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Victoria's Vintage Tea Rooms


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Victoria's Vintage Tea Rooms is the most northerly tea rooms in Britain, situated on the north end of the Island of Unst. We offer good quality homemade food using only the best local ingredients. Along with a unique, warm and friendly atmosphere with stunning sea views, indoor and outdoor seating, full disabled access and free wifi. We serve an extensive range of teas, as well as quality Italian coffee. We aim to use as much local produce as possible, from Shetland milk to lamb from our own croft. Our bread is fresh from the local Skibhoul bakery, soup is made everyday which is always gluten free. Not forgetting Victoria's range of delicious homemade cakes.
US$5 - US$39
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Drinks
Cafe, British, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When travelling in January this far north you have to be prepared for the fact that catering is few and far between - which we were! But our 2 other stops at cafes had yielded nothing as closed for winter so this was a welcome...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank KatrinaN711
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Little gem in style of old tea rooms. Old style teapots and cups with a range of modern teas and other drinks. Tablecloths and sandwich, cake choices. All you'd expect from that genre. Lovely visit.

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were quite surprised to find this wonderful little place near the edge of the world in northern Unst: great sandwiches, soups, and pastries. When you’re the only place to eat you might cut some corners, but none of that here, it really is quality....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nick M
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is just the most fantastic tea rooms. Where to start. Firstly the setting is beautiful right on the edge of a beautiful beach on a beautiful bay. The building is fresh and modern and clean and decorated with gorgeous vintage pieces mixed with shabby...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Travel_Teddybears
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a pleasant break here. The location is wonderful and the drinks and cakes we had were nice, though not special. It was very nice to have proper cups and saucers and a real tea-pot for a change, but I did feel that it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Betula O
Reviewed 15 September 2018

A truly great experience for that most northerly tea room of the UK, the food was excellent, the waitresses super nice and the place really comfy and beautiful. We made a reservation before going and I would recommend it, the place has a lot of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank DannieBrown
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place with wonderful staff so polite and welcoming Proper coffee and the best cakes in Shetland

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank paul d
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Recommended to us by various friends on Mainland Shetland, it was certainly a delight to find somewhere so pleasant on Unst, which is very remote and obviously not noted for its fine dining ! It is situated in a lovely spot, with panoramic views over...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank TheBuzzard2014
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We've had a great homemade chocolate cake and very good coffee. The room is nicely furnished and there is a small shop next door. If you plan to go there for lunch you should reserve a table, they might be very busy.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Globetrotterin2
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Delicious cakes. Actually open at teatime which it seems is a rarity in Scotland!! Very friendly staff , nice decor

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank bogdana52
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