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Moorings Hotel Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Banavie ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, British
Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
+44 1397 772797
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
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Reviews (280)
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

...and weren't disappointed. A cool welcome. Friendly staff. Good view of the locks from the right tables. Food fine (we had a fish pie and a Caesar salad as mains). The Service seemed to get more hectic the busier the place got. Overall though, we...More

Thank GeeWizzz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant twice. Lots of choice of food, which was well presented. I had a rare steak which was excellent, staff were friendly & very efficient. The view of the adjacent Neptune's Staircase, seven locks & Ben Nevis made a lovely back drop...More

Thank QueenIzzy999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected outstanding restaurant dining, none existed only 'Bar' type meals. Terrible service by young, untrained (presumably) staff. No idea that guests come first. Lady on reception excellent, understood guests' needs and was a font of knowledge. An older member of staff, Angus, was manic and...More

1  Thank Highlandlass50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loverly place for lunch good food and not to expensive Nice to vist Neptune s staircase then have a little lunch then Move on good for 2-3 hours

Thank handpicked12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a lovely day we chose to have lunch at this restaurant to be able to watch boats going through the locks. The location is stunning and if you're into boats it's a great place. I really don't like having to give negative reviews but...More

1  Thank Dottie007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate in the Bistro twice. I recommend the fish pie. It was very good indeed. The service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better than average for this area, but perhaps not quite "Very Good" - however, it does deserve a better rating than average. The food was tasty and well prepared, and the cafe setting was basic but appropriate. Not much competition in the immediate area next...More

Thank PeterH307
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have liked to have given this a 3 1/2 but there wasn't that option. The food was fine and the place is clean and nicely laid out. It is situated right beside the Caledonian Canal with views of Ben Nevis. Staff were nice...More

Thank marsonwae
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What we (eventually) ate was good but.... We had menus with two different price lists in! We asked for a particular bottle of wine (rose) but it had been substituted - it was not pointed out to us that there was a cheaper option on...More

Thank car0T
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We arrived at Lunch time looking for something to eat & drink It was very busy & we ate here last year wow what an improvement ! New decor it looks lovely. We found a sit & ordered Haddock N chips We thought we would...More

Thank paula w
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi We will be in the Fort William week beginning 5/12/16. Will the restaurant be serving Christmas meals that week in the evening? We are not looking for a party night, just a meal. Thank you in advance.
21 November 2016|
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Response from Moorings_Manager_12 |
Hi there, Yes we have a Set Christmas Menu running from the 1st of December through until the 23rd. The Menu can be found on our website under the offers section. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you require any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William  >  Banavie
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 772797
  • E-mail
The Moorings offers mouth-watering cuisine in our Restaurant, using fine Scottish produce, including west coast seafood and Highland game. The Upper Deck Lounge bar also serves a range of tasty bar meals including fish, chicken and pasta dishes.
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