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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Meal Takeaway
“Award winning locally caught fish and chips. Grab a takeaway or eat in at our local chippy. Try out some of our local seafood and homemade cakes for afterwards. My children particularly enjoy the bairn’s box and shmoo milkshakes.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Excellent stop off for lunch, or just for a nice cuppa and scone. Busy in the summer so id recommend you book.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Homely, good food, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, beautiful grounds and location.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“- upstairs gallery café gift shop at the old Watermill Weisdale. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
“This place has been highly recommended by many locals. It's very popular and one must book in advance.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Staggering cliffs and stormy seas. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery but keep little ones close.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Community College
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Bonhoga Gallery in the Weisdale mill hosts exhibitions of local and international artists. It also has a shop and cafe serving homemade treats.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Next to The Shetland Tweed Company, The Shetland Gallery exhibits a variety of local artwork from some of Shetland's most favoured artists. Well worth a visit! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Corner Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“This was recommended by some guests just recently who dined in 2019. I advise to call ahead.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Mid brae inn offers you everything from the bar area to enjoy a night out, to the restaurant serving up amazing home made food.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Beautiful handwoven textiles inspired by nature - just gorgeous! Andy's loom workshop and sales room is just along the road from Westerbrake and is well worth a visit. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“The late Andy Robertson founded a small collection of medals in 1978 and the collection has had such a vast multiplication that it branched off into everything and anything. The Cabin houses a huge collection of war uniforms, weapons, supplies and pictures.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Beautiful tea rooms, great food, friendly staff, gifts for sale, art for sale.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Meal Takeaway
“Award winning locally caught fish and chips. Grab a takeaway or eat in at our local chippy. Try out some of our local seafood and homemade cakes for afterwards. My children particularly enjoy the bairn’s box and shmoo milkshakes.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Homely, good food, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, beautiful grounds and location.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Check online for hours - reports so far on this new restaurant are that the food is good!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The pier Head is our local pub that does amazing Thai takeaways on Friday evenings. Very friendly helpful staff.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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