Food, Drink & Shopping

There’s lots of places to find great food and drink on Eigg, from Galmisdale Bay Cafe, Bar & Restaurant within An Laimhrig by Eigg’s pier to Lageorna 4**** Restaurant with Rooms in Cleadale on the north west of the island.

Get home-baking and refreshments at Rest and be Thankful in Cleadale, where you can also learn how to felt with felt-artist Libby Galli. Just call in for a bite to eat or telephone 01687 482 404 to book your felt-making class.

The Isle of Eigg Shop stocks a wide range of local produce, fresh fruit, vegetables, chilled and store cupboard foods. Plenty to make a picnic from.

You can buy organic veg and eggs from Eigg Organics, and veg, eggs and soft fruit in season from Chris at Clanranald Cottage on Galmisdale Bay.

Eigg Brewery brews tasty beer from Eigg spring water. Eigg beer is sold in Galmisdale Bay Cafe Bar and Eigg Shop, but you can also enjoy it in the brewery’s taproom, at home, or even brew your own. Opening times vary between summer and winter.

Eigg Craft Shop, also within the An Laimhrig building at the pier, has a wide range of local and other crafts, great books, and artwork.

At the centre of the island you’ll find the Lichen honesty shop, selling home crafted soap and body products.

You can also buy cobweb lace and Eigg-spun yarn dyed from local plants in person or online from Jenny Robertson of Anead Hand Knitwear

Musician Johnny Lynch, aka The Pictish Trail, runs Lost Map Records from Eigg, as well as the occassional Howlin’ Fling Festival. You can buy records, treasured Lost Map bobble hats and more from the Lost Map website.