Coronavirus - Local Businesses offering delivery and/or takeaway services, and general shops - listed in areas and split between groceries and food establishments.

 Updated 12th June 3.30pm

Local Businesses offering delivery and/or takeaway services listed in areas and split between groceries and food establishments.

New section added - all other businesses that are offering deliveries or home services and essential businesses that are open. 

(This list is not definitive, it is meant to help the local community during this time, if you would like your business to be added to this list then please email




Seaview Stores - 01856 731209



Dounby butcher (they also have extra items during this time) – 01856 771777



Deerness Stores - 01856 741208



J.F.M Groat – 01856 701273



Bruce's stores01856 872035 - Our full deli is available for delivery including home made ready meals, sandwiches, paninis, hot rolls. We also have available to be included in your deliveries: Range of local Butcher Meat, Bakery goods, Milk, Extensive fresh fruit & vegetables, Groceries, Our full range of Alcohol including all your local favourites (proof of ID required on delivery) Email us on

(All orders must be recieved by 16:00 the day before delivery)

The Bruce’s kitchen app is now LIVE and ready for orders (login to to access the App).

As of Monday 1st June our opening hours are as follows:

Monday-Saturday 07:15-19:30
Sunday 11:00-17:00
Please note we will be open for the full day now with no closed periods.

We will continue to provide free deliveries to those who require it with some slight changes:

Kirkwall Monday- Saturday (£10 min order)
West Mainland- Thursday (£25 min order)
East Mainland- Weds & Friday (£25 min order)

All orders in by 4pm day before delivery.

Any orders below the minimum order value will incur a £3 delivery charge, this will help make it viable for us to continue to provide the service, thanks for your understanding.

To help maintain social distancing and for the protection of everybody we have installed a light system at our entrance door to control numbers.

 If it’s green please come in 
 If it’s red please wait 

The staff can change the lights safely from behind the counter.


Donaldsons of Orkney ( Butchers – (will deliver further available if possible) 01856 872641 or email 

Some rules we're having to put in place are..

1.Kirkwall: Mon-Sat
2.Holm-Tankerness-Dearness: Mon and Thursday.
3.over the barriers: Tuesday
4. West Mainland: Wednesday
5. Orders in by 11am for same day delivery.
6. Pies and fish to be pre-ordered before Friday
7.We will just be making 4 kinds of fancy sausage: Pork Cheese and chutney, Pork leek and apricot, Pork pear and black pudding, Porkie Hornes

Thank you to our great customers for their support and understanding !

Frozen Food Centre –01856 872756

Delivery available please get in touch.  We will try to deliver on the same day if possible!


Kirkness & Gorie - We deliver a wide range of cheese, wine and deli goods throughout Orkney, Monday to Friday. See our Facebook page or our website for a full list of what is available, and how to order: Orders received before 11am are usually delivered that afternoon.

Our shop on Broad Street is currently closed so we can concentrate 100% on our Home Delivery Service.

UPDATED ORDER FORM OUT NOW! Have a browse via our website over the weekend and we'll be back on the delivery trail on Monday.

Meanwhile: stay home and/or stay safe. And above all, stay sane!


Orkney Shellfish - Orders now being taken for delivery next week, Brown crab £2/kg, Scallops £5/kg, Lobster £15/kg.

When placing an order please email,

Provide name, address, post code and telephone number.
BACS payments only. An invoice will be emailed with bank details for payments.
Minimum order £10. Payment on day of delivery please.


Ortak's Grocery Shop

We offer free delivery, with the help of volunteers, and have quite a comprehensive basic stock of supplies.

You can phone or email your orders (email : , a price list will be sent,  or telephone 873201 )

They will deliver to anywhere on the MAINLAND



We will continue to answer phones out-with these times for orders etc (873669) - email ( and messenger orders also remain unaffected by these changes. You can also pick up click and collect anytime during the day.

Please - please - please. Keep my staff safe by using our FREE delivery service.

Kirkwall Monday - Saturday, East Tuesday and Thursday, West Wednesday and Friday.
We ask for 48 hrs notice. You can phone us on 873669, email or message us on here.

As phase 1 of the relaxation of lockdown commences later this week, we are trying to be open for most of the time from 25/05 onwards.

7.30am-9pm Monday - Friday
8.30am-9pm Saturday
10am-9pm Sunday

* Our Post Office will be open during these hours *

We are operating a max of 3 people in the shop policy as well as reminding you to keep at least 2m from other customers and staff.
There is sanitiser at the door for you to use and we encourage the use of facemasks when in the shop.


