The Speldiburn Café offers freshly made lunchtime specials and tasty soups, toasties and paninis along with homemade cakes, soft drinks, teas and lovely Bean Shop coffee. We feature work by local and visiting artists in our gallery and currently stock unique handmade art and craft items by thirteen local producers. The Speldiburn Good As New Shop is onsite as well as a tennis court equipped for bairns and adults.

Summer Opening Hours - from Tuesday 7th May 2024 until further notice


11.00 - 3.00
Wednesday11.00 - 3.00
Thursday11.00 - 3.00
Friday11.00 - 3.00
Saturday9.30 - 11.00 Parkrun breakfast, lunch served 11.45 - 3.00

On Wednesday from 2.00 to 4.00pm, we welcome visitors to the The Living Hub and our Wednesday Social Afternoon. Please visit What's On to find out more about Wednesday afternoons.

• Bookings are welcome • Contact Payment is available • Takeaways available • Contact us 820706 or messsage on our Facebook page

A 20-minute walk from the Bressay ferry and on route to Noss or the local play park, the bright and friendly café is a great stop when visiting Bressay. The Speldiburn GAN Shop is on site along with a community lending library and there’s a multi court outside for youngsters wanting a kick about.

Our current exhibition includes work by three local artists. Lovely pastel drawn animal portraits by Bressay artist Rozzane Perdu. Delicate landscape watercolours by by Shetland artist and cartoonist Smirk and a selection of botanical works by Heather Christie.

The Speldiburn Café was established in 2016 by Bressay Development Ltd, a community organisation who refurbished the former school canteen with funding help from Shetland Islands Council and Awards For All.

Named after a no-longer-visible burn which runs by the school, the Speldiburn was, in its time, well known to locals. A copy of the fiddle tune ‘the Speldiburn reel’, composed by the late Harry Tulloch, a Bressay fiddle player, is proudly displayed in the café.

Home deliveries are available for anyone housebound. To make an order, please contact us.

The Speldiburn Café can cater for group bookings and buffets. Facilities are available for conferences and classes.

Inside Speldiburn Café


The Speldiburn Cafe is available to hire, with catering, for parties and small gatherings.


Event Catering

BD Ltd.’s catering team and the Speldiburn Café can provide catering for parties, meetings and pre-booked lunches.


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