Hay's Dock Café Restaurant is the perfect location for a range of social and corporate functions.

Hay's Dock Café Restaurant is the perfect location for a range of social and corporate functions.

Larger table bookings are welcome and exclusive hire of the facility is also available.  Being situated within Shetland Museum and Archives allows greater choice in planning any event.

Formal seated meals can be provided for up to 56 guests, with space for up to 120 people standing.  The rest of the building is regularly used for a wide range of social, corporate and community events, with Hay’s Dock Café Restaurant able to provide catering in any area available for hire.

Facilities within the building include:

  • The 122 seater auditorium with surround sound audio and cinema style screen;
  • The iconic boat hall with stunning acoustics and space for up to 80 seated, or 100 standing guests;
  • The light and airy foyer area with ample space for 120 people; and
  • The flexible space in the Learning Room which can accommodate up to 40 people.

Weddings

Shetland Museum and Archives and the surrounding Hay’s Dock is fully licensed under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 to host civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies. This beautiful Dockside setting is a popular choice for ceremonies and wedding celebrations. For details of facilities available, please download our Wedding Pack (pdf, 3mb), or contact our Facilities Manager, Adam Johnson, on 01595 695057 who will be happy to design a bespoke wedding package to suit your taste.

Corporate Functions

There are a wide range of options for corporate and commercial events within Shetland Museum and Archives, and Hay’s Dock Café Restaurant. For further details and prices please contact our Facilities Manager, Adam Johnson, on 01595 695057 who will develop a hospitality package to suit your needs and budget.  For full details of the facilities available, please download our Corporate Events Pack (pdf, 4mb).