Rendalls Bakery 01856 872266 

Our opening hours are Monday-Friday 10am-2pm and Saturday 10am-12pm.  Orders can be collected during shop opening hours.

48 hours is required on all orders whether collection or delivery please.

We are live!!! Visit to order our goods online! 

Before the Coronavirus pandemic we had starting producing a website to offer a ‘Click & Collect’ online ordering service to our customers.

We have now managed to get it going and are very pleased we can now offer a CLICK & COLLECT and KIRKWALL/ST OLA DELIVERY on our website, Tuesday to Saturday every week. 

The deadline for ALL ORDERS is 4pm two days before
So for example if you want to order for Wednesday, it will have to be with us by 4pm on Monday.
Thanks for you understanding with this, we need this time to prepare to be able to provide this service.

We are absolutely still delivering to the West Mainland on a Wednesday and East Mainland on a Friday (but not through the website), so please continue to phone or email in the usual way. 

Thank you so much for everyone who is continuing to support us, We hope you will find this service useful. Also thank you to Orknet for making this happen! Happy browsing!! 

P.s Keep an eye over the weekend for new shop opening times


The Brig Larder - Jollys of Orkney – 01856 872417 and Craigies – 01856 861216

The brig larder is closed at the minute but Jolly's remains open.

Hello everyone hope you are all doing well, just a reminder that we are still open at the shop in Hatston from 10 - 4 from Monday to Friday (Saturday 10 - 2). We are also doing home deliveries throughout the week so don't hesitate to get in touch by phone, email or message on Facebook cheers!

01856 872417


William Shearer01856 873189

*** Customer Reminder ***

Back Store Opening times: MON - SAT 9am- 5pm

Front Shop (Victoria St Access Only)
MON - FRI 1pm - 4pm and SAT - 10am - 5pm

Please follow Guidelines and instore notices

**COVID 19 UPDATE** We are currently experiencing an exceptionally high demand for orders deliveries and collections. We therefore need to request a minimum of 48 hours notice for all orders. This will allow us time to deal with everyones orders and maintain stock levels. Just in, Bonnie Plants... if you wish to add them to your order or delivery please be specific.

We will continue to take orders and offer free Delivery to KIRKWALL , ST OLA , ORPHIR and Now TANKERNESS. - You may also wish to place an order and collect it from the back store.

A very kind member of the public has offered to drop off Deliveries in Harray on a Monday Wednesday and Friday on his way home. This gentleman has a estate car so large items may be limited.

Email Orders to:


Williamsons – Tel:01856 873 986

Butcher meat and ready meals – delivering all over Orkney Mainland please email all enquires to

We are closing our front shop and doing DELIVERIES ONLY for the safety of customers and Staff.  Remember no order is too small it doesn't need to be huge, we will deliver free any where on orkney mainland.


Papa Westray

Papay Community Co-operative - Papay Shop doors are currently closed to the public but we are still working and able to take grocery orders by email or phone between 10-12 noon from Monday-Friday and Saturdays 3-5.

Please put in your orders by phone during shop hours (644 321) or by e-mail (

We will contact you when your shopping is ready for collection or please let us know when ordering if you need home delivery.



Isbister Bros- 01856 841525 - offering deliveries of groceries all over as far as Kirkwall. We are still open for deliveries of coal and gas. Our HGV drivers are still out delivering essentials all over the island to suppliers. We will help anyone who may need assistance, not see anyone stuck. - or coal and gas orders also online at

***we will extending our OFFICE opening hours to Monday-Friday, 8am until 5pm and Saturday, 10am until 5pm. Feel free to give us a ring anytime between these hours.***

The SHOP opening hours will remain at 10am-3pm to allow us to process the orders for delivery.

Please be aware that the phone lines are very busy and you may not get through first time as the office is not fully staffed at present. Alternatively you can e-mail us at

Order for groceries, coal/gas etc can be placed through our online shop at

We can now take your orders for all products from Argos, Rendalls, Eviedale Bakehouse (Wed and Fri delivery only), E Flett, and Orkney Fish.

We are asking for orders to be in by 11am 2 days prior to delivery/collection to allow us and the supplier to prepare your orders. 

