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Food and restaurants in Lerwick

Top restaurants

Café
“Great for breakfast on arrival with sea views. Tesco’s is just across the road for getting supplies.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scottish Restaurant
“A friendly atmosphere with a bar upstairs and live music often available. Downstairs a lovely restaurant offering original fish/meat/vegetarian dishes using locally sourced ingredients.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Lovely light and airy restaurant upstairs in the Shetland Museum on the waterfront. Huge windows with great views over the historic Hay's Dock, complete with picture-perfect traditional fishing boats. Fresh, local produce - snacks, lunch - 'Mootie Moose' menu for children. Fine dining in the evening. Tip: Go for the Pre-Theatre menu (lighter food and lighter on the purse!) Thursday to Saturday 5-6pm then wander across to Mareel nearby for a film, concert or drinks. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Our favourite Lerwick fish & chip shop! The Fort serves mouthwatering fresh fish caught by local fishing boats. Eat in the café or take away. Popular with locals so there can be queues at time but doesn't take long and worth the wait! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A lovely setting with views over the sea, and a comfortable friendly restaurant with a varied menu. ”
  • 1 local recommends
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Cafes

Café
“still the best coffee in town just off Commercial Street Lerwick. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“my favourite shop for unique gifts or things for myself, and Shetland stuff.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Scottish Restaurant
“A friendly atmosphere with a bar upstairs and live music often available. Downstairs a lovely restaurant offering original fish/meat/vegetarian dishes using locally sourced ingredients.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Lovely light and airy restaurant upstairs in the Shetland Museum on the waterfront. Huge windows with great views over the historic Hay's Dock, complete with picture-perfect traditional fishing boats. Fresh, local produce - snacks, lunch - 'Mootie Moose' menu for children. Fine dining in the evening. Tip: Go for the Pre-Theatre menu (lighter food and lighter on the purse!) Thursday to Saturday 5-6pm then wander across to Mareel nearby for a film, concert or drinks. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Our favourite Lerwick fish & chip shop! The Fort serves mouthwatering fresh fish caught by local fishing boats. Eat in the café or take away. Popular with locals so there can be queues at time but doesn't take long and worth the wait! ”
  • 2 locals recommend