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Havly Cafe

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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9 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
+44 1595 692100
Today
09:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Shetland
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in at the weekend as this place is bedlam in the week with uncontrolled kids being allowed to run amok. Sad to say that it is no different at the weekend. Noise levels beyond belief with parents sitting idly by whilst their offspring do as they please - little cherubs! There's free wifi, great service, thick sandwiches, paninis, soup,... More 

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Thank evrynameistaken
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with home made food. Always full of home bakes. I had soup with lamb and home made Shetland bannocks it was Fantastic!

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Thank Kesi_23
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We come here on most of our visits to Lerwick very friendly service great food and drinks the waffles are amazing! The only thing that really lets this place down is the state of the toilets! But still definitely worth visiting

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Thank Kathryn L
Bideford, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Just right for coffee and cakes late morning. Clean and tidy, excellent service and good quality food and coffee

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Thank Naishcombe
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My favourite place by far to have my lunch in. The staff is excellent, the food is excellent and the cakes are to die for! Myself, 2 year old daughter and friends with children always choose here as it's so child friendly and welcoming. It's a busy little place too which it quite rightly should be as it's a great... More 

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Thank LerrikLass23
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is my go to place for lunch. I would say that it is by far the only real child friendly cafe going in town. Very spacious so you are able to get the pram in and then also a wee play area in the corner for older children. Family friendly atmosphere. Food is also delish.

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Thank Caa23
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

WOW I love this place it's amazing so family and intimate orientated the whole family loves it staff so nice and friendly the decor lovely light and welcoming the menu so simple a beautifully put together and served fantastically such a nice place can not visit enough Lerwick is lucky to have a place like this ;) a very loyal... More 

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Thank Ben M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Would have liked to eat in, but it was packed, so we bought take-away sandwiches and took them to eat in the grounds of the fort. The bread was really lovely and the portions were generous.

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Thank Strigiform
Shotts, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Have eaten regularly here over the last 26 years, when visiting my daughter & family . Well worth the steep walk up the hill or from the nearby car park. Used by locals & visitors it is always busy at lunch time. The food is very good, and a varied menu to suit all tastes.Service is excellent & friendly ,cheery... More 

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Thank Lamont213
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Always busy - but surely that's a good sign? Known for their soups and fancies, but always have so much more to offer, Havly never disappoints with well prepared delicious food and good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 692100
Description
Family friendly cafe serving snacks, home bakes and delicious coffee. Free wifi.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?