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The New Harbour Cafe

2 Merran Moads, Lerwick ZE1 0LL, Scotland
+44 1595 695271
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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2 Merran Moads, Lerwick ZE1 0LL, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The veggie breakfast remains excellent value. Still worth searching out if you are in Lerwick as it isn't the easiest place to find but a good honest cafe.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I had time in Lerwick before a connecting bus and ferry, and wouldn't have considered the New Harbour but for the reviews on TripAdvisor. They weren't wrong, excellent value breakfast.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 10 October 2017

THis place is a little way from the town centre on the way to the harbour. called in because we'd looked at several places for coffee in the town and they were either full or looked better from outside than inside- there don't seem to...More

Thank SueP186346
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had just come off the boat, not having had breakfast, and chanced upon this place in the middle of Lerwick. It is everything you expect from an old-school working man’s caff. Beans, eggs, bacon, sausage, tomato, mushrooms and a nice cuppa char. Cash only...More

2  Thank Tom_Pandelaere
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were traveling up to Out Skerries using the Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry & needed somewhere to have a breakfast/meal either side of our ferry journeys. This is a great cafe for a breakfast - lovely cheap food & friendly staff. It didn't open until...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

i like the harbour cafe when i am on shetland its a no frils cafe where you get a good breakfast that wont break the bank and friendly staff

Thank toytownnorth
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It is a cheap and cheerful cafe but I can not fault the standard of the food and the prices are really cheap. The service and friendliness were so good I sought it out for further visits.

Thank Celt141
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

For what it is it's a nice working mans cafe. Breakfasts are good. Staff pleasant. Some lunch food is microwaved. Note from them don't present macaroni to the customers in the shape of the microwave box. Give it a stir! In all a good place...More

Thank Fraser C
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Famished and in need of fish n chips, STAT!!! We were in Lerwick on a coach holiday to visit Shetland having never been, the hearty breakfast was never going to sustain us on such a busy, active holiday. So it has to be fish n...More

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A good English breakfast with everything you need. The coffee was only instant and the location may have seen better days . Overall nice experience

1  Thank Endre B
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Chip K
4 April 2016|
Response from Chip K |
OK, I found it (I think). It is not located at the address listed here, nor where it is indicated on Google maps. It is located on Esplanade, between Thule Bar and Clydesdale Bank. You can just see it on Google maps street... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Merran Moads, Lerwick ZE1 0LL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 695271
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