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Havly Cafe

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9 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
+44 1595 692100
09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The soup here is delicious! Home cooked, thick and and a lovely big bowl of it! I like the home made oatcakes too but they are sweet, i'd like to see a savoury version please :) Not sure if you have Gluten Free bread but would like to see that on your menu. Lovely home made cakes, usually a dairy... More 

Thank Melissa M
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 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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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 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!

Thank Kesi_23
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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

Thank Kathryn L
Bideford, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

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

Thank Naishcombe
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

Thank LerrikLass23
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

Thank Caa23
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Thank Ben M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
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.

Thank Strigiform
Shotts, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
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
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?