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The Grog & Gruel

66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decent selection of ale and standard beers. Warm and pleasant staff. Menu looked good and food looked and smelled reasonable tho we only had a drink.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Traditional style pub, it is small but plenty of people managed to get in, the night we were there some musicians were playing folk music on the Accordion and the fiddle, it had a great atmosphere and the Beer and Cider was good.

Thank Rose2Jade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Each January for the last three years I've eaten here on a couple of occasions and have never been dissaponted. This time O had the Wild Boar and Haggis Burger then the Chilli and Cheese Dog, both were real good. The Chilli and Cheese Dog...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for a bite to eat. I can't eat white bread or rolls but wanted a hot dog. They served it in two slices of toasted yummy brown or granary bread instead. Delicious. Lovely selection of beers and very nice, accommodating staff.

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a few beers and a bite to eat. There was a good selection of regional beers on offer, all of which were in great condition. I had a light meal of haggis balls which were more like slices but tasty nonetheless. The...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Haggis Balls here were absolutely delicious! The service was friendly and we were very happy with the food and drinks!

Thank arodger1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had burger and chips. Mine was a wild boar and haggis burger. Very tasty. The restaurant area upstairs was very busy and staff were kept going all the time but were all very friendly. We asked for our bill and some 20 mins...More

Thank Kibble-L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection off beers sampled a few good pints staff friendly.busy wed place for food will try next time.

Thank jedmac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all ate here last Wednesday for dinner, good and varied menu. Food was delicious and very reasonably priced. Atmosphere warm and everyone friendly. Would really recommend.

Thank barbara w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Fort William and visited the Grog and Gruel each evening. On the Friday they had a live music session with local people joining in with a fiddle and bagpipes. Great atmosphere and nice and busy but not too loud. They have a...More

Thank mrspw
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Questions & Answers
20 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Giraffe24 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the pub downstairs. There's a restaurant upstairs too but no dogs permitted up there :)
Tony O
16 August 2015|
Response from James2378 | Reviewed this property |
I would if it's in high season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 705078
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Great food, good beer and a relaxed atmosphere in our Traditional Alehouse & Restaurant located on Fort William's pedestrianised High Street.
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