Eating at the Estate

Eating In ….

The Estate cottages are offered on a self-catering basis, and in each property, the kitchens are provided with all the key equipment needed to do most home cooking. Depending on season and activity, the Estate can provide fresh vegetables and venison, and it is our intention that guests eat well during their time on Harris. The main Borve Lodge can be booked on a fully catered basis with chef, houskeeping and host services.

We are well-served by general stores at Leverburgh, which is about 10 minutes drive away, and Tarbert, just 20 minutes north. Larger supermarkets (Tesco and Co-op) are based in Stornoway. Note that all stores are closed on Sunday.

Eating Out….

Harris has a scattering of restaurants and coffee shops to choose from. We do recommend that you book during summer for the more formal destinations, as these establishments are very well-subscribed

Scarista House – Georgian Guest House with restaurant open to non residents – ideal for a romantic occasion. 01859550238. Booking necessary

Ardhaisaig House – A leading guest house just outside Tarbert, which serves fine local food to non-residents. 01859502500 Booking necessary

The Anchorage Restaurant – Suitable for all, less formal retaurant serving local seafood right on Leverburgh Harbour. 01859520225. Booking advised

Rodel Hotel – Great for an evening meal with a relaxed atmosphere looking out on Rodel Harbour . 01859520219. Booking advised

Skoon Cafe – A small art cafe perfect for afternoon tea and viewing some local art work. No booking necessary

The Temple Cafe – A black house in Northton that is a special spot for lunch or a light dinner. No booking necessary

Hebrides Art  Cafe – An art gallery with small cafe serving soups and cakes. 01859550338. No booking necessary

Hotel Hebrides – Boutique style hotel offering lunch and evening meals in Tarbert. Booking advised

Harris Hotel – A long-standing hotel in Tarbert that serves lunches and evening meals. Booking advised


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