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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%
Travellers talk about
“lamb kebab” (8 reviews)
“hot pot” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
European, Turkish, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful location to host our visitors from France after a lengthy dog walk. The service was prompt courteous warm and professional. This is what you expect but sadly often do not receive in The Highlands. We ordered two fish and chips, a lamb tagine and...More

Thank canoesrus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is part of the Highland Club and is right on the water. We enjoyed a good meal at the best table right on Loch Ness in a real boathouse where the sailboats for the now-closed boy’s school were kept. As an aside, I...More

Thank TRegisM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived thirsty and went away satiated and happy. Sitting on Loch Ness it has beautiful views through the windows and outdoor seating. You can enjoy a Guinness or a Strongbow cider and look for the monster. We had fish and chips and hummous. What...More

Thank Sfrantz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing location right on Loch Ness & fabulous food & friendly staff - happy days :) Highly recommended.

Thank Horsey55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Fort Augustus for one night and recommended to visit this restaurant. From the moment we walked in they were accommodating! We had a table by the window overlooking Loch Ness! The waiting staff were great, friendly and helpful. I had Haggis,...More

Thank amiller68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted an early meal and got a table straight away. Would have liked a table window but they were all reserved for later in the evening. Shortly after being seated the waiter said we could take a window table, as long as we were no...More

1  Thank Claire999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Turkish restaurant in boathouse on banks of Loch Ness. Staff very friendly, good food and excellent setting. Enjoyed our meal. Thank you we will be back

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a coffee / drinks while we waited for the departure of our tour boat. Prices were OK and views of the Loch were fantastic, but service (at 3pm on Wednesday) was poor. I ordered drinks at the bar, and asked if...More

Thank Ash D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is situated on the loch so has some great views. We did not book but was lucky to get a table so its best to book. Service and food were great and nothing was too much trouble. Very clean. Very busy but plenty...More

Thank Ticky28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our B&B recommended the Boathouse and how wise that was. The view up the loch was gorgeous and we really enjoyed the food. We went for the Turkish options as a change from the good but fairly predictable pub meals we had been having. So...More

Thank Rosamund C
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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
13 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$25
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, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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