The Taversoe is a small family-run inn on the island of Rousay. Situated below the Knowe of Yarso (chambered cairn) we offer panoramic views over the Eynhallow Sound.

Looking out across the tip of Wyre, and past Gairsay, taking in the distant lights of Kirkwall, then the Point of Vastray and along the northeast shores of Orkney mainland to Evie, the Broch of Gurness and finally a glimpse of the elusive island of Eynhallow itself.

We have a small established restaurant offering hot drinks and a selection of good home cooked meals. Vegetarian options are available, and we cater for special dietary requirements. Our dining room overlooks the rear garden and provides fantastic sea views. The house bar boasts an extensive selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and a top shelf of Scottish and Orcadian whiskys.

Opening Hours - Spring Hours 2024 (March 1st to April 30th)

Closed - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Open - Friday 6pm-11pm

Open - Saturday and Sunday 12pm -11pm.

Opening Hours - Summer 2024 (May 1st to September 30th)

Closed - Monday and Tuesday

Open - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3pm-11pm

Open - Saturday and Sunday 11am -11pm.

Maximum capacity is 20. Please phone to book: 01856 821325.

We have four bedrooms available for Bed & Breakfast:

Bedroom 1 - Hunclett - Double/twin en-suite bedroom with sea views, television and tea & coffee making facilities.

Bedroom 2 - Lairo - Double/twin en-suite bedroom with sea views, television, and tea & coffee making facilities. This bedroom has a double and a single bed so can accommodate three people if required.

Bedroom 3 - Ramsay - Double en-suite bedroom with sea views, television, and tea & coffee making facilities. This bedroom is accessible for those with mobility limitations, with a large wetroom en-suite.

Bedroom 4 - Yarso - Double en-suite bedroom with sea views, television, and tea & coffee making facilities.

Our accommodation facilities include a private residents lounge, separate from the bar with sofas, television, dvd and video players. We also offer a selection of local interest books, and novels.

Please call us on 01856 821325 if you require any further information. We look forward to meeting you and making your visit to this enchanting island.....magical.

Double Room, Ensuite Bath and/or Shower, all Bedrooms, Fridge, Garden, Hairdryer, Iron, Lounge, Television, Twin Room, Highchair, Limited Parking
Evening Meal Available, Licensed Bar, Takeaway Food Available, Packed lunches available
Dietary Options
Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Assistance Pet, Pets Welcome
Accessible Toilets, Ramp to Main Entrance, Suitable for Visitors with Limited Mobility, Wet Room or Level Entry Shower, Wheelchair Access Throughout
Baby Changing Facilities, Children's Menu Available, Cot
Rural, Sea/Loch
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