotel, Frotoft, ROUSAY, Orkney   KW17 2PT     Tel (01856) 821325
Family-run pub with atmosphere.  Marvellous view over Eynhallow Sound from dining room and interesting wines/whiskies to enhance the imaginative home cooking using fresh local produce.  Bar meals served.

Scapa Flow Restaurant, Stromness Hotel, Victoria Street, STROMNESS, Orkney  KW16 3AA Tel (01856) 850298,  Fax (01856) 850610
Full meal service.  Dinner table d’hôte and à la carte.  Vegetarian meals available.  Children’s’s menu.  Bar lunches and suppers served daily.  Local produce, seafood.  Good local reputation.  Bookings preferred.

Woodwick House, Woodwick, EVIE  KW17 2PQ  Tel (01856) 751330, Fax (01856) 751383
Historic house in 12 acres of woodland has a  reputation for excellent cuisine prepared with fresh local produce and seafoods.  Candlelight dinners in a warm welcoming atmosphere.  Special diets catered for.  Only 20 minutes from Kirkwall and Stromness.  Listed in Good Hotel Guide and “Taste of Scotland”. Advance booking preferred.      Suitable for disabled.

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