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“Superb food”

Hay's Dock Cafe Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 40 Restaurants in Lerwick
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, British, Soups, Scottish, Healthy
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Located in the Shetland Museum and Archives, Hay's Dock Cafe Restaurant offers stunning views over Lerwick harbour and the best local produce, simply cooked and beautifully presented.
Melrose, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Superb food”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We have eaten all over the world but I can honestly say that my scallops,crispy bacon,black pudding,deep fried poached egg and perfectly dressed salad was one of the finest meals I have eaten in 68 years.
Try it !
I loved the staff,young ,attentive,confident,professional and relaxed.
The restaurant was an extension of the museum and Shetland, proud, knowledgeable and confident.

Visited June 2014
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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lunch on Sunday”
Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

Very nice food with a fantastic view looking across the harbour. Visited with 20 clients visiting garden in Shetland. They also liked it.

Visited July 2014
Thank Julia C
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Giffnock, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Very nice Restaurant”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

The Restaurant is situated within the Shetland Museum and overlooks the waterfront. It has a small outside deck area.

We had a very nice lunch here. The food is freshly cooked and use a lot of local ingredients. We had the fish cakes which were very tasty. Prices are reasonable considering it's in one of the main tourist attractions in Lerwick.

The restaurant can get very busy during peak holiday times so best to book if visiting then.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank sagereid
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Smart cafe well worth a visit”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Very trendy cafe/restaurant with bar. I suggest you book either for lunch or evening as it gets very full. Definitely worth a visit. Sanwiches are large. We shared and got a plate of extra chips

Visited June 2014
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Bielefeld, Germany
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mouth watering”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

We just came in for a quick bite, but the great menu tempted all of us to try (and enjoy) much more than we originally planned on. Really nice!

Visited June 2014
Thank Bodo M
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