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“Wow, what a lovely place. Warm, friendly atmosphere with delicious food”
Review of The Grog & Gruel

The Grog & Gruel
Ranked #8 of 70 Restaurants in Fort William
Price range: US$7 - US$26
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Great food, good beer and a relaxed atmosphere in our Traditional Alehouse & Restaurant located on Fort William's pedestrianised High Street.
Reviewed 3 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

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 great range of food available in the bar and also upstairs in their restaurant which has a bigger selection of Mexican food. We ate in the restaurant on the Saturday night and then drank in the bar downstairs. Food was excellent and great value. The bar staff were great, we brought our dog with us each evening and they were very attentive of him. We spent an excellent New Year's Eve in the bar, even though it was very quiet (people were spending it at other venues with dances/live music) it had a great friendly feeling and we were treated like local regulars. Samuel and Catherine who were working each night we were in were fantastic. I would definitely visit here again and have recommended it to other friends too. Thanks for a great New Years.

Thank mrspw
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I had a wonderful pub experience at the Grog & Gruel on Christmas Eve. The food was excellent and plenty (at the pub, did not try the restaurant), the beer selection very descent and the malt selection sufficient. But what stuck out was the service. Beth and Samuel made me feel like family and so did the other guests. If you want to experience Scotland at its best: The Grog & Gruel is certainly a place where you can find that!

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Thank Andreas K
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Called in for lunch on a busy day. The food was ok and the staff considering they were so busy I found were quite friendly. I had game pie which was quite tasty. I was so tempted to have the treacle tart but after my pie i was stuffed. Next time though. The lady on the next table had it and she looked like it was amazing lol

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Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Although they have a separate restaurant section, the food they serve is really pub food. They have some nice dishes, and some not so nice dishes.
Wild game pie was okay, stag pie was not great.
Staff was efficient and correct but not super friendly.

Thank Sanne v
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