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Tavern Cafe Bar

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 703600
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A local couple recommended we ate here and what a good choice it was. Cosy with a friendly waitress and really good value with 2 for 1 on main meals. Kids meals were huge and tasty. We chose veggie fajitas and meat skewers which were presented well and again portions were tasty and huge. Canr go wrong.

Thank see g
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere and friendly service, but bad food: not tasty and greasy. We don't recommend it, we'll not come back.

Thank Andrew M
Fort William, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a birthday meal and I have to say the service and food was great. They were doing a buy one get one free deal, some places would skimp on the portions when doing this kind of deal, but not The Tavern. The food came quickly and the 2 boys who served us were great. Didn't get... More 

Thank L6495IAevah
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu, good food and friendly service. Always quite busy and a nice atmosphere. We ended up visiting twice

Thank Lynsey S
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Went with my sister as there seemed to be quite a few customers(usually a good sign) While the food was very good, service was lacking. After our meal wasn't even finished waitress tried to take food away. After that incident, there was no more attendance from the staff. We were completely ignored until we got up to pay bill.

Thank Anatalie M
Livingston, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I have been to the tavern many times and cannot fault the food and staff. Our last visit was New Year's Day. The food was lovely - I had the chicken fajitas. There was six of us. Only one complained that the chillie was a bit dry. But we were all served together with friendly staff. Nice cocktails too

Thank 653Susan
Inverness, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had cause to visit this establishment yesterday and we are all very sorry we did . My grandson ordered the steak fajitas,the meat was inedible,tough and stringy,I and my husband ordered fish and chips and ad soon as I clapped eyes on the meal I knew they would be greasy, I was'nt proved wrong.My other grandson ordered a plain... More 

Thank annefos20
Bath, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had the chicken skewer and a cheeseburger. Food was not that tasty, leaving a plain feeling but a full stomach. Service needs to get improved.

Thank Peter_Brecon
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Terrible/ horrible food.... don't ever ask for their jacket potatoes.... Bad service... they didn't set the table and even cleaned it.... If you are a tourist better not stop at this restaurant... prices are expensive for the quality of food...

Thank Maria G
Crieff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Would have liked to have a look at the menu but they were extremely busy with a large party and the place is relatively small - not much room to move. From what we could see food looked fine. Small bar with limited choices. For us it didn't have the atmosphere to linger and so we went elsewhere.

Thank Notdunroaminthenoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 703600
At the Tavern a warm welcome, fantastic food and a great selection of wines, spirits, beers, soft drinks and coffee is always guaranteed!Located on Fort William High Street, the Tavern offers quality Gastropub style food. We offer lunch and evening meal menus.The Tavern is a popular destination for visitors and locals 12 months of the year. Our Head Chef takes great pride in sourcing local fresh produce which is prepared from fresh when you order.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?