Take a slice of Orkney

Birsay Bay Tearoom makes all of their cakes and traybakes on the premises

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Thursday to Monday

1030am until 4pm


Contact us

to book a table

Birsay Bay tearoom is open 5 days a week, from Thursday to Monday (from 1st April).

It is possible to book a table, please call and leave a message on 01856 721399. Someone will call you back to confirm your booking.


Please note that only a small number of tables are available for booking.

Enjoy the best views in Orkney

Whether you are stormwatching, birdwatching, or wavewatching, Birsay Bay Tearoom is the ideal spot for a light bite and a lovely cuppa. We’ve been serving locals and visitors alike since 2013 and love giving a warm welcome to all. We are situated right next to Birsay Palace and a stones throw from Birsay Broch, Skara Brae and the lovely Skaill House.

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Cakes to Order

celebration cakes

Need a cake or some traybakes for an upcoming event or special occasion?

We bake all our sweets in house and can make a batch especially for you. Whatever the occasion, we have something to suit

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We can offer options for outside catering – whether it’s a business lunch, family get together or celebratory Afternoon Tea, we can tailor a package to suit your needs. Give us an idea of your requirements – we can help.

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Gift Vouchers


Want to treat someone special or are you looking for a gift for that difficult to buy person in your life? You name it, we can turn it into a voucher. All vouchers are valid for a year from purchase date.

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Catering or Wholesale enquiry?


Use this form to ask about any bakes you need for your event or business.

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