Over this next week we will be continuing to add to this list with goods from Williamsons, Jollys and more!

please click here to see the updated order/delivery process



Marion's Shop, Rousay is open for business. Opening hours are Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Sundays 2 to 4 p.m.
Only one person in the shop at any one time please, if there is a green card on the door you can enter, if a red card, please wait until the customer leaves to ensure the correct distances are maintained.
If you are self-isolating or cannot get to the shop for any reason phone or email Marion on 821365 (email and Marion will do her best to accomodate delivery.  Please note all deliveries must be within 48 hours notice.  The shop will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.



Sanday Community Shop
Orders, large or small can be placed by email: or telephone: 600483 or 07547625468 or a written list sent to the shop. 

We’ve decided to go ahead and change to our usual summer opening hours now that May has arrived. So we’ll be open 9.00am - 8.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday and 1.00- 4.00pm Sunday’s.
On Tuesdays and Fridays we will use the extra hours to hold ‘one on one’ shopping between 6.00 and 8.00pm during which time shoppers will be allowed in just one at a time and there will be just a single member of staff, ensuring maximum ‘social distancing’ for customers.


Sinclair General Stores Sanday -

Photographs and videos of all our shelves are on our Facebook page to help you to make a list. Phone us on 01857600312, Email us on, PM. the SHOP facebook page by 3pm.  Deliveries will be left in your safe place by arrangement.
• Please don’t ask us to deliver small amounts every day, the system will reach breaking point. Try to stick to one or two deliveries per week.

REVISED OPENING HOURS – 9-5 MON – SAT effective immediately(chnages to shopping arrangements on WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS).

All hygiene arrangements remain unaltered. We are sterilising contact points and deep-cleaning regularly.
• We'd STILL like two people in the shop at a time because there will be at least one member of staff shopping for orders too.
• We STILL invite elderly and vulnerable people to shop on Sunday morning 10am-12noon.
• We’re STILL offering private shopping by arrangement for those shopping for extended family and neighbours, and NHS staff/carers.
• We’re STILL doing pickup and delivery every day all areas.

However, we now have sufficient staff to open from 9am – 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am – 4pm Sunday.



Thomas Sinclair & Balfour Bakery, Shoreside, Shapinsay - 01856 711300 - Sorry to keep changing things, things but we are no longer open to the public.  Home delivery only.

Good morning! Just a reminder that Wednesday and Friday are really busy so if you can avoid phoning or coming in on those days that would be a big help! The post office IS open for urgent business, but if it can wait, that would be a great help!
If you would like an order for, please contact us on

Sorry, please note change to telephone order time:

From now on, the time for telephone orders is between 10am and 12pm. This is to allow us to start processing delivery orders earlier.
Please ring Lynsey on 711 717 between 10AM AND 12PM.

A reminder of order deadlines:
Pre-orders for fresh goods i.e. Bakery products, Butchers Products, Jollys Fish, Orkney Milk, less common fruit & veg. need to be with us by Friday for Wednesday delivery & by Monday for Friday delivery.
If you want to order chilled goods such as yogurt, cheeses, Co-op Chickens etc. please do so by the Tuesday before as these have a 7 day lead time.
PLEASE allow at least 24 hour notice for everything else
We try and keep basics in stock but early orders are helpful for stock ordering.


Hello Everyone, we’d like to introduce you to our new online ordering method here This should be replacing email & phone orders where at all possible.  No payments are dealt with on here and will be dealt with by your normal method at the shop.  You can see more of what is available here and we hope you find it easy to use.

Thank you again for your continued support and patience.


St Margarets Hope

B Doull & Son - 01856 831230

The Old Trading Post - 01856 831225 

Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we have to reduce our opening hours.
Please note that for the moment the Post Office will only be open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Saturday.
We will be on site from 8am to 6pm to receive and sort out orders and deliveries, and will be happy to serve shop customers during that time.
Both shop and Post Office will remain open on Sundays from 10am to 6pm.  Please note that, with immediate effect, a maximum of 5 customers will be allowed into the shop at any time, to allow for easier social distancing while shopping.

We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.


Murray Arms Hotel-01856 831 205

Available on Friday and Saturday nights!

The Murray Arms Takeaway Menu for this weekend from 16:30 - 20:00
Due to high volumes of bookings, we have decided to start a bit earlier each evening at 16:30 instead of 17:00.
Check our Facebook page for This Week's Special!
We have finally settled on a Burger and Chicken Burger now and we are pleased to say that Craigie's Butchers will be supplying these for us.               We try to use local produce as much as possible so are delighted that Craigie's can do this.

