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Local Shops and Places to Eat

Orkney is proud of it's high quality food and drink.

"There’s a refreshing honesty and authenticity about Orkney’s wonderful produce, from our locally reared premium beef and sustainably fished crab, lobster, scallops and salmon, to our award-winning beers, ice-cream, oatcakes, fudge, cheese, baking and whisky. Quality is the thread that runs through it all and we like to think the standards set by our dedicated and experienced producers are unrivalled"

Orkney Quality Food & Drink

Stromness and further beyond boasts a number of shops, cafes and restaurants selling the best of what Orkney has to offer.   Stromness also has a local Co-op at the North End of the town.


Orkney Fish is a local fishmongers within a couple of minutes walk from Hamn-vagr.  They sell a wide range of fresh fish and Orkney crab. 

This famlly run butchers are suppliers of high quality Orkney produce including the famous Orkney Beef as well as local pork, lamb and homemade specialities.

Family run bakery situated in the heart of Stromness selling a wide selection of bread, rolls, pastries, pies and delicious biscuits.  

Bay Leaf Delicatessen

A popular deli in the heart of Stromness stocking a wide range of artisan cheeses, loose olives, fresh and smoked fish. 

Local Supermarkets

The Co-Op, Ferry Road.  You can get most of your general grocery supplies here (Open 7 days a week 7am - 10pm).


There is a Tesco and Lidl on the Pickaquoy Road, Kirkwall (Open 7 days a week)  

Places to eat in Stromness

Julia’s Café & Bistro on Ferry Road.  Tel: 01856  850904

The Tea Room, 19 Graham Place, Stromness.     

The Ferry Inn, John Street .  Lunch and evening bar meals served daily Tel: 01856 850280. 

The Royal Hotel, Victoria Street.  Lunch and evening bar meals served daily in dining room or lounge bar.  Tel 01856 850342

The Stromness Hotel, Pier Head, Stromness.  Lunch and evening meals served daily in lounge bar: Tel 01856 850298.  

The Hamnavoe Restaurant: 35 Graham Place, Stromness,  Open summer months.  Local produce and seafood restaurant .  Tel 01856 850606 . Neil's Takeaway.  Over winter months.  Tel: 01856 850606. 

Chinese Take Away: Victoria Street, Stromness. Open late. 

On a Saturday evening, The 'Peedie Chippie' van is open on the Stromness Pier, near Stromness Hotel. 

Places to eat in the West Mainland

Merkister Hotel, overlooking Harray loch, Harray

Standing Stones Hotel, Stenness

Smithfield Hotel, Dounby

Orkney Brewery Cafe and Visitor Centre, Quoyloo, Sandwick

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