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Ben Nevis Inn

Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
+44 1397 701227
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“haggis” (130 reviews)
“burger” (95 reviews)
“chicken” (73 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed in the accommodation located beneath the in which was self catering and pleasant to stay in for two night's. Upon our arrival after settling in we dined in the restaurant above us. Food was great. Service was excellent. Nice decor but I'd advise...More

Thank Jav W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stoped here on ower back down from Ben Nevis to get worm in front of the fire it was nice friendly welcome and helpful staff they had food which looked nice from what we could see as we did not eat but looked good

Thank den310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and great little place! Would recommend! We had the lamb stovies for starters and this was lovely exactly what we needed after a long day out in the snow! Main was garlic chilli chicken was great

1  Thank Rachael N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had a fantastic meal here whilst staying in Fort William. The food was top notch and ingredients were all local. It had a real family/local feel. Also a good range of whiskey!

1  Thank london9393
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal , staff were very helpful and well presented , meal was amazing , chicken and haggis with a whisky sauce , dessert was fruit pudding and ice cream , also delish , and the oatcakes , I took 4 pkts...More

1  Thank Joan P
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great selection of local brews. Lovely home cooked food! Lovely staff. I has the chicken and haggis in a whisky and peppercorn sauce it was lovely and just what we needed after trekking up Ben Nevis in the rain. A definite must after...More

Thank nia h
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The location is a bit off from the town (at the base of Ben Nevis, just as you start your hike), but is only a 10 min drive. The inn is small and cosy, and the menu offers limited choice but the food is excellent....More

1  Thank Harkirat_Singh
Reviewed 29 October 2017

It has been 3 years since my last visit to Scotland and the Ben Nevis Inn, I was so pleased to be back. The food was lovely, the staff are very friendly and the whole feel of the Inn is cosy and comfortable. Hoping it...More

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Rocked up here after a very busy day touring the highlands and ending with a stretch of our legs up a wee bit of Ben Nevis. We were made welcome and were fed well- great atmosphere and so lucky as they were closing for a...More

1  Thank Kate17G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We came to this restaurant on the recommendation of the owner whose B&B we were stopping at and it didn't disappoint at all, the staff are what really makes this place as well as the chief who sits behind the scenes cooking amazing food. We...More

1  Thank Rob M
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2017|
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Response from BARBARA G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is not too far and I am sure a taxi would go there. Sorry for delay in reply.
4 August 2017|
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Response from BenNevisInn | Property representative |
Hi Archie, We do not have rooms as such, we are quite literally a bunkhouse which is 24 beds in one room but split into 3 sections of 8. Kind regards Tom
Emma M
18 July 2017|
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Response from Amandine R | Reviewed this property |
I had the veggie Haggis as an entrée, no cheese and yummy, As for the rest of the dishes, I can't remmeber which had cheese or not but the food is very good, I'm pretty sure they do everything on demand so easy to change ;-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 701227
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