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Monty's Bistro - CLOSED

5 Mounthooly Street, Lerwick ZE1 0BJ, Scotland
+44 1595 696555
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
7 Jul 2015
“Monty's Done...”
14 Mar 2015
“So worth a visit”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Mounthooly Street, Lerwick ZE1 0BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Monty's is no more. It had just closed before our last trip in May, apparently because the owner was fed up of struggling to run one of the only fine dining establishments in Shetland and not seeing his kids any more. Shame, as we had...More

Thank PSA F
Reviewed 15 March 2015

In Lerwick for the weekend and Monty's had been recommended from the Lonely Planet Scottish Islands publication. We were just delighted with our visit as it is such a friendly and welcoming establishment and the Staff are so hardworking. Food excellent and our choice of...More

1  Thank Tricia L
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Had a lovely family lunch at Monty's altohugh very busy staff and managment always polite and very helpfull, relaxing and enjoyable seating roomy and cozy, from harsh weathers outside, food is AMAZING tasty as... Mmmm a got to try at anytime romantic or family visits,...More

2  Thank Marlyn w W
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We spent a week in Lerwick and went to a number of restaurants. Monty's stood out for us as being the best, and was the one we returned to. A good range of dishes, good helpings, and so tasty.

2  Thank Alex A
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We went to Monty's a little after 5pm and so they still had the lunch menu. The food was good but I would consider it a bit pricey considering it was a lunch menu. I had the braised beef, which was delicious, and paid £11....More

2  Thank Latinashortey18
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Had lunch here. The food was good but the portions were small. I considered the prices high for the type of place it was and the portion size.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 9 February 2015

The food here has always been excellent. They change the menu from time to time, and it looks a little limited, but there were a couple of dishes we fancied, and they were great. We shared a starter, which was really plenty for 2, declined...More

1  Thank JacquiandJohn
Reviewed 4 February 2015

having just spent 2 weeks in Lerwick i can say this was the best place i ate,i actually visited 3 times during my stay and each tim the food was fantastic, it's not the cheapest but it is certainly the best.

2  Thank RichardJSimmons
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Ok, I have just had one of the worst meals of my life. I had the crofters pie, small portion, overlooked & it cost me £11.00! I did not think to take a photo I was so disappointed. My partner had fish cake. Again very...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 25 January 2015

My husband and I went there for his birthday in December, the choice of food is not vast however what we did have was very well cooked and the service was warm and friendly. I have only rated is as average due to the vegetarian...More

Thank KarenB3
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Mounthooly Street, Lerwick ZE1 0BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 696555
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