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Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
01595 695515
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This restaurant is at The Shetland Hotel
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Waterfront Bar and Grill at The Shetland Hotel has a wide choice of...
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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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Evening meal

An enjoyable experience. The place was very busy, so they could perhaps have done with a couple more staff, but we did not have to wait tool long for service. Food was good. Portions adequate. Children;s menu very limited, and did not look too appetising when it arrived, but it was eaten.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Bobby B
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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Shetland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Have eaten here a few times in the last year, but on the most recent occasion I have to say the food was perfect! Starter, main and dessert were all spot-on, and I think our table of five all agreed. Portion sizes may be a tad smaller than other places, but it meant I could manage three courses without feeling... More 

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shetland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is an excellent place to dine very nice staff when we visited, and the food was fantastic couldn't fault it atall, the waiter was very accomodating although our table was reserved at lunch time he let us choose another table :) 02/05/2015

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

An enjoyable experience. The place was very busy, so they could perhaps have done with a couple more staff, but we did not have to wait tool long for service. Food was good. Portions adequate. Children;s menu very limited, and did not look too appetising when it arrived, but it was eaten.

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Scotland
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We were here for a large family occasion and at the last minute we had one more guest whom it was too late to book in advance for. The staff were so helpful and it was no problem to add an extra table and shift things around for us. Everybody was more than happy with the service, varied menu and... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Good food. Friendly staff. Excellent decor. On middle floor but accessible by elevator. 4 different types of chips! I had steak & ale pie which was lovely. Desserts were very impressive.

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We had a very leisurely lunch here, in December. The food was lovely and nicely cooked. The waiter was friendly and helpful and said there was no rush, so we stayed 4hrs! At no time did we feel we were out staying our welcome and had a very relaxing experience. We were initially offered a table at the window, but... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quick lunch, food very good, well made but I thought portions were a wee bit small for the price. Still I'd go back and have another go. Staff were very good, bit slow which seems to be a Shetland thing

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Scotland
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had always been put off this place by the communist country façade, and can't say I was enthused about going there when it as suggested by some friends of ours. I eat my words. Inside everything is very tasteful and the food was impeccable ( and you don't often hear me say that). A couple of things for improvement... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: 01595 695515

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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.
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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