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

Reviewed 3 days ago
ZoeBarrie
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Very Nice Gallery!! Great Cafe!!

Bonhoga Gallery is a beautiful venue and showcase for Shetland handcraft, including textiles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shaked007
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Shaked007
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

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

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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
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

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

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

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

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

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!!

Thank Rosita S
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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