Great places to eat and drink

If you’re visiting the Shetland Isles, you’re in for a treat when it comes to food and drink. This beautiful region is home to some fantastic restaurants, cafes, and bars, serving up delicious local produce and fresh seafood. Whether you’re in the mood for a casual meal, a gourmet dining experience, or a pint of locally brewed beer, you’re sure to find something to tantalize your taste buds in Shetland.

Here are some of the best places to eat and drink in the area, complete with addresses, website links, and phone numbers so you can plan your culinary adventures with ease:

Fjara Café Bar – This trendy café bar is located in the seaside town of Sandwick and has a stunning location overlooking the bay. Fjara serves up a range of light bites, sandwiches, cakes and coffee, as well as a selection of beers, wines and spirits. The bar also hosts live music events throughout the year. Fjara Café Bar, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HP. Website: Phone: +44 (0)1595 890298.

The Scalloway Hotel – This historic hotel in the village of Scalloway is well-known for its warm hospitality and excellent food. The hotel’s restaurant serves up a range of dishes made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, including Shetland lamb, beef and seafood. The Scalloway Hotel, Main Street, Scalloway, Shetland, ZE1 0TR. Phone: +44 (0)1595 880444.

Frankie’s Fish & Chips – This award-winning fish and chip shop in Brae is a must-visit for seafood lovers. Frankie’s serves up delicious fish and chips made from sustainably sourced local fish, as well as a range of other seafood dishes, including Shetland scallops, langoustines and smoked salmon. Frankie’s Fish & Chips, Shore Road, Brae, Shetland, ZE2 9QJ. Website: Phone: +44 (0)1806 522000.

Mareel Café Bar – This popular café bar is located in the Mareel arts centre in Lerwick and is a great place to relax and unwind after a day exploring the town. Mareel serves up a range of light bites, sandwiches and cakes, as well as a selection of beers, wines and spirits. The café also hosts regular live music events and screenings of the latest films. Mareel Café Bar, North Ness, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0WQ. Website: Phone: +44 (0)1595 745500.

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