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Scalloway Hotel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Seafood, Contemporary, Scottish
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Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
+44 1595 880444
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Restaurant is of high quality and specializes in sea food - however, chef was more than happy to create special vegetarian menu for special occasion. Great service, great food

Thank Rita Q
Scalloway, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent meal, fantastic service and the attention to detail was great. This is our local and although the restaurant is a bit pricey it meets the quality very well. I also recommend for a good meal to eat in the bar, this is a bit cheaper but the quality is equally good.

Thank Caroline L
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a Christmas night out recently with my partners work. Very disappointed to learn the group was charged for more people than attended despite being given plenty notice of the final numbers. This amounted to a considerable amount of money. Also there wasn't a spare table in the restaurant so it wasn't as if they lost out as... More 

Thank TrickyMicky01
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the Scalloway Hotel last night for a family birthday meal. What a gastronomic delight from beginning to end. Each dish was beautifully presented, and delicious. We all truly enjoyed our meal. The service was excellent, the ambiance great. Can't wait to go back.....

Thank Gillian H
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Oh dear where have all the basic food eateries gone, why do chefs have to make the menus so difficult, I am sure we pay by the letter on some of the dishes this is one Scalloway Hotel Bouillabaisse with Rouille and Sourdough Bread or in laymans terms Fish stew spicey sauce with bread another Robert’s Nonna Lasagne with Salad... More 

Thank AlaninFrance
Bristol, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

great location near to where we stayed. great and friendly staff. the food was really good and delicious

Thank scott1barden
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The restaurant certainly lives up to the accolades that have been heaped on it. The food is imaginative and freshly prepared to order. There is a sensible Wine List, or some excellent house wines to order by the glass. The staff are the stars, young and enthusiastic about what they are doing, nothing is too much trouble; no wonder the... More 

Thank John S
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102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We booked dinner thinking we would be having pub fish and chips ( nothing wrong with that) However we were in for an unexpected treat. The food in presentation and taste was more Masterchef than pub grub. We had starters, mains and shared a pudding. There is a pleasing choice and not too many choices on the menu - just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I only went having arrived on Shetland this morning as a result of looking on Trip Advisor for somewhere to eat lunchtime. What a wonderful decision that was! First impressions on the hotel weren't good, front had been accidentally locked and we couldn't get in. Looked all around it and nearly went somewhere else, glad we didn't. Starters consists of... More 

1 Thank alan8498
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Fantastic fresh fish and other local produce. There are two different menus, one for the bar-dinner and another for more fine-dining, in the restaurant. In my opinion, the food on the bar menu is just as nice, if not nicer than the restaurant. The atmosphere and decor in the bar is a lot better (decor in the restaurant is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Contemporary, Scottish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Scalloway
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 880444
  • This restaurant is at Scalloway Hotel
Two AA rosette restaurant showcasing local produce, particularly lamb, fish and shellfish

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