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Mareel

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fantastic cinema experience

I always enjoy a trip to The Mareel to watch films. The seats are really comfy, staff are very... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
ChilledOotTravels
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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
via mobile
Top of the range

Great facilities, super food, cool atmosphere. Goid range of movies. Its own film festival every... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Aluinn
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Cairo
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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“great cinema”(2 reviews)
“arts centre”(3 reviews)
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Mareel is the UK's most northerly music, cinema and creative industries centre, operated by Shetland Arts Development Agency. two cinema screens, rehearsal rooms, a recording studio, education and training spaces, a digital media production suite...more
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Mareel Gutters Gaet | Gutter's Gaet, Lerwick ZE1 0WQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Been several times over this summer to see films but have noticed that most films are a up to a or about a month late from the mainland cinemas, I asked reception why all the films were coming late and got strun some line about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy a trip to The Mareel to watch films. The seats are really comfy, staff are very helpful and friendly and plenty of screenings. There are some fantastic music, comedy and other entertainment at the Mareel too as well as a cafe and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ChilledOotTravels
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Great facilities, super food, cool atmosphere. Goid range of movies. Its own film festival every August!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aluinn
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Modern cinema, great seats, good movie snacks available in this lovely arts centre. Good range of movie titles including latest releases. Thoroughly enjoyed

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

When you want to watch a movie, this single venue steps up to your excellent experience. Reserved seating for all showings: truly civil.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 633seeker75
EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi 633seeker75, thanks for taking the time to leave us such lovely feedback, we are delighted you are happy with your experience here at Mareel and will pass your feedback on to the other staff. All the best Esther (Marketing)

Reviewed 16 May 2018

A great place for coffee and cake in this cinema/theatre complex near the Shetland Museum. Plenty of nearby parking.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pam D
EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi Pam D, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you come back for more coffee and cake soon! All the best Esther

Reviewed 12 February 2018

In Lerwick for Up Helly Aa we attended the Mareel for a food festival...which to be honest...was a bit of a let down. But the venue itself was excellent. Nice bar area and while there we thought we would take in a movie. Lovely service...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Puttmans
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this place a few times on our trip to Lerwick. We found ourselves drawn back to the relaxed friendly atmosphere, whether for coffee and cake, sharing platters and wine or the cinema. You get a good view of the changing weather outside while...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lucyuk2016
EstherRenwick, other at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hi Lucyuk2016 Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. We're really happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Mareel, it's perfect for weather watching with a hot drink and cake! We hope to see you again some time, all the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love coming here. Friendly atmosphere, comfortable seating and some good movies to see. The cafe is very slow but that kinda adds to the calming atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Polly B
EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Polly B, thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review, we're really glad you find Mareel a fun and relaxing place to visit, we hope to see you again soon. All the best, Esther (Marketing).

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Two screens, one quite large, the other tiny. Sound and picture quality excellent. Nice, friendly staff. Café was fine but, if you want a decent meal with varied choice, try nearby Hay's Wharf Restaurant at the Shetland Museum instead. If you get a chance to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gojph
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