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The Lovat Brasserie

The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
+44 1456 459250
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reservation was recommend by our accommodation. From the moment you arrive you are made to feel welcome. Food was beautifully presented - a feast for the eyes! The flavours were there & such a wonderful & interesting selection to choose from. The Chef obviously takes...More

Thank Judith J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Glad we booked a table in advance. The food was really, really lovely and the same goes for the wine, the atmosphere and the service!

Thank AnitWolko
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have just returned from a lovely long weekend in Fort Augustus and this was one of the best meals that we had. We booked ahead of our trip to ensure we had a table which I would recommend at this time of year as...More

1  Thank Linds4y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! We expected good but this was wonderful. Started with the crab cannelloni and it just kept getting better. I had the cod and she had the lamb. Both were wonderful. Then we had the dark chocolate cremeaux for dessert. We can’t say enough about...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the Lovat for a night and decided to come to the hotels restaurant after reading some of the raving reviews about it. The price was definitely worth it as the presentation looked good enough to eat just by itself! An excellent meal...More

Thank Maksinkster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an area packed full of quality eateries, this Brasserie would still stand out. So, given this area is devoid of them - it certainly pops out with an impressive wow! From the professional and friendly staff, to the range of options for each course,...More

Thank cannicUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the high quality food, setting and service while we enjoyed our afternoon visit to Loch Ness. The soup especially was delicious. I would recommend this to anyone traveling to this location.

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch and it was amazing beautifully presented and delicious. Staff very welcoming and helpful.will certainly be back and would love to stay at the hotel next time .

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently did an overnight tour of the highlands out of Edinburgh and were booked by the tour company into this hotel. We had no idea what to expect. The hotel is a gem but we will forever remember meal we ate as "our perfect...More

Thank Jig72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the lovat hotel on the great Glen Way walk. The brasserie here was by far the best restaurant we’ve dined in so far. There was a great selection of food and an impressive wine list. Service was impeccable and I’d highly recommend...More

Thank MaryAnnerussell
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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$20 - US$52
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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