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Fort Cafe

Commercial Street, Lerwick, Scotland
+44 1595 693125
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (54 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
“macaroni” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Fast food
Commercial Street, Lerwick, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Quick service & good service, with food being not too bad but in cool or rainy weather tables inside are scarce & its decor its not very modern plus there is a notice about "baby buggies" which didnt apply to me but i believe there...More

Thank HocusPocusDiddlyDee
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fish and chip shop below the fort in Lerwick. The fish was nicely cooked but the chips were terrible with very poor potatoes. It was very expensive, over nine pound each with a soft drink

Thank DerbyRetired
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Cafe is combination of a small sit down cafe and a take away eatery. The same kitchen serves both the cafe and take away. We were drawn to the place by the big crowd waiting to get in and the many take away boxes...More

Thank sdt2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid a visit here tonight 15/05. The fish and chips were very yummy and very well priced. Both items cooked very well and not greasy 👍🏻

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice fish and chips cooked to order. Didn't eat in but seating available for those who wish to do so. Careful when opening your takeaway as both of ours were wrapped in such away as the inner wrapping left your meal upside down.

Thank PhotoG127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favourite chippy in Shetland. I don't really like it as a place to sit in, but the takeaway fish and chips are amazing. Portions are huge too!!

Thank gayle m
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Best Fish-n-chips in Shetland by far beit a tad expencive, pity it's not a larger establishment as it's very popular.

Thank 1KarlMaguire
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

As the title says. Tasty fish, well cooked chips. Even better than Frankie's - whose fish and chips I like a lot.... and that's saying something.

Thank leecartwright310
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This was my go-to during the recent Up Helly Aa festival when a lot of other places were closed. Very good fish and chips!

Thank Lenaj821
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Firt Cafe undoubtably sell th best fish and chips in Shetland bar none. Don't expect the Ritz in decor, as the Cafe is clean and simply furnished. The Cafe food is cooked separately from the take away meaning. It is as fresh as can...More

Thank johnandsheilathomas
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rothmans27 | Reviewed this property |
As per previous replies, the café reflects a standard take away menu, and the seating area is not very large, so get there early especially if it's raining!
Mary Ann K
19 May 2017|
Response from Sletts R | Reviewed this property |
Haggis is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Commercial Street, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 693125
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