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Mareel

Mareel Gutters Gaet | Gutter's Gaet, Lerwick ZE1 0WQ, Scotland
+44 1595 745500
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Fabulous modern cinema in great arts centre

Modern cinema, great seats, good movie snacks available in this lovely arts centre. Good range of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CaitUK
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UK
Movie Heaven

When you want to watch a movie, this single venue steps up to your excellent experience. Reserved... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
633seeker75
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Vancouver, Canada
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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, broadcast facilities and a cafe bar with free high speed wi-fi internet access. Mareel provides a year round programme of film, live music, education and other performance events. It is a hub and a focus for the creative communities not just in Shetland but beyond, and a catalyst for the creative industry sector in Shetland.
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“cafe bar” (4 reviews)
“film festival” (3 reviews)
“great cinema” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mareel Gutters Gaet | Gutter's Gaet, Lerwick ZE1 0WQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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.

Thank 633seeker75
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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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)

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

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

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

Thank lucyuk2016
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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

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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.

Thank Polly B
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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).

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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

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible from central Lerwick. Near Shetland Museum and Hay Dock Restaurant. Movie schedule for month available. Friendly staff. Helpful. Great cinema seats. Prices a wee bit more expensive than in my home country SA, but still reasonable.

Thank Riana-22
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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi Rianna-22. thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. We're really glad you enjoyed your visit to Mareel. All the best, Esther (Marketing)

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Went to see some live music here when on holiday in the area but there is so much going on at this modern, purpose built facility including cinema, art exhibitions, performance spaces, workshops and a nice cafe and bar. Right on the waterfront at Lerwick,...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Nice little cinema playing a great movie. Up to date movies which i didnt expect in a small place like this.More

Thank hein s
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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Mareel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Hi Hein S, thanks for taking the time to leave us a nice review, we may be small but we try and get all the new releases as they come out, I'll pass on your kind comments to our cinema programmer. All the best Esther...More

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