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Tavern Cafe Bar

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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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really good family evening meal in this small but friendly place. Excellent food and good range of choices.

Thank je22
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good food friendly staff what more can you ask for. Recommend the Cullen skink a traditional Scottish fish soup

Thank Charlie D
Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stayed in Fort William for a few days on a photography trip to the area. The Tavern had been recommended to us and we were not disappointed. The food was good, usual pub grub, and the services was friendly and efficient. Went back later in the week when it was very busy but still managed to find us a table... More 

Thank SteveOh1
Islay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good food, well presented, friendly staff. 2 for 1 on main courses was a bonus! Nice buzz in the restaurant but not too noisy or intrusive

Thank CMCbroomhill

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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
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, 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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?