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Hay's Dock, Shetland Museum · interesting places nearby
Hay’s Dock information
Upstairs in the Shetland Museum, this sports a wall of picture windows and a fairweather balcony that overlooks the harbour. Clean lines and pale wood recall Scandinavia, but the menu relies on carefully selected local and Scottish produce, with a substantial dash of international influence. Lunch ranges from delicious fish 'n' chips to chowder, while evening menus concentrate on seafood and steak.