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The Boathouse Lochside Restaurant

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Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1320 366682
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here for a dinner on a quiet weekday evening. Service was good and friendly enough, however there was no draught beer (I really fancied a pint after a long walk) and the salmon I ordered was bland and didn't taste fresh. The soup starter was however delicious. Prices are quite high which must be more to do with... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saved the Boathouse for our last night in Fort Augustus, and were really looking forward to it. There wasn't much atmosphere as there were only two other tables in use, but that was because it was early in the season and not their fault. But it felt like they weren't quite ready for guests. They had no draught beer... More 

Thank DeborahB34267
Larbert, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After struggling to find a cafe on a wet Saturday, we took a chance and trekked around to the Boathouse. What a nice find! We just had coffees sitting on sofas next to the front door, but the drinks were good and the venue had a modern, airy feel.

Thank ChuckM71
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at The Boathouse twice recently, both times food was excellent. Would highly recommend. Host very hospitable.

Thank Maureen S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely... Great service!!! Very nice staff. Great food!!! Beautiful views over Loch Ness from the restaurant.... Would highly recommend !!!

Thank 462palmsprings
Blyth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set on the banks of Loch Ness, with excellent views from the many window seats. With wooden beams throughout the restaurant is a very pleasant place to eat. I had the Nessies hot pot pie(beef in chilli gravy) and my partner had the kuzu guvec(lamb and rice) both meals were quite substantial and very tasty. The staff were very friendly.... More 

Thank Jerry H
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're staying at The Highland Club for the week. First day in and we've already had lunch and dinner here! The food is absolutely fabulous. The portions are really generous and it's delicious, home made grub. I can't recommend it enough!! And at the moment as it's out of season, it's really quiet. I really can't recommend this place enough... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BoatHouse is in the gfrounds of the Highland Club, right down on the waters edge. We popped in for a drink and had a really nice time. Highly recomended

Thank David S
Coventry, Rhode Island
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112 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stopped here for lunch, and weren't disappointed!!! I had the smoked salmon and my daughter had the fish and chips. My smoked salmon was AMAZING! And the fish and chips were to die for!!! You have to walk a bit to get here, but it's worth it. In addition, the views of Loch Ness are fantastic!!!

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Clean, tidy, good food with fantastic views. Can pop in for drinks or food. Staff helpful and welcoming.

Thank Tracey V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
European, British, Turkish, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, 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
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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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