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Scalloway Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
+44 1595 880444
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (32 reviews)
“lamb” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here every night. Menu varied with seafood a specialty. Very good service and lovely atmosphere.

Thank Gailic
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely friendly pub with welcoming staff. Local beer selection and great food. I had memorable dish of crab claws in a white wine - cream and garlic sauce whilst my wife had c plate of tender calamares. I look forward to by next visit....More

Thank dggstj
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good service with a friendly and funny bartender. The food was excellent. We had 2 starters each, and all were delicious. Scallops, crab in a cream sauce ( messy but worth the effort) and beautifully tender fried calamari cooked in a light batter. Superb!

Thank maggie9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here three times while we were staying in the hotel; once in the bar and twice in the restaurant. The food was very good and the service attentive without being too much so. My friend tried the lobster on one occasion and thoroughly...More

Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been wanting to try the restaurant for ages after a really nice bar meal the last time we were here on holiday. It's my birthday so decided to treat ourselves. We weren't disappointed. Absolutely delicious. Hubby highly recommends the roast beef. I had the...More

Thank V R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a meal in the bar one evening whilst staying in the area. Friendly owner and staff made sure everyone was being looked after. Enjoyed a really good steak pie whilst my wife had a veggie option. My only advice would be.....check your...More

Thank John A
Caroline M, Owner at Scalloway Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed your food. We're not in the habit of deliberately overcharging our customers, which seems to be the underlying inference from your comments. It was a simple mistake, which can easily be rectified. If you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in for an evening drink in the welcoming bar and were so impressed with the specials board that we made a special trip to eat there the following lunchtime. The food was simply lovely - fresh fish, interesting and well-cooked veg and all...More

Thank RobinBennett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to come here after recommendations from locals. It is pricey so we reserved this as our holiday ‘treat’ for a meal out. The bar was excellently stocked with a great gin selection, and the service fast and friendly. Unfortunately the experience in...More

Thank Ruby L
Caroline M, Owner at Scalloway Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I've said this already but it bears repeating: it's intensely frustrating when guests give no indication, at the time, that they are unhappy, and then damn us on TripAdvisor afterwards . Yours was the last table at the end of a very busy service. It...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This must be the best restaurant in Shetland. The food and service are second to none with a great wine list. The fish and seafood are excellent - have the lobster when available!

Thank Ullans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here recently with a friend and had a great meal. Service was brilliant and between meals the staff would come out with little extras. Nice, relaxing atmosphere. Food pricey but worth it.

Thank gayle m
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Kevin P
26 June 2016|
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Response from linnymac2015 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have the menu but I'm sure you can find pricing on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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  • This restaurant is at Scalloway Hotel
Two AA rosette restaurant showcasing local produce, particularly lamb, fish and shellfish
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