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Waterfront Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$British, ,
Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
+44 1595 695515
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
“shetland hotel” (10 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here which far exceeded our expectations when we arrived. The decor was from the time the hotel was built. The food was local and tasty Ho

Thank Alanthebairn
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Was recommended. This is a great restaurant. Service was excellent. Staff friendly. Seating is great and spacious. Had starter surf and turf amazing. Had steak cooked perfect and pudding was different but lovely. Prices are high but quantity and quality is outstanding. Parking is available....More

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I reviewed the Waterfront a few years ago after it went a massive overhaul and complimented them on the service and food. I have been many times in the interim and have never been disappointed, and was again last night with 7 colleagues. Before I...More

Thank Faedanorth
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch today with family, decide to go for the nachos, says on menu good for sharing or a large portion for 1, while ordering the waiter asked if I wanted a large portion, which I said yes, the nachos arrived and it was...More

Thank Kaylee S
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I am was very upset with kids food. Ordered today a cheesy pizza for our baby. Something they bring..it wasnt a pizza. It was a bread (like a baguette from tesco) with tomato sause and cheese on top..oily..terrible looking bread :-( i ask waiter about...More

1  Thank Anastasiya R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Food was amazing as always but the service was very poor, members of staff over heard swearing, the waitress putting her hands on the rim on the glasses which is usually the first thing they are taught! Something floating in one of our drinks, erratic...More

2  Thank rosehearts
Reviewed 16 September 2017

One of the worst places I've ever eaten. The service is beyond slow, which could be forgiven if the food was good but everything is overcooked with a huge dollop of coleslaw regardless of whether you ask for it, I will refuse to eat here...More

1  Thank 361k8
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Booked online for a family meal for 4,arrived and told we werent booked in and when i told the manager we booked online she said i was wrong and the site was down,despite me having an email and booking reference from them.Queue a huff and...More

3  Thank megan h
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

After ten minutes waiting on an empty restaurant I was ready to leave, when a waiter came. Order the special of the day roast pork, I do enjoy a good roast, but this was not the case. Maybe it had better days, but it was...More

1  Thank Ontheroad1971
Reviewed 10 August 2017

never had a bad experience here and always go here for family occasions ,food always superb, regular changes to the menu , highly recomend

Thank Philandjude108
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holmsgarth Road | The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick ZE1 0PW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 695515
  • This restaurant is at The Shetland Hotel
The Waterfront Bar and Grill at The Shetland Hotel has a wide choice of lunch and dinner options from an exyensive menu of contemporary informal dining; the website has the latest menu online at all times, with daily specials in addition.
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