Picky Cafe


The Pickaquoy Centre will be reopening on Monday, 2 November. As we are operating a phased approach, Picky Cafe will not be reopening in the initial stages. We will keep you informed of any changes to the cafe on our website and social media channels. For a full list of services that will be available in the initial reopening phase, please visit our Reopening Plans page.  


Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday 0930 - 1800  
Sunday 1000 - 1600  

Serving a delicious morning menu from 9.30am (from 10am on Sundays) with cold and hot breakfast options, what better way to start your day!


Refuel your senses in the Picky Café. It's the ideal place to meet with friends, indulge in a well earned cake after a fitness class, or take the family for an affordable lunch.

The Picky Café is centrally  located within the Centre. A modern café serving a large range of meals and snacks such as soup, sandwiches, wraps, salads, paninis, baked potatoes, burgers, main meals and a children’s menu. We serve cake and buns from local baker, Karen's Cakes, offering a selection of different flavours including vegan and gluten free options.

There will be 2 different soups on offer daily and there will always be a vegetarian option.

Gluten free bread (brown and white), gluten free wraps, dairy free butter and soya milk available.


We cater for conferences, meetings, workshops or parties and can accommodate all ranges of sizes and needs. We can also offer private meals and buffets. Contact Hospitality & Events Manager Kerry Leask with enquiries. 

We are a proud member of Taste of Orkney. 

If you've enjoyed your experience at the Picky Cafe, please vote for us for the Best Of Awards under the following categories:

  • Best Cafe or Tearoom
  • Best Takeaway Meal
  • Best Kids Meal

You can cast your votes here www.orkneyfoodanddrink.com/vote. We look forward to serving you again.