Craigard Kitchen, Ballygrant
(5 mins by car from Persabus, or a 45 min walk) Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm
Enjoy delicious light lunches, fabulous home baking, and afternoon teas. This incredibly popular coffee shop offers a warm and friendly welcome and absolute delicious treats. For more info Craigard Kitchen
Order delicious Charcuterie and Cheese Graze Boxes to take away (order 24 hours in advance). These are fabulous sharing platters to enjoy with a dram or glass of wine, a great option if you fancy a night in on the farm, or take them on your island adventures to the beaches and beyond.
The Oyster Shed, Killinallan
(45 mins by car from Persabus)
Islay’s exciting new seafood restaurant recently opened at Craigens Farm, Loch Gruinart. Enjoy choosing from a delicious menu of oysters, grown and farmed just down on the shore below, crab, pulled beef, lamb. Homemade breads and soups, and delicious home baking.
The Oyster Shed is Open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 11am to 3pm Serving Lunches, Teas, Coffees and Home Baking! Do consider booking your table in advance to avoid disappointment For more information call 01496 850256 or visit The Oyster Shed
Jura Hotel, Craighhouse, Jura
Bar and beer garden open to non residents for coffees, lunches and evening meals. Please call to book on 01496 820243. Please check the website for current opening times www.jurahotel.co.uk
The Antlers Ice Cream Cafe, Craighouse, Jura
Open 8am to 6pm – lunches, snacks, drinks, ice creams. Please book by calling 01496 305317
Port Askaig Hotel
(5min drive from Persabus) Bars open for drinks including freshly brewed coffees and speciality teas daily from 11am until 11pm inside. Beer garden till late. We will be open for lunches in both bars and beer garden – with fab views – from 12 – 2.30 last orders. Evening Meals 6 – 8.30PM last orders. Tables should, where possible, be booked in advance. 01496840245 or email [email protected]
The Blue Letterbox, Port Ellen
Post office and shop. Sells delicious Isle of Arran Dairies ice cream, take away only, open Mon – Sat 9am – 5.30, no booking necessary, contactless payment available.
Restaurant and Bar. For more information visit www.bowmorehotel.co.uk Email [email protected] or call 01496 810416
Bridgend Hotel and Restaurant
After a beautiful refurbishment, Bridgend Hotel is open once again serving lunches and evening meals. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the cocktail bar, or a warm welcome in Katie’s Bar, a popular place with the locals. The Bridgend Hotel – Isle of Islay (bridgend-hotel.com)
Celtic House, Shore Street, Bowmore:
The Celtic House (Roys) are open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4:30pm, serving a range of coffees, teas, milkshakes, smoothies and more, as well as a selection of cakes. There are gluten/dairy free options as well as some vegan options. Open on a first come first served basis, there is no need to phone and book ahead. +44 (0)1496 810304 www.theceltichouse.co.uk