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The Old Forge

Inverie, PH41 4PL, Scotland
+44 1687 462267
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible26%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (39 reviews)
“fillet steak” (10 reviews)
“langoustines” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
$$ - $$$
Inverie, PH41 4PL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 485 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not the place it used to be. Limited opening times and small menu with a big price tag. Beware of the price of some of the malt whiskies on offer. £24 for a double measure is truly eye watering. The pub should be the hub...More

Thank JayneWoroch
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Back after two years. This is still a must visit. I am a fussy pup and this place was spot on. Food good. Setting unbeatable.

1  Thank Sophie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see from the other reviews that this is an odd pub. We were interested to see what we would find after reading other reviews. It can be a long way to the nearest alternative for eating so you might not get much choice....More

1  Thank reluctanttraveller47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited The Old Forge as I had it on my 'Adventure list'. I loved it, the food was amazing and the owner was really friendly. He sat me in the best seat with magnificent views. I asked for food recommendations and the soup...More

3  Thank Sassygirl1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On recent trips to Knoydart, a visit to The Old Forge was always a delight - now a nightmare! Place is filthy, food is shocking and the service is shocking. Landlord is rude and needs to do a serious crash course in customer relations. Did...More

7  Thank elizabeth s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Menu was limited -we had booked there for 2 nights and paid £20 a head deposit.Really didn't want to eat there the second night but did due to deposit.for 9 of us.Same soup and specials the second night. The waiter ?owner was very rude and...More

6  Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Tony and I were wandering round Mallaig, a bit lost in the rain, when we met Jane from the Knoydart Ferry booking office who said "Why not take the ferry to Inverie and go for a pint in the Old Forge Inn? It's the remotest...More

3  Thank julieaitken
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Avoid. I tried to book a room in his lodgings for myself and family 4 weeks in advance, but there was "a rugby team staying" according to the landlord who answered the phone. I then tried to book dinner instead. "We are full", I was...More

11  Thank PCField
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This has to be the worst pub I've ever visited. What a complete and utter waste. We were not really expecting much but the landlord was definitely asking for too much! The prices are extortionate, the meals are served in small portions. The landlord is...More

10  Thank malc m
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years and recent ownership has killed it. Food is overpriced; no veg options; comically petulant landlord. Knoydart needs this pub but not how it is currently run. Avoid if possible.

9  Thank Martin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inverie, PH41 4PL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Knoydart
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462267
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: We will be closed for heavy maintenance the 21st, 22nd and 23rd on August 2017 .
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