Judith Glue Real Food Cafe and Restaurant in Orkney

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK ALL YEAR ROUND - SHOP EAT & DRINK WITH US - eat till late in the evenings from June to Mid September. After Mid September we will also be open late Friday and Saturday evenings so there will be another Kirkwall choice of eatery available in the winter months.
The Real Food Cafe and Restaurant is situated at the back of Judith Glues shop - an Aladdins cave situated opposite St Magnus Cathedral . It is open 7 days a week and from June till Mid September evening meals are served Mon - Sat till 9pm.  
Everything is cooked in the open kitchen headed by Kirsty and her team of great home cooks. You can watch your food being made right in front of you while enjoying a glass of good wine or local beer as they have a premises licence .
Judith's ethos is to use as much local fresh Orkney produce as possible as these days customers want to know what is on their plates and where it is sourced from locally. The eating atmosphere is all about feeling like you are sitting in your own kitchen at home ! A specials board changes twice daily in the Summertime to cover lunch and evening meals and choices can be anything from local Dressed Crab to hand dived local scallops or Orkney fillet steak with Highland Park Whisky sauce. Much of the produce is available to buy in the shop along with Judiths collection of Orkney Knitwear and loads of many other interesting things ....so you can even shop while you enjoy a meal !
Customers can even have a try sitting on an original Orkney chair ! 
The premises are also licenced for entry to young children and they are very welcome, Sigurd the wooden rocking horse who is now 30 years old !! He is always a popular attraction for young locals and visitors.
From Mon- Sat after 2.30pm evening meal specials  are posted on their  Facebook page Judith Glue Shop and The Real Food Cafe. Evening Table bookings are advisable to book Tel. 01856 87 4225 or e-mail  info@judithglue.com
During the summer from Mon - Sat after 2.30pm Evening Specials are posted up on our facebook page - The Judith Glue Shop and The Real Food Cafe
Tel. 01856 87 4225 or e-mail us at info@judithglue.com if you wish to book an evening table after 5pm in the summer season. 
More pictures of The Real Food Cafe and our lovely home baking and local food can be found here.
Judith Glue and The Real Food Cafe/Restaurant (licenced)
25 Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH 
Tel (+44) 01856 874225 info@judithglue.com
Open 7 Days a week

January February  March April  May
Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
Sunday - 10am- 6pm

June   July   August 

Monday- Saturday 9am - 10pm
Sundays 10am - 6pm
begin to mid September
Monday- Saturday 9am - 10pm
Sundays 10am - 6pm
 mid to end of September
Monday- Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday and Saturday 9am - 10pm

Sundays 10am - 6pm

October - November - December
Monday - Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday and Saturday 9am - 10pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm


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