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The Bothy Restaurant and Bar

€€ - €€€, British,
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
+44 1320 366710
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“haggis” (97 reviews)
“steak pie” (71 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had one dinner here while in Ft. Augustus. We were a part of 6. the food was good. it was quite crowded when we were there and had to wait for a table. The bartender introduced by to The Botanist, a wonderful gin. I...More

Thank DWuest0619
Reviewed 3 days ago

Quick service, good prices and OK food. stayed for a quick lunch and we had different cold meals. Worth a visit.

Thank Valaszkai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Possibly the worst meal I’ve ever had in a restaurant. I ordered the special which was smoked haddock fishcake with applewood cheese. When it arrived it was so soggy I had to tear it apart, then find some macaroni in it? I can only assume...More

Thank josmithx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a couple of drinks here in the few days we were staying local. We didn’t eat so couldn’t say how the food is but the pub is lovely inside and has that local feel. The gent serving was friendly and we enjoyed our drinks...More

Thank Luke D
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I think some of the reviews are a bit harsh. The staff were helpful, the guys behind the bar, definitely were. The meals were pub food with a scottish angle. I wouldn't go mad about this place but it had a nice cosy area near...More

Thank Charlie_H_P
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Very bad choice, if you are in Fort Augustus and you are hungry, don't get something to eat in that place. Catch a salmon in the Loch Ness will be better. Depressing staff and bad food.

7  Thank yoann p
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick bite to eat while waiting to go on a boat tour of loch Ness and it was lovely. Had a toastie which was served quick and the staff were very friendly. Ended up popping back in after we had...More

Thank weefrewbs
Reviewed 18 January 2018

What a plateful of steak pie, it was so tasty and very good. The service was very speedy and efficient. Great pub grub.

Thank poodsuk
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We went with my friends to this restaurant for lunch. We were very disappointed because the people working there are very very very unfriendly. They don't smile at all. The guy at the bar looks like an actor in a horror movie and both waitresses...More

5  Thank Olibintang
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The food was good, our waiter was very helpful (thankfully we didn't get the grumpy young lady, who spent more time on her phone that paying customers attention). There are not many choices for food in Fort Augustus - but we enjoyed this.

Thank Kerrieanne F
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Ray R
12 July 2016|
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Response from Rhonrich | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know, but would be surprised if they didn't as all the places to eat were open on the Sunday we were there. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366710
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