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Bonhoga Gallery

Weisdale ZE2 9LW, Scotland
+44 1595 745750
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Not for vegans

The cakes here look delicious and were much appreciated by other members of my group. However as a... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
William M
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We’re here because we’re here

A small exhibition and better to watch the video all the way through. Maybe there could have been... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Dorcas E
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
“great cafe” (4 reviews)
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Weisdale ZE2 9LW, Scotland
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+44 1595 745750
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The cakes here look delicious and were much appreciated by other members of my group. However as a vegan I could have none of them, with only the token ' bars' available. No soya or non-dairy type milks were on offer for coffee either. A...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

A small exhibition and better to watch the video all the way through. Maybe there could have been more pictures of the process in Shetland. and maybe a mock up of a uniform and card. The cafe was lovely, gorgeous scones, a nice peerie break...More

Thank Dorcas E
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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Dorcas, thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. I'll pass on your feedback to our exhibitions manager, I'm glad you enjoyed it...we especially enjoy the scones too! All the best, Esther (Marketing)

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I went here and had a terrible time. The artwork is poor. The cafe is poor. Not my cup of tea whatsoever and I wouldn't go back.More

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi xWackix, I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to Bonhoga, if you would like to explain further then feel free to email us on info@shetlandarts.org and we will do our best to help you and take on board your feedback. All the...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for a spot of lunch. Fresh, homemade foods and a cheery service. There’s a nice gift shop on site too. The building itself is in a good location, with most of Shetland’s tree collection to the north and superb views over Weisdale Voe...More

Thank Crieffy
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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Crieffy, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review! Bonhoga makes a great lunch stop on a day out, I'm glad you enjoyed your time there and will pass on your feedback to the cafe staff. All the best Esther (Marketing)

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this charming cafe within a gallery shop. The cafe sells all genuine home made products which are delicious. A small but exciting menu written on a blackboard. Homemade cakes are fantastic. Very polite and pleasant staff. All reasonably priced. I tasted my first...More

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi TripMember061620171, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review of the Bonhoga cafe, we love everything on their menu, especially the scones! I'm sorry you felt the local crafts were expensive, when makers are producing these crafts as a job as...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

On a cold, wet and windy summer day (June) my daughter and I visited the gallery and had some fantastic cheese scones and pots of tea. What a great reviver in such unseasonal weather. The gallery was terrific too.More

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Magnolia_Valley, Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review, we love the cheese scones so much we now have them at Mareel too! Nothing like a pot of tea and a scone in the warm when the weather is hammering on the...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Bonhoga has a lovely café with very good food and cakes. And not expensive. I really recommend this place!!

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Rosita S, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we love the Bonhoga cakes too and we love their scones so much we stock them at the Mareel cafe too! All the best Esther (Marketing)

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great little gallery and art space with a dedicated gallery upstairs and a very pleasant café downstairs, which also doubles up as a second gallery There was an interesting exhibition of photographs taken on a North Sea fishing trip, documenting the gritty lives of the...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We got here late afternoon, looking for shelter from the rain, and for hot chocolate and cakes - and we got all of them! Even though it was indeed quite late, the lady served us with a smile. The gluten-free almond cake was absolutely fabulous,...More

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi FJ H, I'm glad to hear you found Bonhoga cafe the perfect place to shelter from the weather, it's ever so cosy in the cafe when the weather is bad, and stunning when it's good! I will pass on your praise to the Bonhoga...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited for coffee and cake but also spent quite a long time with the very helpful lady in the shop. The coffee was lovely and the chocolate cake was light and fluffy, the scone was warm and was served with just the right amount...More

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EstherRenwick, Marketing at Bonhoga Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hi ShortTina, thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We love the Bonhoga cafe too, the scones are a particular favourite! We look forward to seeing you back soon! Esther (Marketing)

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