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Waterfront Bar & Grill

) #7 of 27 Restaurants in Lerwick $$ - $$$ British, ,
Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
+44 1595 695515
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are staying at the hotel and ate here our final night in Shetland. We also ate breakfast here three times. The staff is very pleasant and positive, inquiring several times if we were enjoying our meals. The dinner servings were large and the seafood...More

Thank pnjaban
Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is like a staff canteen inside a very depressing warehouse like building. Service was practically nonexistent as we waited 20 minutes for our drinks, staff member dropped one of the glasses, the (foreign) waitress, when she did finally arrive to take our order...More

Thank girzie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant with great service and good well prepared food. It has a lovely ambience and if you can a table at the window you get a great view across to the Isle of Bressay

Thank EGD44
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Out with a group of friends 4 to 70 year old. there was a good selection of food for all, fair range of Gluten free and a few veggie options too but few of both. Staff were polite and efficient but almost all staff (eastern...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is on the second floor of the Shetland Hotel, a building which is as depressing and drab inside as it is outside - see photo. The food, however, is not bad at all. It is almost that the surroundings, which are straight out...More

1  Thank ValtteriKnelstrom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I ate here with my friend whilst on a short break in Shetland. The surroundings are a little dated, but the food is delicious, and the Portuguese waiter rather nice!! We enjoyed our meal immensely, the portions are huge! I recommend the mussels.

Thank Cowlamprincess
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My favourite place to eat out in Shetland. Always have a lovely meal with good service to boot. The best steak in Shetland by far!

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal. Our one year old was very lively and staff were very tolerant of her. Cookie dessert was yummy. Husband really enjoyed his venison.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked the Shetland Hotel for a Pre-Valentines Day meal as she has to work that night. We have had good meals there in the past and the current Menu (Not the Valentines Day menu) appealed to us as opposed to other local establishments. It...More

1  Thank Scott A
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting for Up Helly A with a group so on a very limited set menu fair enough. Neither of us had a starter, mains okay. Didn't fancy any of the sweets on offer so asked if it was possible for some cheese, no was the...More

2  Thank Howie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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: +44 1595 695515
  • This restaurant is at The Shetland Hotel
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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