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Welcome to Birsay Bay Tearoom


Birsay Bay Tearoom is situated on the northerly tip of Orkney mainland and has panoramic views overlooking the Brough of Birsay and towards Marwick Head.


A modern tearoom serving light lunches and snacks throughout the day. We also serve delicious home bakes, baked on the premises each day and there’s something for everyone!


Our menu has been designed to make the most of the seasonal fresh local produce and all our food is prepared and cooked fresh each day.


Where are we?

Take the turning to the Birsay village, going past the majestic Earl's Palace on your left, the historic St Magnus Church on your right, over the old stone bridge and keep going for around a quarter of a mile. The Tearoom is located at the end of the road, tucked in behind the greenhouses of Birsay Tomatoes. Look out for and follow our signs!


Opening Times

January - closed

February to March Friday, Saturday & Sunday

10.30am until 3.30pm

April & May Thursday - Monday

10.30am until 5.30pm

June, July & August Seven days a week

10.30am until 5.30pm

September Thursday to Monday

10.30am until 5.30pm

October 2016 1st-3rd, 6th-10th

10.30am until 4pm

Closed 11th-31st October inclusive

November & December

10.30am until 3.30pm Friday & Saturday

10.30am until 4pm Sunday

Our coffee is freshly ground each day, and the continental roast of the beans will leave a lasting delicious taste, that may lead to wanting more!

Our cakes are freshly baked each day on the premises, with a wide range to choose from – what will take your fancy…?

We have an extensive selection of teas, exclusively chosen from THE TEA SHED. Old fashioned loose tea within a silky pyramid teabag.

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