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Waterfront Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, ,
Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
+44 1595 695515
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“mushy peas” (2 reviews)
“shetland hotel” (10 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
British, Scottish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Food was amazing as always but the service was very poor, members of staff over heard swearing, the waitress putting her hands on the rim on the glasses which is usually the first thing they are taught! Something floating in one of our drinks, erratic...More

2  Thank rosehearts
Reviewed 16 September 2017

One of the worst places I've ever eaten. The service is beyond slow, which could be forgiven if the food was good but everything is overcooked with a huge dollop of coleslaw regardless of whether you ask for it, I will refuse to eat here...More

1  Thank 361k8
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Booked online for a family meal for 4,arrived and told we werent booked in and when i told the manager we booked online she said i was wrong and the site was down,despite me having an email and booking reference from them.Queue a huff and...More

3  Thank megan h
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

After ten minutes waiting on an empty restaurant I was ready to leave, when a waiter came. Order the special of the day roast pork, I do enjoy a good roast, but this was not the case. Maybe it had better days, but it was...More

1  Thank Ontheroad1971
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I was surprised at how good it was. Quite a lot of choice and full bar. Free wifi. Had battered haddock and twice fried chips (in fact there are four chip options on the menu). Fish was excellent. Freshly battered and fried. Outstanding and mushy...More

Thank Isthatyoujohn
Reviewed 10 August 2017

never had a bad experience here and always go here for family occasions ,food always superb, regular changes to the menu , highly recomend

Thank Philandjude108
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Took my kids there as a treat and was their choice. Great selection of food but the menu could do with a bit of a tidy up as it is not that clear. Not the best atmosphere for a romantic meal but great for family...More

Thank Davie-joe
Reviewed 7 August 2017

5 of us dined here on Sunday 6th August. I found the service to be of a very high standard & the quality of the food was excellent - very fresh & decent sized portions. I'd recommend here to anybody.

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

building and decor poor as many others have said, windows in terrible state. shown to our table and waited ages for our drinks order to be taken, shortly afterwards a second waitress came and asked to take our drinks order!!! They then came with 4...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This hotel restaurant is busy during the tourist season. Mostly because of the hotel guests, but also a pretty good reputation locally. Comparing this restaurant to other alternatives in Lerwick, I can understand the locals coming here. However, the total dining experience here, is in...More

1  Thank Frode M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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