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The Laroch Restaurant & Bar

) #2 of 9 Restaurants in Ballachulish ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, British,
Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JB, Scotland
+44 1855 811940
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying at a nearby B&B that advised us this restaurant... And it was really good! We both took the rib eye steak and it was really tasty. Potatoes with truffle sauce was really good too. The only thing I didn't like so much...More

Thank Sylvestre G
Reviewed yesterday

Staying in the Glencoe area, Laroch was recommended for its food but the atmosphere is pleasant - the bar is that of a pub. The Michelin Star chef presents some delicious food. I had a stuffed chicken breast over a rice vegetable combination, which I...More

Thank PGNevis
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had been told that this restaurant served really good food, so I was disappointed to have only an average meal, which was nothing special. The ambience was pleasant and the service good, it was just a little disappointing.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was amazing staff very friendly and we ate in the really cosy bar. Definitely recommend. The menu has something for every taste and the presentation of the food was lovely. To be honest it saved our break away after a dreadful dining experience...More

Thank Dorinda W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great tasting food, good portion, nice plating - soup, salad, fish, meat are all good, elegant casual, friendly service but very uneven - there were two servers, one seems very experienced and the other one is the opposite. One of our main dish was omitted,...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly pub with first class restaurant. We had our dog with us so we're allowed to have dinner in the bar area. The menu is varied with lots of fresh local food to offer. The lamb and cod were incredible. The deserts were also top...More

Thank SJPDoy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here last Sunday and was definitely worth it. Bar was full of locals and tourists with a great atmosphere. Couldn't fault the food and the gin was very refreshing 🍸🍸 Fiona served everyone with a smile and is obviously a credit to the...More

Thank Sunshine_please35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner in the pub. Good food. Same menu as the restaurant but less fussy atmosphere which we prefer. Would visit again.

Thank gmadvm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat whilst in the Glencoe area, The Laroch in Ballachulish on the south bank of Loch Leven was suggested by one of the team at the Glencoe Visitor Centre. We booked in the restaurant for 8.15pm (at about 4pm earlier that...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is amongst the best in the Highlands. This was our second visit and it was even better than our first one. The management does however need to put some time into training their young waiters who seem not to know what is...More

Thank James D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you need to book for dinner or is it big enough just to turn up and not have too long a wait?
1 December 2016|
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Response from camiis3 | Property representative |
Hi. It is safer to book if you want to eat in the restaurant, especially at the weekend. We also run the same menu in the bar where you don't need a reservation. The number is 01855811940 if you want to book in advance 😀
What days and times are they open? No details on their website.
5 September 2016|
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Response from suzanimal2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peterjbux, It was a gorgeous sunny Sunday.. .We had just finished hiking (Ben Nevis) and were famished, verging on crabby. LaRoche had just hosted a wake. The place was full but somehow we found a table! I'm remembering... More
Is there sky sports ?
5 March 2016|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 25
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Glencoe  >  Ballachulish
  • Phone Number: +44 1855 811940
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