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Very goof

Stopped for a break. Very good choice of refreshments not and cold. All very fresh. Staff are... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
leah83
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huntingdon
What a find!

We stumbled across this as we were driving about the mainland. The staff were really warm and... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
ZoeBarrie
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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All reviews soup cakes great cafe cheese scone nice gift shop jam and cream interesting exhibition local crafts well worth a visit on display home made the cafe downstairs artists documenting interpretation shetland voe
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Stopped for a break. Very good choice of refreshments not and cold. All very fresh. Staff are very helpful

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leah83
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this as we were driving about the mainland. The staff were really warm and welcoming. The gallery had such a range of artists work for sale. And I really loved the exhibition in the upstairs area. I ended up returning another day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ZoeBarrie
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Bonhoga Gallery is a beautiful venue and showcase for Shetland handcraft, including textiles, pottery and more. The building is beautifully designed, accessible throughout and spotlessly maintained. The works on display change periodically. The ones on display when we were there were beautiful. We ended up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Sitting here with my friend knitting after having had a wonderful smoked salmon bagel for lunch ... highly recommended The gallery is wonderful, with an exquisite display of hand made Shetland textiles, truly works of art! Nice gift shop, with the most lovely lady serving!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lorna K
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dorcase2015
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)

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank xWackix
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

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Crieffy
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)

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TripMember061620171
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

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Magnolia_Valley
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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