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The Lovat Brasserie

The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
+44 1456 459250
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (14 reviews)
“ox cheek” (17 reviews)
“oysters” (7 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at The Lovat and arrived late afternoon when the restaurant was closed for lunch. The snack provided for us in one of the lovely public rooms was so good that we immediately decided to have dinner at The Lovat Brasserie. Dinner at...More

Thank Mindy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arriving I was treated attentively and it continued throughout the meal. The surroundings were pleasant, crisp and clean. They served a lg piece of house bread with soy butter and fresh still water. Good for a starter. For the meal. I had a tomato...More

Thank Angelyn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having only been able to find standard (but good) pub fare elsewhere, we wandered to The Lovat. Here we experienced friendly, knowledgeable staff, a warm welcome from the owner, fine dining, an amazing choice of Whiskies and Gin, a great selection of wine and a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After struggling to find good restaurants in and around Fort William we ventured north to The Lovat at Fort Augustus on the recommendation of Trip Advisor. I'm so glad we did! It was by far the best 2 meals we ate during our week in...More

Thank ian r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, it might be noted that there are not a lot of options in Fort Augustus for dining, and even fewer if you take the pubs out of the list. Even so, this is a superb place. We found the ambiance quite relaxing, the service...More

Thank og84
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Fort Augusta’s for my 40th Birthday last year. Had a meal here and wow it was amazing. Even allowed our dog to be there too. Can’t wait to return again sometime and even stay over. Great staff very attentive.

Thank Wmcl76
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We ate here one night as we were staying in the hotel, and it was one of our best meals in Scotland. The food was excellent, and the staff were friendly. The chocolate dessert was incredible, and highly recommended. We ate breakfast in the morning,...More

Thank Cassie C
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Went here as was recommended by the owners of the b and b across the road. My husband had the scotch broth to start but unfortunately didn't like it as it was quite tasteless. When the waitress asked if he had enjoyed it he said...More

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CeeGee1, Owner at The Lovat Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Good afternoon, I was hoping you could help me as we are intrigued by your review. Whilst we do have Scotch Broth on our menu, our kitchen staff never venture into the dining area to chat with customers and your review seems very out of...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Booked The Lovat for an evening meal after my daughters wedding. The food was very good and the service friendly and polite. Quite expensive but a good evening out. Due to a bit of a mix up with the order (there were 11 of us...More

Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We visited Fort Augustus as a group of 6, whilst sailing across Loch Ness celebrating my parents 60th birthdays. We booked for dinner last minute and was pleased they could accommodate such a large party for an early dinner booked for 6pm. The restaurant was...More

Thank Chuckie83
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24 May 2016|
Response from Moggy47 | Reviewed this property |
As far as we can remember, it was allowing well-behaved dogs on leads. We think there was a dog lying quietly under a table whilst we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$53
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1456 459250
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40 Seater Brasserie with modern surroundings is open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, 7 days a week - offering local produce, presented with care, creativity & flair.
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