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Havly Cafe

9 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
+44 1595 692100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“oatcakes” (9 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

There was an excellent choice of food in a nice setting. Staff were friendly and polite. It is very close to the town centre.

Thank Brims90
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I used to go to this cafe regular years ago but lately I have not had the time on my last visit I can't fault the place. The food was delicious in it was quick to prepare and the service was perfect I look forward...More

Thank Add385
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe, brilliant cakes and soup. Nice place to go and have lunch with out feeling rushed. Service is usually quite quick.

Thank annerich981
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Lovely place, good food and coffee, and free wifi. Recommend it. We had gingerbread cake and mackerel pate with home made oatcakes.

Thank Ramrak
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We ended up with a late lunch in Lerwick going to this recommended cafe. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we had a really nice light lunch with good food and great coffee. Strongly recommend this hidden gem which is obviously a great...More

Thank jeffsandrawilson
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I suspect we were the only non-locals in here over a busy lunchtime. Very good for coffee/cake or a light lunch., Two soups were on offer plus a range of cooked dishes and sandwiches. Noisy but it is family-friendly. I'd definitely go again on another...More

Thank rogerlwhite
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had delicious soup, scones and dessert here for lunch. The staff was very friendly and efficient. The room was large and nicely decorated.

Thank jodon0446
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Love going for lunch here as the staff are so friendly and the food is so good! The salad dressing is lovely aswell which is a nice touch for my granny as she doesn't like salad but eats it here!

Thank Shannon2396
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Nice restaurant to have lunch. Good location. Lots of stuff for children. Good food. It took a while for us to get our food, but they were very busy during lunch time and did all they could do to keep up with the demand.

Thank Meijssie
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Went here for lunch whilst on holidays. Very nice little cafe with friendly and helpful staff. Food is freshly prepared and excellent value. as it was a cold day, we had the soup and it was delicious. Obvious from the patronage by the locals it's...More

Thank Gary H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Charlotte Street, Lerwick ZE1 0JL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1595 692100
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Family friendly cafe serving snacks, home bakes and delicious coffee. Free wifi.
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