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Top Choice Scottish in Scalloway

Scalloway Hotel

With a short, quality menu based around top-notch local and Scottish produce, this hotel restaurant is one of Shetland's best places to dine. Delicious local scallops, fish dishes and succulent meat are all presente…
Museum in Scalloway

Scalloway Museum

This enthusiastic modern museum by Scalloway Castle has an excellent display on Scalloway life and history, with prehistoric finds, witch-burnings and local lore all featuring. It has a detailed section on the Shetl…
Monument in Scalloway

Shetland Bus Memorial

During WWII, the Norwegian resistance movement operated the ‘Shetland Bus’ from here. The trips were very successful, carrying agents, wireless operators and military supplies to Norway for the resistance movement a…
Castle in Scalloway

Scalloway Castle

Scalloway's most prominent landmark is its castle, built around 1600 by Earl Patrick Stewart. The turreted and corbelled tower house is fairly well preserved. If you happen to find it locked, get keys from the Scall…
Seafood in Scalloway

Da Haaf

In a fisheries college, this place has a slightly canteeny feel but great water views out of big windows. It does simple but tasty snacks all day and lunches from noon to 2.30pm. The kitchen comes into its own at we…