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The Boathouse Lochside Restaurant

€€ - €€€Turkish, , European
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1320 366682
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (10 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (19 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Turkish, Scottish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 745 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at The Highlands Club with family for several nights. The HC accommodation and staff were great; however, never have experienced worse service anywhere than at The Boathouse restaurant. Very unwelcoming staff who don't really seem to like people. Too bad...this was my second trip...More

1  Thank Gin502
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called early evening for dinner and did book but didnt really need to. Food was lovely, service attentive and friendly and price reasonable for the food quality. Would recommend for a good evening mea.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, as usual very kind and courteous staff in this part of the world. The food was fresh, well cooked and tasty... now the view. The view of Loch Ness from this restaurant cannot be matched.

1  Thank Ivteam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is out of the way-and we went the wrong way! Can be accessed by car but you have to go through a mechanized gate with a call box. We walked, which you can easily do via the path on the canal side of...More

Thank abigailinpgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views from this restaurant are fantastic. a nice quiet place to eat and it also has an area outside to eat if the weather is fine.

Thank 160ronaldw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends to celebrate our last night in Fort Augustus. To avoid disappointment you will need to book. The menu is reasonable with a variety of choices. Prices are a little more than expected but our meals were all enjoyable. Service was...More

Thank Suzanne2303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I spent a few days in Fort Augustus at the Highland Club. The food at the Boat House was prepared locally and was delicious. I had the mixed grill on one occasion and the Seafood Guvec on the second visit. Both were...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleased with our family meal here. The staff were friendly, the fòod was good, and the prices were very fair.

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. We called last minute and they kindly fitted us in. Situated right on Loch Ness the views are fantastic. The food was delicious and the staff were really friendly. Prices are great too! Our only sad point is that we only visited...More

Thank AmerzHardy
Reviewed 13 September 2017

After trekking some distance along a muddy path, the views across Loch Ness are lovely, however we weren't in luck with food! They seem to have a very limited selection of soft drinks and had three small slices of carrot cake left in the chiller...More

2  Thank Cathy F
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2016|
Response from Mike L | Reviewed this property |
Hello As a visitor I do not know. But best to phone them.
Ray R
12 July 2016|
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Response from KarenSDerbycity |
yes it is - but just an ordinary (very nice) menu not Sunday roast
Rob O
18 May 2016|
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Response from LadyC77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi..sadly dogs are not allowed inside there ..if it is nice weather you could of course eat on the deck outside...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366682
  • E-mail
Enjoy lunch, dinner or just a drink at The Boathouse Restaurant on the shores of Loch Ness. Open everyday all day 11am - 9pm. Outdoor seating.
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