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The Bothy Restaurant and Bar

) #5 of 14 Restaurants in Fort Augustus ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
+44 1320 366710
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (89 reviews)
“steak pie” (63 reviews)
“salmon” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 876 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice selection on menu. Cullen Skink a bit disappointing, large bowl of cream with very little fish or potatoes, tasty enough. Both main courses good. One member of staff stood at counter staring at customers, very disinterested and when asked if an item was...More

Thank RichtAberdeenshire
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant, had family dinner , very big portion sizes and very reasonably priced , had lunch 2 days later , staff very friendly

Thank dezyboy1970
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here while staying at a locel B & B. We got there quite early so managed to get a table. I had the Steak Pie which was very good. While we were eating the place got very busy & we felt that the...More

Thank June G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a somewhat rainy and coldish evening The Bothy gave us a great meal. The haggis starter was for the tourists but we can never resist and it didn't disappoint, very tasty indeed. The mains were very tasty also. Good service from the young staff....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated right by the canal and offering great beer and food. Good service too. The crumble for dessert was marvelous!

Thank chrisD2633JD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in here for lunch, excellent smattering of both Vegetarian and Meat options (which suits me and my partner, as she is vegetarian). Food was very good, staff very friendly and helpful and even allowed me to charge my phone (a big requirement as we...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our one night stay at Fort Augustus, we had other plans for dinner but our hotel staff recommended us The Bothy. The other restaurant we had planned to go to was unfortunately full (we had no reservations) and upon recommendation we ended up in...More

1  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bothy has wonderful staff really friendly and professional. Unfortunately it serves Café food at Restaurant prices. The starters are diverse and OK however the haggis starters are very nice indeed. Some of the mains are OK but its not the sort of place you...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this restaurant after at all restaurants in this small area. I had Venison Pate. Pork filet. Vegetables [which were nicely cooked – not over cooked]. Cost with 2 small beers £ 36.00

Thank PPPEssexEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch mid week when passing. Fort Augustus seems very average for restaurants and bars considering the location and the number of tourists. I only had the pate and a beer. I chose to sit in the bar rather than the conservatory restaurant....More

Thank Trevor S
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Ray R
13 July 2016|
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Response from Rhonrich | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know, but would be surprised if they didn't as all the places to eat were open on the Sunday we were there. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366710
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