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Tavern Cafe Bar

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72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 703600
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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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 yesterday

Small, warm n' cosy, traditional and very friendly foodie pub. I enjoyed a hearty bowl of steaming Lentil Soup, served with a delicious, chunky slice of brown bread. Simple, wholesome food superbly done. Greedily, I ordered a side of chips and these were disappointing. Clearly...More

1  Thank Annette J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered Nachos, Tomato and Basil Pasta Nachos - half the cheese sprinkled over them wasn't melted and the salsa, sour cream and guacamole were not very generous in portion and quite tasteless. No piquancy from the guacamole at all. The tomato and basil pasta -...More

Thank Spean L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopover in Fort William for lunch. The food and service here has been excellent; we have had breaded mushrooms with side salad and skinny fries (ordered as a meal) and Cajun chicken burger with fries and side salad. All the food was fresh, hot and...More

Thank Shani W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing thru the town and decided to stop for a bite to eat and this place serves food all day. A great find, when other places told us their kitchen was closed, they suggested Tavern and it didn’t disappoint. Service was excellent, nothing...More

Thank Macdub1
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Came here twice during our visit to Fort William once for lunch once for dinner on different days. Able to get a table without booking. They had a gluten free menu but it was confusing as they could make some meals suitable but didn’t really...More

Thank nell63
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We were advised by the owner of Sunny's bar to come here and he gave us good advise. Good selection of meals at reasonable prices

Thank EddieLapsley
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was fully booked when I went to book the girl said they were fully booked but if we came back they would try and fit us in...Went back and waited about 10 mins and we got a table... Staff were wonderful and so...More

1  Thank Rodders0606
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a meal mid afternoon, friendly greeting, quick service, generous portions and tasty pub fare. And a two for one deal which made the price hard to beat. Pleasant atmosphere too, and fairly busy even at this time of year (great marketing ploy...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a week in Fort William and ended up coming back to the Tavern three times it was that good! The menu was fabulous, so many nice things and such a good choice. The chefs were amazing, the food was stunning. The staff...More

Thank Jayne R
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The food is average, but the priced are above average. Service is good. Better food and service for better price was received other places in mallaig.

Thank Marius P
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
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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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