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The Bay Brasserie

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15 South Road | The Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0RB, Scotland
+44 1595 692166
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Fourteen of us had a birthday meal for my daughter. A varied menu with good vegetarian choices. Everyone loved what they ordered

Thank Sletts R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Best steak I'm had in town in a while! Mojitos were really nice too! Dessert was presented really lovely! Will be back soon!

Thank Amanda C
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Pretty expensive, OK food, school-dinner type desserts and off-putting lighting (you feel like you're under a spotlight). However it has decent service and a very extensive drinks menu.

1 Thank Tanya7171
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Good food service good great views good menu they make a mean cocktail. Good selection of starters and sweets.

Thank crockett11111
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I visited here with two family members and we all ordered different things. Before I start on what we ordered I'd like to mention a massive pet peeve of mine which happened to us. Before we could even get our bottoms to the chairs we were asked what would we want to drink?! I could be being petty but I... More 

2 Thank Shetlandgirl18
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

They do some really nice, imaginative food here, but for a long time my family had a problem with it. We have two non-meat-eaters and their choice was limited because a lot of the dishes, even those that were fish-based or vegetable, had extraneous bits of meat added - pancetta in peas, chorizo on fish (?). Eventually I emailed about... More 

Thank SMBurns
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Probably the best place on Shetland and in Lerwick to eat in! It also offers a really good selection of food

Thank Irene L
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We booked last minute for an early dinner for a party of 9. Despite this, the staff were fully prepared for our arrival. The service was friendly and welcoming and we were all delighted with our food. I can wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Beth G
London, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had dinner here one night and it was excellent. There was a good choice on the menu and a comprehensive wine list. The service was friendly and efficient. We had a table by the window which had a lovely view over the bay. If in Lerwick again we would definitely be back.

Thank HamishLondon
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went for a meal here as a non resident. Food was good. Service a bit cool. Sort of made to feel a bit second class as non resident.

Thank jjamesmg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Scottish, French, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 South Road | The Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 692166
  • This restaurant is at The Lerwick Hotel

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