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Glen Orchy House

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20 Knab Road, Lerwick ZE1 0AX, Scotland
+44 1595 692031
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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good choice of food, pastries, cereals, kippers,eggs,fruit, yougart porage and the full works cooked breakfast.

Thank Georgina1959
Livingston, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Always stay here when up for work. Came in late last night due to flights and these were made up on bed, its the little things brightened up my evening. Thanks again Jo x

Thank Tallullahmac
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights on business and was greated with a friendly welcome, it was mid evening and after traveling all day I was a little peckish, the owner suggested their very own thia restaurant in town and he even drove me down and picked me up, saving me finding a taxi or walking. Food there was very very... More 

Thank Graham S
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Glen Orchy is a nice little place that most people never think to go to. Their food is lovely, and their service and prices match this. Their food is like a nicer, less bloating, version of Chinese food. The atmosphere is a little poor - the place is outdated and the tables are set up a bit like a school... More 

Thank xWackix
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Two weeks here recently and it was one of the better hotels. All the staff were very helpful even Trevor the owner was great in his own special way after his five minute demo on how to lock the door. The Thai food in the restaurant was great and the breakfast is fantastic and I'm sure Trevor will explain how... More 

Thank Jon M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

The food is what I would describe as 'worker' basic'. It's good, it has no frills and the portions are generous. My omelette was a 4 egg beast with half a chicken embedded and my Haddock and chips was two fishes and a big portion of chips. Not gourmet, just food.

1 Thank tjz1100
Westhill, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I was stranded in Shetland due to bad weather and spent the night in the Glen Orchy House. Rather than stray out, I decided to eat in the in-house Thai restaurant. I can't remember exactly what I had, but I really enjoyed my starter and main course and would happily go back. My only issue was that it was very... More 

Thank MikeySkiBoy
Peterhead, Scotland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This more a small hotel rather than a homely B&B. On saying that, staff are friendly, the place is clean, comfortable and you have all you need during your stay. it has a roomy dining room which serves a filling breakfast and also evening meals, with a mixed menu which includes a list of Thai meals. It also has it's... More 

Thank bydandstu
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

As we walked into the restaurant, no one seemed to be there at first. After a longish wait, as soon as we sat down, we were rudely greeted by a waitress with an air of the owner (I assume she is a Thai as this is a Thai cuisine restaurant) who asked me a very uncomfortable personal question in a... More 

Thank tv2te
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180 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Disappointed with my stay. Limited night time menu, not good enough. Catering more for contractors on Island rather than regular guests and it showed. Prices are also rising soon, pricing himself out of the market for a guest house

1 Thank TeamleaderScotland

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Restaurant Details

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    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Knab Road, Lerwick ZE1 0AX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 692031

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