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The Dowry

98 Commercial Street, Lerwick ZE1 0EX, Scotland
+44 1595 692373
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
2 days ago
“A superb lunch”
3 days ago
“Good coffee in the centre of Lerwick”
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98 Commercial Street, Lerwick ZE1 0EX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

I get that the place is a novelty and the food is good. But as a first time visitor in Shetland, I felt that only the rich looking senior sailor type of a customer is welcome in this place. I'll summarise our experience below: -...More

2  Thank Liga2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

As busy as everywhere else, but the menu here made us stay and wait for a table. The staff were very efficient and our lunches were great - large portions, tasty and well presented. We would definitely recommend eating here.

2  Thank scott_ohara
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good coffee in a new cafe bar in the centre of Lerwick with friendly staff (see pic) and a nice buzz...

1  Thank Chris I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely new place opened on main Street. Good food and choice of drinks. Reasonably priced. It would benefit with more seating area, pre-book before going it's always busy. Good choice of gluten free choices. Lovely staff, It's a little gem

Thank Kesi_23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here on a Friday in July. There is an extensive lunch menu, our soup and sandwiches were excellent. The restaurant has modern decor and a good atmosphere, with a harbour view. On this first visit, although the place was busy, we managed...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice modern restaurant which is a nice change for Lerwick and just what it was needing. Lovely modern decor with a great selection of drinks and absolutely fantastic food! The scallops and lamb loin were amazing! Will definitely be going again soon.

Thank scottybjj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only called in here for drinks and the view from the window seats over the Harbour. A good choice of Beers, Lagers & Ciders and a wonderful atmosphere

Thank 278Staffs_food_lover
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been lucky to visit the Dowry three times since it opened On each visit we have had excellent customer services, all staff are very friendly, smiley and knowledgeable on the produce they are selling. Great food with each visit Fab coffee Wir lasses were...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely coffee and gorgeous cakes/ scones if you can get a booth brilliant views too of the the harbour.

1  Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, the food is delicious. The surroundings good. The wait staff are fine. Why I offer one star is that I found the manager/management unsympathetic to small children. If your kids are under 5 and unable to sit like robots at a table for...More

Thank Dharma b
Stuart F, Owner at The Dowry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Liz and Chris, I'm saddened to hear you found yesterday's entire experience so bad that you've found it necessary to rate The Dowry as 1 Star. Firstly, for the record, can I just state that we very much view ourselves as a family friendly...More

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Commercial Street, Lerwick ZE1 0EX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 692373
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