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Lael Crafts Gallery and Coffee Stop
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Worth a wee look & lovely cuppa

Cute little art shop with small cafe for cake and coffee, we popped in after visiting nearby Lael... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2021
thelovesheep
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Good coffee stop

A lovely wayside halt. Excellent coffee, delicious cake, and an impressive selection of clothes... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2020
Andrew C
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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 May 2021

Perfect stop for a coffee or cup of tea after a hard day on the road, great home made cakes. The shop contains some wonderful gifts, all locally made. Try not to pass it by.

Date of experience: May 2021
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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery and Coffee Stop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2021

Thank you for taking time to review us. We are pleased you like and recommend us.

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Reviewed 24 May 2021

Cute little art shop with small cafe for cake and coffee, we popped in after visiting nearby Lael Forest walks. Cappuccino was lovely, nice and strong, made with a proper coffee machine, we bought some beans to take home. Good selection of art and hand-made gifts - I spent a while browsing and eventually bought 3 cards by local artists. Friendly service. Exactly the quirky little place you want to visit on holiday :)

Date of experience: May 2021
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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery and Coffee Stop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2021

Thank you!! Just what we like to hear. Very pleased you enjoyed our little gallery and the coffee.

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Reviewed 6 October 2020

A lovely wayside halt. Excellent coffee, delicious cake, and an impressive selection of clothes, accessories and objets d'art. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2020
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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery and Coffee Stop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review the coffee stop and gallery. We are both very peased to see that you enjoyed your visit. Your recommendation is highly valued. Thank you again

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Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

We have been to this little cafe and craft shop a few times when we have visited Scotland over the past few years and it’s always lovely. Now it’s Covid safe too with three little booths separated by transparent screens. Safe and comfortable!

Date of experience: September 2020
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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery and Coffee Stop, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2020

Thank you for your review. After all the work to make us as Covid safe as possible it is encouraging to see you feel safe and comfortable. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 14 September 2020

This is a quirky little place. I had been previously and made a purchase that went down well with the recipient(!). So on this trip we stopped by and enjoyed a coffee and cake in the Covid19 protected cafe area. This is a very welcome stopover place given the famine of coffee stops between Inverness and Ullapool. The crafts are of high quality and include ceramics, paintings, weaving, wood turning and similar. As far as I know, the products for sale are all or mostly locally made. There were a number of cylindrical little boxes with lids made from rare or exotic woods that were of exceptional quality (with prices to match) but it was a delight to see such high quality items in such an unexpected location. For anyone on the lookout for good quality and tasteful Scottish crafts, I have no hesitation is suggesting they have a look around and stay for a coffee. High quality craft shops are, alas, relatively rare in Scotland.

Date of experience: September 2020
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Guy K, Owner at Lael Crafts Gallery and Coffee Stop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2020

Hello and thank you for your review! You are correct that our crafts are mostly what we consider 'local' but most certainly they are all Scottish and we try very hard nt to repeat anything which one might find in Ullapool or nearby. We are fortunate in the north west of Scotland that there are many very good producers and we are delighted you enjoyed them so much.

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