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Burrastow House

Walls, ZE2 9PD , Scotland
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Burrastow House
Ranked #7 of 23 Mainland B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Millville, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My mother and I returned to Shetland in September for a week's stay. We had been to Burrastow two years ago and stayed three nights and it just was not long enough. This inn has everything we look for: beautiful location, fabulous food, and the loving care of an innkeeper who obviously takes what he does very seriously, loves what... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Pierre and Martha quite simply couldn't do more. The food was outstanding and their home is very beautiful with turkish rugs and great areas to chill out. A wood burning stove in the living room, a library and a conservatory together with modern clean bedrooms. All facilities worked well. Just outside the sea and lovely view. The best B and... More

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Liverpool
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This was our second visit to Burrastow House - we had been wanting to return to where we got married 8 years ago and finally made it in August this year as a special treat. It was everything we had hoped for and the Vaila room in the old house with 2 adjoining rooms was perfect for us and our... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Whilst staying in a nearby cottage, we enjoyed a superb and satisfying evening meal at Burrastow House. We were greeted by Pierre who provided a comfortable place with drinks and nibbles where we could relax before dinner and chat with the guests. Our meal was well seasoned, interesting and beautifully presented. It would be a lovely place to return to!

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Canterbury
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We were won over by the homeliness of Burrastow House. The large and elegant room we had looked out over the bay. The first morning we opened the curtains to spot an otter fishing in the bay - great to watch it from the comfort of our room. We walked from the house around the coast - some lovely coastline.... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The location is superb and our rooms were clean and had some quirky and enjoyable adornment. However, the food was grim. A starter of shop bought pasta and a rough and overly acidic pesto with tasteless salad was followed by over cooked fish and potatoes with burnt leeks and "harmless" sauce. The pudding was an overly sweet cake crying out... More

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Urbana, Ohio
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

There are some places where I could stay for weeks and weeks quite happily. Burrastow House is one of those places. Just as I arrived, two otters popped up in the bay a mere hundred feet or so from where I stood at my car door. That set the tone for six delightful days. About an hour drive from Lerwick,... More

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Mid Yell, Shetland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We live in Shetland and always celebrate our wedding anniversary with a short stay at Burrastow; it is very special to us. Pierre Dupont and his staff are always charming and attentive but unobtrusive; the cuisine is outstanding with fresh, mostly locally-sourced produce cooked simply but perfectly - somehow it seems to be better each time we go. Over the... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This was our 2nd visit to Burrastow. Things were just as good this time as last. Superb dinners and breakfasts, and of course the fabulous setting. Pierre is something special when it comes to devising and preparing menus each day. We met several returnees during our stay. All have been seduced by the beautiful environment, excellence of the food and... More

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Compton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

I loved this small hotel: the location is stunning - wildlife and coastal walk at the doorstep. The house is full of charm, the food is exquisite and the proprietor makes you feel like a guest not a client. For example there's no menu but you are treated to a three course superb and freshly prepared dinner. Breakfast of equal... More

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Additional Information about Burrastow House

Also Known As:
Burrastow House Shetland Islands/Mainland
Address: Walls, ZE2 9PD , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Mainland
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Burrastow House gives you a hearty welcome and aims to please you and to make you feel at home. On the remote west side of Shetland you can find spectacular scenery, peace and the ideal refuge for the escapist. The guest house welcomes you with peat fires, a cosy library and all the marvelous food you could want after a day of exploring. ... more   less 

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