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The Boathouse Lochside Restaurant

Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1320 366682
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“hot pot” (10 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Turkish, Scottish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 758 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant for lunch. Beautiful setting but disappointed with the food. Certainly overpriced for the portions served and too much iceberg lettuce! All a bit of a let down.

Thank Morag Ann W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food and helpful staff. English isn’t the first language and one of the staff needed others to answer our questions about the menu however everyone was very helpful and service was good. The food was delicious, this is our 2nd visit and we will...More

Thank HelenGray
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We popped in for a late lunch. The place was quite never the less the service was lackluster. We had to order at the bar and pay at the bar. Not quite what we expected. Be warned only have a couple of tables have the...More

1  Thank WanderHopefully
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Well worth the walk along the canal, very good food in a nice relaxed setting. Unlike other places to eat in Fort Augustus, this served food all day and the facilities were very clean. The staff was also very nice, we were very happy to...More

Thank voyageurs2018
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a good family restaurant with an extensive menu of different types of food. The food and service are very good. Its licenced, so you can have beer or wine with your meal. Prices are very reasonable. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Q6428CAAlex
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I have been to the boat house a few times but this time I was not happy waiting for main course was 1hour plates were cold veg was cold poor portions they need to buck up for the summer the place was busy but they...More

Thank noddy37
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The location of this restaurant is wonderful and the building itself is lovely. The food was decidedly average at what seems to me like slightly too much money. The serving staff were polite and attentive but very young and not knowledgeable. It was quite cold...More

Thank Meg M
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunatelly there was luck of incredients so most options from the menu were not available. Prices were good to high . May need a second visit to be fair. Undouptfuly the view is ideal especially in sunny days.

Thank Stelios G
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Mandatory stop!!! Even if only for a glass of wine. Very calm place, good food, unforgettable scenery.

Thank CEduardoWP
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This might be the best view in Fort Augustus, just overlooking Loch Ness. Nice place to have a drink or dine

Thank Miryam S
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2016|
Response from Mike L | Reviewed this property |
Hello As a visitor I do not know. But best to phone them.
Ray R
12 July 2016|
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Response from KarenSDerbycity |
yes it is - but just an ordinary (very nice) menu not Sunday roast
Rob O
18 May 2016|
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Response from LadyC77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi..sadly dogs are not allowed inside there ..if it is nice weather you could of course eat on the deck outside...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366682
  • E-mail
Enjoy lunch, dinner or just a drink at The Boathouse Restaurant on the shores of Loch Ness. Open everyday all day 11am - 9pm. Outdoor seating.
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