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The Grog & Gruel

) #9 of 57 Restaurants in Fort William $$ - $$$ , British,
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (72 reviews)
“burger” (168 reviews)
“boar” (34 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 1,440 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered the large tomato and cheese pizza which was so overcooked the crust had gone hard and the cheese was non-existant! It was more like eating tomato sauce on toast. Get your act together guys!

Thank The_Tourizer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few drinks here after a meal. Lovely attentive bar lady, ensures our drinks were never empty - head paid the next day but worth it. Reasonably priced drinks and a great atmosphere couldn't ask for more.

Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Semis after 6pm the wait was 45 mins. We got lucky and walked in and got a table straight away. We thought the service was very good even though the place was full. Food was great and hand made. Would go back. Cost about £30...More

Thank Ronnie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was just o.k. Draught beer tasted off, we had end of barrel. Took beer back for bottled but were charged for both even though draught was poured down the sink. Wouldn't return. Overcrowded and offered to wipe table myself as it hadn't been wiped...More

1  Thank dfmiller1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, good atmosphere, good prices, helpful and friendly staff. And, best, of all, dog friendly.

Thank AlixM17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at the restaurant above the pub. The place was not very crowded, a few tables still open. The service staff (three!) were unconcerned about new guests seated at the tables (not only our table). The food was carelessly prepared and tasteless. After...More

1  Thank Johannes_Schaefers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in with my 6 year old grandson, food obviously freshly made. We both had pizza and they were delicious. Staff extremely friendly, if we had stayed in Fort William longer would have been back.

Thank morag R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read good reviews for this place. Very average food with frozen curly fries. Push through the captive clientele in Fort William, but not a bad dining experience.

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here and really liked the pub. It was a lively place with a short wait for a table. There was a large selection of local brews and a good selection of wines as well. We had a venison burger which was excellent...More

Thank photogs2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in search of good food and found it. The wild boar and haggis burger was delicious as was the vegetarian bean burger. Highly recommended.

Thank Gordon B
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Questions & Answers
20 October 2016|
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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