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Fort Cafe

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Commercial Street, Lerwick, Scotland
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  • 6
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  • 3
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Had fish and chips in the small seating area. Very enjoyable, fresh haddock, nice chips, well worth a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Lynette P
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Had fish and chips in the small seating area. Very enjoyable, fresh haddock, nice chips, well worth a visit

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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Not sure what all the surrounding this chippy is, Its average at best, certainly not the best in Shetland but not the worst.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Simply put, these are the best flavoured fish and chips ever! Massive portions, so big, I'm afraid we left half of ours - all washed down with DIET Irn Bru. Yummy!!

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Had spent the day travelling up to lerwick and was tired and exhausted upon arriving in lerwick. I was staying at the forr charlotte across the road from here and couldn't resist the smell of chips. I went into the resturant section and ordered fish and chips, with mushy peas. It was one of the best pieces of fish i... More 

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Scotland
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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Go to the Fort Chippy most weeks and never had a bad supper yet, nice and fresh and big portions and friendly staff. 10/10

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Lerwick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

By living in Lerwick, once in a while we go to eat they do the most amazing Chicken Curry either have with chips or rice soooo good. Chips are really tasty i just love Crab sticks in batter you just have to try them.

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SCOTLAND
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A good traditional chip shop where you get a good fish supper with a cup of tea bread and butter if requested, all the food is good and well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best chip shop in town. I always take my family from England there. They agree with me. I haven't had a disappointing chippy from there yet!

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Livingston UK
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Fish and chips not my bag usually, but couldn't resist the aroma of this chippie on a cold February evening. Dashed back to nearby holiday house and tucked in. Brilliantly good. Repeated a couple of days later!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I had a takeaway fish supper here. They serve really good fish with nice chips. Very friendly staff at the counter.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Commercial Street, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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