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The Bothy Restaurant and Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
+44 1320 366710
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (94 reviews)
“steak pie” (69 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 932 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were not made to feel welcome on arrival, the room was far too hot and windows wouldn't open, the waitress clearly did not want to be there and rushed us. I had the chicken burger which when all 6 meals arrived mine did not...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Driving through Fort Augusta we stopped here for lunch, the beer was good, but the food was average at best, I had a venison burger and it tasted line it was frozen and reheated. Tasted Ok, but I expected more. My wife had a shrimp...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Average Pub food like most other pub food in Scotland. The menu is pretty much almost exactly the same as every other pub. Fish & chips, a curry dish, a chicken dish and a beef dish and some haddock soup. But the Cask Ale was...More

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a 12 hour mini bus Highland tour and had an hour inch time stop at Fort Augustus. We chose the Bothy next to the lock on the Caledonian canal. It was busy and we chose gammon steaks from the special menu. Service could have...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the town for a few hours on a damp and cool day. We walked straight in after watching the activities at the locks. It was warm and cozy and we were given a table straight away. My wife and I both chose salmon...More

Thank ColinAd51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here on our way North for an early dinner. We weren't terribly hungry so we both ordered both the soup and haggis on the starter menu along with some blue cheese mushrooms. I knew things weren't looking up when the waitress returned with...More

Thank 57alexk
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visited the Bothy restaurant in Fort Augustus for lunch as the recommended place as part of our 16 person tour. The restaurant seems to be popular for tour groups to stop. Luckily our group was the first to arrive then others...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Server was no where to be found during service (and it wasn't busy) so we weren't able to order more drinks during the neal. I'm not gonna lie; I ordered the mushroom pie and was extremely hopeful. When our orders arrived my companions plate looked...More

Thank tokoberry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food sensibly priced great friendly service a comfortable family restaurant we had dinner here every evening and every meal was lovely

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our meal beside the bar which I preferred as there was more atmosphere there. The interaction with the waitresses was good and friendly. My meal was delicious I had garlic bread to share salmon with vegetables and new potatoes all done to my...More

Thank irenegarden2016
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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, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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