Phone 831205 to book your slot - we look forward to seeing you.



Bayleaf Delicatessen - •S U P P L Y U P D A T E•

There are currently 3 ways to shop with us:

1) Come into the shop when you need to get out for essential items. Current opening hours are still 10am-5.30pm Monday to Saturday, 3 people only in the shop at any one time. Please shop alone where you can to support this limit.

2)Pre-order for a quick collection. Collections Monday to Saturday. Order cut off for same day collection is 2pm, by phone or email. 
The only exception is for collection on a Saturday and Monday- please have orders emailed by 2pm Friday, or phoned through by 2pm Saturday. We can’t guarantee that email will be monitored Saturday, Sunday or Monday morning, and email orders may be missed in this period of time.

3)Home delivery in and around Stromness for those who are unable to get out. 
Delivery days and cuts off times for orders are: 
Monday- Cut off by email 2pm Friday, by phone 2pm Saturday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - Cut off 2pm, phone or email

Please preferably email to place any orders for a quick collection, or for Stromness delivery if you are unable to get out. Or call 851605.

Plan ahead, only come out when you need to, and keep yourself and others safe.


E Flett Butcher - 01856 850309 - We would like to thank you for your custom during the restrictions imposed to protect us all from the coronavirus.  We will do our best to get your orders to you as soon as possible but only so many orders can be made up and delivered in a day, so orders may be rolled over to the next day depending on demand. There are 3 ways to place orders, by phone, by email or through messenger. Orders can be collected from the table at the back door but we ask you to please respect the 2 meter social distancing rules.

Our country deliveries will now be; Tuesday - Sandwick, Quoyloo, Birsay, Harray; Thursday; Orphir, Stenness, Firth, Evie, Rendall. You can order by phone (8am - 2pm) email or messenger anytime. Deliveries round Stromness are daily as usual.


Argos Bakery (Also lots of groceries and not just bread) - 01856 850 245 – also offering deliveries to the west mainland on a Friday.

they also have daily updated on their facebook page, just click on the link and find daily updates.

*Retail Shop Update*

Opening hours for each shop are as follows -
Cairston and Kirkwall 8am-2pm Monday-Friday
Victoria Street, 9am-4pm (closed 1pm-1:30pm) Monday-Saturday

We will be reviewing this all the time and will update you of any changes. We look forward to having our Cairston Shop open again.




Ebenezer Stores – 01857 616339

M.A. Williamson – 01867 616255



J C Tulloch – Delivery to the whole of Westray – 01857 677 373 – or email 

Appointment shopping available, the appointments will be available at the following times Monday to Saturday: 09:00, 09:20, 09:40

This needs to be booked in advance and you can do so by phoning 373 or emailing

***Could we maybe ask a small favour: ***
Where possible, If you could provide any large orders the night before it enables us to pick the orders in the morning when the shop is closed & help keep the shop as empty as possible during opening hours.  We can also take telephone orders from 8am-6pm. 
We will then aim to get them all delivered earlier in the day   Don’t worry if not, we will do everything we can to get your deliveries to you as quick as possible.

As we move to the end of the month, just a reminder that we can accept payment for accounts over the phone. If required we can print or email copies of your account.  We have provided a hugely increased credit facility to help with “contactless” deliveries but would appreciate quick settlement at the end of the month to keep it working.

***As mentioned in “happy tauk” our shop hours are changing from today.***

Monday to Saturday 10am-12pm and 1.30pm-6pm.

This hopefully enables more time for people to do their own shopping in line with social distancing.

If you are able within the guidelines, but don’t feel comfortable we also have private appointments available everyday. Just call the shop to book on 373.

Post office services are available the whole time the shop is open and during appointments too. 

Deliveries- We will continue to provide deliveries for those who need it. Through shielding or self isolation due to illness. 

Alternatively you can order your shopping and we can make it ready for collection from the shop.

The methods of working are going to be same for many months so we are trying to find a sustainable solution for everyone. 

Any queries please give us a call on 373 or drop us an email to

A massive thank you again to you all for your continued support and understanding during this times.

Pierowall Fish – Westray – anywhere in Westray – 01857 677471

Skello Shop – 01857 677373 - We gladly DELIVER and offer other services to help you.  Email skelloshop@gmail.comor phone 677 351 with your shopping list or request.  Open Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays 2pm-5pm.

