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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
“hot pot” (10 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (19 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Turkish, Scottish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Miryam S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband are staying at the highlands club, so naturally we wanted to check out the restaurant. We went in for lunch. We were the only table ordering (and the second table in an empty restaurant). It took about 25 minutes to get...More

Thank Bat Chen Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a lovely place to visit, the views of the Loch are spectacular. The lunch was tasty so we came back for dinner.My husband particularly liked the mixed grill kebab and gave it really high praise. It's a lovely place to eat with good service...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a meal whilst staying nearby - order the lamb wraps as my daughter had it and it was superb. Good value in the area and not bad servings - lovely location

Thank garrycartlidge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal on our first night on the Caledonian Canal staff very friendly portions large excellent value for money.

Thank lynnchatwin
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed at The Highlands Club with family for several nights. The HC accommodation and staff were great; however, never have experienced worse service anywhere than at The Boathouse restaurant. Very unwelcoming staff who don't really seem to like people. Too bad...this was my second trip...More

4  Thank Gin502
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Called early evening for dinner and did book but didnt really need to. Food was lovely, service attentive and friendly and price reasonable for the food quality. Would recommend for a good evening mea.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, as usual very kind and courteous staff in this part of the world. The food was fresh, well cooked and tasty... now the view. The view of Loch Ness from this restaurant cannot be matched.

1  Thank Ivteam
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This restaurant is out of the way-and we went the wrong way! Can be accessed by car but you have to go through a mechanized gate with a call box. We walked, which you can easily do via the path on the canal side of...More

Thank abigailinpgh
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The views from this restaurant are fantastic. a nice quiet place to eat and it also has an area outside to eat if the weather is fine.

Thank 160ronaldw
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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