Monterey Jack’s restaurant closes its doors

Monterey Jack’s on Commercial Street in Lerwick. Photo: Andrew McQuarrie

Gourmet burger restaurant Monterey Jack’s has closed down – just seven months after opening.

Signs saying “closed” were seen on the windows of the Commercial Street premises this afternoon (Monday 9th October 2017).

They said: “We apologise to our customers for any inconvenience and thank them for their business. It was our pleasure to serve you.”

An attempt was made to contact owner Richard Fergie today but there was no answer on his phone.

The closure comes two weeks after The Shetland Times revealed the restaurant has been served with five hygiene improvement notices by Shetland Islands Council’s Environmental Health department.

According to the signs on the windows, the premises is now available for lease or purchase.





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  • Anthony Gilfillan

    • October 10th, 2017 21:25

    Can’t say as it’s all that surprising, I will miss their milkshakes. But the rest of the food? Eh, the pizza was pretty good.

    Hope the people who worked there don’t have too much trouble finding work elsewhere. Give it a month or two and another restaurant will open up in the same place, hopefully with comfier furniture.


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