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The Boathouse Lochside Restaurant

) #3 of 14 Restaurants in Fort Augustus ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Turkish, , European
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1320 366682
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really good food, attentive service even though it was very busy. Good atmosphere loads of locals which is always a good sign! Good choice on the menu. Altogether a good evening.

Thank sarahflattie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was good and reasonable priced friendly staff only thing annoying was people coming in to use toilet it wasn't for customers only

Thank Rab C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a large family including some young children, to the Boathouse Restaurant connected to the Fort Augustus St. Benedict's Abbey apartments. It was supposed to be good, however their staff has a lot to be concerned about with regards to their communication and...More

1  Thank linda w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very much underwhelmed by the Boathouse when we visited for coffee recently. It's just not what you would expect given the location, signage etc.

1  Thank popnnoodle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a Saturday evening family dinner and Sunday lunch here. The atmosphere is relaxed but the ambience is very pleasant. Although the boat house windows are small, they are perfectly positioned for South-facing postcard views over Loch Ness. We found the restaurant clean, more...More

Thank Phil_Nadia_Jenkins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a delightful restaurant and we had a very nice meal here. We were lucky we had booked, the place was very popular. It's a little walk from town but well worth the effort. Food was tasty and the bill was reasonable. Definitely would...More

Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was hoping for something better but this was definitely not the best dinner in Fort Augustus. We appreciate that they are trying to do something other than traditional pub food but the meal I had was lacking in flavor and the prawns were way overcooked....More

1  Thank 555Patty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever want a tasty Latte or Hot Chocolate this is the place! On a sunny day you can sit outside watching the boats on Loch Ness. Friendly staff

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had previously seen the positive reviews and had high hopes but left disappointed. When we arrived we asked for a table for two. We were not given a friendly welcome by the waitress who didn't say a word to us. We asked for the...More

1  Thank Iain C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've spent the last 3 days touring the highlands and are staying over tonight in Fort Augustus on Loch Ness. So far, every pub or restaurant we've visited while on our travels has offered the same fairly limited menu. This restaurant made a change as...More

Thank mimlloyd
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2016|
Response from Mike L | Reviewed this property |
Hello As a visitor I do not know. But best to phone them.
Ray R
13 July 2016|
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Response from KarenSDerbycity |
yes it is - but just an ordinary (very nice) menu not Sunday roast
Rob O
18 May 2016|
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Response from LadyC77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi..sadly dogs are not allowed inside there ..if it is nice weather you could of course eat on the deck outside...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366682
  • E-mail
Enjoy lunch, dinner or just a drink at The Boathouse Restaurant on the shores of Loch Ness. Open everyday all day 11am - 9pm. Outdoor seating.
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