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Herrislea & Shetland Dining

Meeting & Greeting

We are fully licensed and have a comfortable Front Room lounge, open to non-residents as well as residents.  It is ideal for meeting friends or work colleagues. We are happy to serve you from a selection of drinks, tea, coffee or our snacks & meals menu. 

Daytime it is ideal for small meetings and we offer office back up if required. Herrislea House is only seven miles drive from the capital town, Lerwick and the ancient capital of Scalloway. Situated in the hamlet of Veensgarth at the north end of the Tingwall valley and lochs.

We are in Central Shetland in an ideal position for travelling to all parts in a day with a quick take off, avoiding town traffic. We offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in a pleasant, mainly agricultural area.

There is plenty free parking in our car park too, making this the perfect setting for groups of all sizes.

Breakfast at Herrislea House

At Herrislea Eat in or Eat out

Whatever you decide, we are here to help. 

Breakfast at Herrislea

After a deep restful sleep wake to the Shetland country air and a feast of local produce awaits you in our dining room.  Taste our best, and Shetland's finest local  produce prepared with care and with passion.   Our local suppliers specialise in supplying local products. Scalloway Meat Co. who specialise in local meat & produce & local seafood from Blydoit Fish Shop also in Scalloway. We offer Shetland Gin from Unst among other drinks, with a selection of malt whisky from Scotland.

Whether you are staying with us or just popping along Herrislea. Whether its business, or you plan on exploring all that Shetland has to offer we can provide you with a wide range of breakfast options to give you the fuel needed to get the most out of your day in Shetland.

If you have any particular dietary requirements please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Eating in at Herrislea

We are here to help keep your trip stress free, whether you just pop in or are staying, we have designed our menu to give you a mixed snack & meal menu of timeless favourites that can be enjoyed at anytime with a glass of wine. We still follow our lifetime policy of growing our own Shetland lamb, beef and herbs. Supplemented with meat from Scalloway Meat Co. who specialise in supplying local meat and produce. Local seafood comes from Blydoit Fish Shop, also in Scalloway. We offer Shetland Gin, among other drinks, with a selection of malt whisky from Scotland. 


Eating Out in Shetland

Because we understand that you will want to explore the islands and try out the many excellent and different food places we have on offer in Shetland, we are happy to advise you on the many types of eating places including exceptional cake fridges, the best fish & chips, fresh local seafood and great restaurants and Cafe Bars. We keep a list of places to eat in reception, just ask,

At any time of day, we can also offer soup, sandwiches & salads as well as tea, coffee & refreshments, popular with those who use our front room for meetings or gatherings.

So if you come back tired, haven't arranged something or simply want to relax back in Herrislea, don't stress about having to get out to find a place to eat. We will always have something for you and are happy to provide a packed lunch if you are going to explore wild places or if you are just away working for the day.