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The Lovat Brasserie

The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
+44 1456 459250
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (14 reviews)
“ox cheek” (18 reviews)
“oysters” (7 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 9:00 PM 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 4 weeks ago

We dined in the Lovat Brasserie, the staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Service was personal but not intrusive, the food was delicious with a well thought out choice, and beautifully presented. We ordered for starter, soup and beetroot, for mains we had ox...More

Thank Amanda649saunders
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We dined in the Brassiere twice during our stay. The menu is small and rather pricey, but every single dish and dessert we have ordered was done to perfection, leaving nothing nothing to desire and us wanting more.

Thank motherwort
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Overly fussy menu. certainly not fine dining, very average and expensive for what it is. Staff were pleasant. couldn't find any staff to get a drink at the bar later. We would not return

Thank frankum62
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at The Lovat Brasserie. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Background music was wonderful and food came quickly. The salmon was delicious and cooked perfectly. For dessert we ate the banana parfait which was delightful. Would definetly dine their...More

1  Thank _izzy_tschannel
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I used to love going to the Lovat. I have probably eaten there 20-30 Times. Been back twice in the past couple of weeks and it’s just not what it used to be. The food has lost the inspirational flair it used to have. Either...More

5  Thank D2265NUmarkh
CeeGee1, Owner at The Lovat Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Many thanks for your review as we are always interested to learn of customer experiences so we can develop and improve. We are however struggling to ascertain your booking reservations over the last couple of weeks and there seems to be anomalies with the review...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth a journey for this place alludes to the high quality fare on offer next door in their high end restaurant along with having more hearty basic options on offer. The cocktail list and friendly service stands out as far better than you might...More

Thank thecockboy
Reviewed 30 November 2017 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 23 November 2017 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 16 November 2017

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 12 November 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
Sarah T
29 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from CeeGee1 | Property representative |
Thanks for your question - the hotel opens from 6am and breakfast is served 7:30 - 9:30am (8:00 - 10:00am Sunday) and we are more than happy to offer continental breakfast before this time on request.
25 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$21 - US$56
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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