Our café and shop

With a warm welcome, airy interior, roomy terrace and some of the best views in Scotland, our cafe in Staffin is the perfect pitstop.

What’s more, every single penny spent here is invested back into Columba 1400 to help us help even more young people.

Conference and group facilities are available, and we have Wi-Fi and computers you can use. Our wee gift shop has lots of ideas to take back home too.

Regular snacks, meals, drinks and bakes

Home-made soup, delicious toasties, gorgeous home baking, fragrant coffee and a choice of substantial lunches – our beautiful café has something for everyone.  Let us know about any special requests and we’ll do our best to help.

Check out our daytime menu here.

Afternoon tea

We offer a delicious Afternoon Tea from 1 November to 29 March between 2-4pm.  Treat yourself to our freshly baked cakes, scones and sandwiches such as ham and mustard and hot smoked salmon and cream cheese (others can be requested/dietary requirements catered to).

The price is £18.95 per person (with an optional prosecco for an extra £5 per person 🧁☕️🥂
Booking is essential and we require 24 hours’ notice (due to everything being freshly baked). Please tell us at the time of booking if there are any specific dietary requirements or allergies. To book you can call us on 01478 611400, or email [email protected]
Christmas Fair
We’re hosting a Christmas Fair on Friday 1 December from 4pm to 8pm, and on Saturday 2 December from 12pm – 4pm.
Come along to do your Christmas shopping whilst supporting some of our fantastic local crafters and enjoying some delicious festive treats 🥧🍷
Christmas Lunch
We’re taking bookings for our Christmas Lunch menu which will be available on 11, 12 and 14 December, 2023. Please call us to make your booking.


Opening hours 

Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Lunch is served 12pm – 3pm and out with those hours we serve tea, coffee and home baking.

Contact details

Call us on 01478 611400, or email [email protected]


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