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The Grog & Gruel

) #7 of 57 Restaurants in Fort William ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 1,413 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch while passing through Fort William. The Grog & Gruel offered a good range of pub food. It was not very busy the day we were in for lunch, but it did take a while to get our food. Otherwise the...More

Thank TarHeelBorn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place and a favorite dish is the vegetarian chili. Its a cute place, and offers a variety of dinners, with a good selection of beverages. I enjoyed a very nice wine.

Thank donnas32016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place I dined at in Fort William - nice food, excellent beer and quaint environment. The menu is varied, with lots of choice. Live music on Friday's also recommended.

Thank Rannew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to call to reserve a table for dinner (have 2 young children so suits us to pre book) and were told they couldn't reserve on a weekend.. when we arrived we were told a 45 min wait but to go down to the family...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pub is really Cosy, authentic and nice. Good selection of beer and we had live music, too. The Restaurant has a menu which has a few more dishes than the bar. We had Scottish salmon-really good. Waiting time was about an hour as we...More

Thank Zitrone7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of beers and whisky and the pub food more than filled a hole. Loved the fact that the pub was dog friendly. There must have been 4 or 5 dogs of various sizes in the pub when we were there and no issues....More

1  Thank CelticRaider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd gotten caught in the rain & were tired & hungry so wanted to find somewhere close to eat. Wetherspoons was way too noisy with groups of young travellers so we were glad when we stumbled on this little place. Good food & wine at...More

Thank 71lizbr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first port of call after finishing the West Highland Way was to find somewhere for a beer and a quite bite that was ultra tasty. We ordered the dogs Bean Chilli Nachos and they were great Did our tummies proud!

1  Thank Gavin O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just entered while passing by, found a restaurant with good food and drinks, and an interesting atmosphere.

Thank Wolfgang_8th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Grog does good food every day, has local and other drinks a busy pub on an evening and every Friday local musicians meet to play a variety of Scottish music which creates a good atmosphere. In Fort William give it a go is my...More

Thank Alastair J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow dogs?
20 October 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Giraffe24 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the pub downstairs. There's a restaurant upstairs too but no dogs permitted up there :)
Tony O
hi do you have to book
16 August 2015|
Response from James2378 | Reviewed this property |
I would if it's in high season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 26
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 705078
  • E-mail
Great food, good beer and a relaxed atmosphere in our Traditional Alehouse & Restaurant located on Fort William's pedestrianised High Street.
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