Cafe & Small Plate Restaurant in the heart of Kirkwall

Twenty One is a small plates cockatil bar located in the heart of Kirkwall, Orkney.

With a unique approach 21 offers a fresh approach to dining, where guests can indulge in a variety of small plates, a variety of dishes made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients that showcase the best of Orkney's rich culinary heritage.

The menu is designed for sharing, encouraging our guests to try a little bit of everything. From crispy calamari to tender lamb kofta, our dishes are made with only the freshest and finest ingredients, sourced from our vast range of local Orkney produce.

As well as our small plate menu & lunch menu Twenty One features two special menus throughout the colder months on a Wednesday & Thursday evening 'Wing it Wednesday' & 'Burger Thursday' resuming then with the small plate menu on Friday & Saturday. In the warmer months, the small plates menu is available most evenings alongside a small plates lunch menu too!

The bar is stocked with a wide range of wines, beers, and cocktails, carefully selected to complement the menu. Whether you're in the mood for a classic gin and tonic or a signature cocktail, our knowledgeable bartenders will craft the perfect drink for you.

If you're a coffee fan 21's very talented & knowledgeable baristas serve the fantastic Glasgow's best 'Dear Green' - also available to takeaway

Whether you're looking to relax after a long week at work, catching up with friends or enjoying a romantic night out theres something for everyone.

Bookings can be made via our booking link or you can also pop us an email

If you're a fan of 21 - make sure to check out our sister business Archive Coffee too!