***As of 1st June opening hours will be: Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 2pm-5pm***


W I Rendall - 01857 677389 

Please note a change to our afternoon opening hours starting Monday 25th May. This to allow folk extra time to do their own shopping in line with social distancing guidelines.  We are still happy to provide a delivery service to those who require it due to shielding or self isolating, however, we would like to encourage customers, where possible, to collect their shopping.

10-12 noon and 1.30pm-6pm.


Food Establishments – delivery and/or takeaway


Eviedale bakehouse - 01856 751714 

Eviedale Bakehouse is open Friday-Sunday for takeaway wood fired sourdough pizza 4pm-8.30 pm, pre-booking only for contact free drive thru collection. Just let us know how many pizzas and your ideal time to visit and we will let you know what collection slots are available.

Find our menu in photos on our FB page.




Leigh's – (takeaway) - 07984211893

Our opening hours for this week shall be Tues - Sat 10am - 2:30pm and Sun 10:30am - 2:30pm.



Empire chinese Restaurant (will deliver throughout Orkney) - 01856 872 300


Indian Garden – 01856 875575 

We are open as normal for take away&delivery
(Kirkwall are Free delivery Order must over £25.00)
Click here to


Lucanos - take away only – 01856 875687

An update to our opening hours as part of Corona; We will not be open on Mondays and Tuesdays and will be open between 3pm and 8pm on Wednesdays to Sundays. Following government guidelines we ask for customers to keep two meters apart, thank you!


Dil Se Indian Restaurant Kirkwall - 01856 875242- Free Delivery


The Snak Pot – takeaway and deliveries - 07840 163645 

Our new opening times for collection and deliveries are
Mon - Sat 9.30 - 2.30pm

A Takeaway service is available for Essential/key workers who are out working and you can also phone your orders in for quick collection.

We will deliver any orders within the Kirkwall area to all those who are staying at home! 

Please don’t come out to the van especially!! We are more than happy to deliver!!

We now have a contactless card machine and will have traffic cones set out to help with the social distancing, and of course the essential hygiene requirements.

Please feel free to queue up in your vehicle as this will also help with the social distancing! 


Willows chip shop offering take away service with delivery free over £20 and £2 over £10 order of Chinese food in Kirkwall area, if anybody interested. Order on 01856875371, 07928730631 or 07732588962.



Neils soup kitchen.

Just an update saying we won’t be doing the soup kitchen on Sunday’s but if anyone would really like soup tomorrow we can meet you there if you phone 01856 851226 in advance



Cleaton House – Takeaway meals to local residents – 01856 677540

Businesses that are offering a delivery service or general service at your home – essential business guide

Isle20 – Small businesses in Orkney, who need your support during Covid –19 shop online from the comfort of home.  

Bothy Spa - beauty and wellbeing - self-care boxes to bring the Bothy Spa to your door - 07742 299359

The Quernstone & Quernstone Knitwear  Offering to deliver yarn and related items, games and toys, cards and gifts for all occasions .  Contact be phone – 01856852900 (10am till 1pm) or 01856850221 or email –

Leviathan international - 01856 850395 - willing to help anyone who may need weelies, slippers, work boots, walking boots, waterproofs any kind of clothing/ footwear. We sell all types of Chandlery for anyone who may be fixing up a boat at home or may even still be out fishing. We repair horse rugs etc as well. We are prepared to collect and deliver any of the above.

Reeves Pest Management Services – Deep Clean Service - 01856 731269

Tams books Stromness - free delivery in Stromness – 01856 850585

Stromness Library – Borrowbox – 01856 850907

Wisharts Stromness - New Opening hours- 

Monday to Wednesday we will be open 10-1 and then 2-4, Closed all day Thursday and then open Friday 10 -1 and 2-4 Kirkwall


Kirkwall Bid (Kirkwall Shops) have compiled an excellent guide for Kirkwall, to see what is available in Kirkwall please visit their page

Cycle Orkney - Being classed as an essential business, Cycle Orkney will remain open and has taken precautions to minimise contact with customers entering the shop. If unsure or you need your bike collected, please call ahead on 875777. Remaining open to support keyworkers, NHS staff and for mental health and wellbeing.

Orkney Television Enterprise - 01856 888888- As we’re sure most of you would have seen, Boris announced earlier this evening that we, like many others, have to close until further notice.
We will still be here if you need us, so please contact us if you have an emergency appliance / tv breakdown etc. Contact details can be found below. Take care and stay safe. From Fran, Amanda, Norman and all the staff at OTE.


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