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Waterfront Bar & Grill

Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
01595 695515
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Ranked #14 of 27 Restaurants in Lerwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Waterfront Bar and Grill at The Shetland Hotel has a wide choice of lunch and dinner options from an exyensive menu of contemporary informal dining; the website has the latest menu online at all times, with daily specials in addition.
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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Have been here three times now the food is really tasty and very well presented the problem we have had each time is the customer service, Twice we did not booked and were made to feel like an inconvenience even though we were told we did not have to book on calling to book! The staff are friendly enough but... More 

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Dubai
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Located insidethe Shetlands Hotel opposite Halmsgrove ferry terminal in Lerwick town on the Shetlands Islands. Bar and Wide range of a la carte food - no buffet though Do try the black pudding starters Good range of desserts including chocolate brownies and strawberry panna cota If you are going with a group you should make a booking Closes relatively early... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Definitely one of the more scenic places to eat out. Get a seat near the windows and the view is breath taking over the sea with the seals just lazing in the background. Service was prompt and courteous, Food was amazing too I recommend the burger... Well worth a visit .

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Visited the Waterfront Restaurant in the Shetland Hotel on a spur of the moment decision, and it turned out to be a very good decision. The starter of black garlic chicken was very good and was a really nice dish. The best though was the sirloin steak which was cooked to perfection and just melted in the mouth. The salad... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

rather disappointing, very american roadhouse, lot's of steaks and burgers, the menu looked as though it was designed for a little chef, all in all, not impressed:(

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Scotland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had dinner here on Friday night. On arrival restaurant was pretty busy - usually a good sign. Was seated straight away and attended to almost immediately. Food was ok, nothing too special. Steak was cooked medium rare but a little tough. Chips were fine as was the salad. Surroundings are nice, modern and airy although a little dark for me... More 

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Lerwick
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Waterfront is part of the Shetland Hotel and the restaurant (as it used to be) was the weak link in the Hotel. Since the major re-vamp 2 or 3 years ago it is now one of the best eateries in Lerwick. Please pay no attention to the Trip Advisor rankings - they don't make the slightest sense - sometimes... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Have been here for a meal twice, due to it being someone else's choice. The menu has not changed since it opened, the staff struggled to understand what we were saying, food took 35 minutes to come to the table and one of us got the wrong meal, once we returned it it took another 20 minutes for their meal... More 

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Den Helder, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went for a change of scenery during our stay. The food was as can and may be expected of a venue like this restaurant; quality was nice enough, presentation a bit bland, prices ok. But getting a table at short notice is very difficult even though not all tables are full. Probably a shortage of staff.

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Pringle, South Dakota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I got the fillet from the menus. I ordered medium rare, and it was cooked more toward medium. It was tasty though. The chips included were very good. I got the double fried chips. Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside. Try the local beer. I had 'White Wife'. Very good.

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Additional Information about Waterfront Bar & Grill

Address: Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
Phone Number: 01595 695515
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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