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The Bothy Restaurant and Bar

Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
+44 1320 366710
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“haggis” (101 reviews)
“steak pie” (75 reviews)
“salmon” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very average at best. I felt like I was in the United States with the very boring menu not in a British country. I had a tuna sandwich and it was so boring. They did not put any effort at all into making it special...More

Thank marylou72
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My Wife & I visited Fort Augustus on a very hot day & sat outside the Bothy waiting for it to open at 12:00hrs. Once inside we were directed to a table in the conservatory by a very pleasant member of staff. My Wife decided...More

1  Thank LeeBradbury
Reviewed 5 days ago

Staff friendly and food was lovely. Busy being a weekend and World Cup on but didn’t wait long for a table.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most staff very pleasant but one member of waiting staff was short and abrupt with multiple tables; rude. Rolled eyes at another staff member following an exchange with overseas visitor.

Thank alabama64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub and restaurant staff are very friendly and food is delicious with plenty to choose from location is lovely just next to the canal

Thank billyb500
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never judge by appearances! The Bothy was a last resort as we couldn’t find a table elsewhere and on first impressions we didn’t expect to enjoy our meal as much as we did. The waitress was very pleasant, the menu offered a range of options...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bothy boasts both pleasant staff and a nice pub area with separate dining area (although dogs are only allowed in the bar area). There are a good number of choices on the menu and all food was nicely presented and very fresh.

Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d read some comments about the food and the portion size none of them appeared to have any substance on our visit in July. Good food, good swift service, good prices no complaints here. Be sure to try the homemade cheesecake, it was heavenly!

Thank Emm D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at the Bothy Restaurant on recommendation certainly not disappointed we will be dining there again ,It was very busy

Thank alan g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here after watching the boats go through the Caledonian canal and doing a boat trip on Loch Ness didn't look like you could book and was reasonably busy buy got a table ok, service and food was really good and well priced would...More

Thank Jenni H
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
Ray R
13 July 2016|
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Response from Rhonrich | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know, but would be surprised if they didn't as all the places to eat were open on the Sunday we were there. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4BA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366710
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