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Tavern Cafe Bar

) #5 of 57 Restaurants in Fort William ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 703600
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (30 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“haggis” (28 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and good food that was value for money. Very busy so had to turn people away. Good choice on the menu.

Thank Gladys B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This seems like a popular choice and many people waiting for tables but it is worth the wait if you have to. Food very tasty, freshly cooked and portion sizes ample - actually our table was almost not big enough to put all the dishes...More

Thank ScottishTourist01
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here on a previous trip and were certainly not disappointed this time either. The choice of menu is good with specials also on offer. The restaurant is really popular and I would definitely recommend booking. The staff are friendly and efficient and the...More

Thank jam1263
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited well after 7pm one weeknight and was lucky to grab a table as it was almost full. The menu is varied and does not follow a particular theme, though the fajita tower looked like it was popular. My partner had it – it was...More

Thank stonerose5
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I recently ate at The Tavern and shared Cullin Skink soup and Salmon with chili noodles. Both dishes were totally delicious! We saw a few orders of the fish and chips coming out and they looked incredible. I've been craving them ever...More

Thank CatNap369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good selection of meals which appeared to be prepared on site, and sourced locally. Food tasted very nice and there is a decent selection of wines and cocktails- the house special shared is very good! Staff were very pleasant and hospitable.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always known that the Tavern was a great place to eat, but ALSO to drink! It has it's very own Barista/Cocktail Maker. He not only makes LOVELY cocktails, but he is The King of coffee-making too. I went into the place one evening, now...More

Thank annmustarde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mate and I are here last night! On arrival we were told that there were no tables, so just had a drink at the bar and we had a table 10 minutes later! Beautiful haggis tapas to start followed by the fillet beef fajitas...More

Thank Fraza15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had an evening meal here. The staff were very nice as was the food. If we had been staying longer in Fort William we would have returned. This is a very popular bar and it is advisable to book.

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located in the centre of Fort William about 10 mins walk from station. We were welcomed with our 3 year sold and Sat quickly at a comfortable table and the pub atmosphere was really family friendly and welcoming. Food choice was good pub food...More

Thank brynmorgan3
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sean k
24 July 2017|
Response from Janice F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are as pub and small...other cafes have out door seating in village
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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