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Russell's Restaurant

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Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
+44 1397 712335
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived at our B&B on Good Friday and asked for a couple of suggestions about where to have an evening meal. Choose Russell's as it was a 5 min walk. We made the right choice - what a fantastic meal. Robert was great as were the rest of the staff. Meal was something unexpected though and rates amongst the best... More 

Thank Lawrie J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best food within at least a hundred mile radius in my opinion. There is always a lovely warm welcome and the menu is sublime! We visited on sat evening and it took a while for us all to decide what to have because there was so much choice & everything sounded interesting. The food is always delicious as well... More 

Thank Monniquita
Fort William, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a wonderful meal here,as a birthday treat. Staff are fantastic, very attentive,food is wonderful Freshly cooked to order,and fresh ingredients used,you can just tell the difference. Will be returning,very soon.

Thank Faymar_12
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Saturday 4/3/17. Great value, service and really amazing cheesecake. Will definitely be back

Thank Colin S
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Food is fantastic at reasonable price. Setting is very good and the staff very helpful. Far and away the best restaurant in lochaber

Thank David F
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice little restraunt with beautiful rooms Food is of high standard Staff friendly and go extra mile Near fort william In soran bridge On the a82 Parking available

Thank Jimmy S
Carlops, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed the night and took advantage of the very well priced 3 course menu. The fresh local produce put together with quality creative cooking brought a delight to the table.

Thank TheMurraysMacbiehill
Schiedam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner at Russels with good wines. The Cullen Skink is One of the best we had in Scotland.

Thank Shakira1980
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly staff, nice rooms. I can't even describe how good the food was. I'd highly recommend it.

Thank Ellieyp
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Staying in Glencoe we drove the easy 45 min trip to dine here and 'yes' it was VERY worth it! The cuisine is superb, staff are attentive and atmosphere a little formal, but quite relaxed with it. ...We have been back 5 times since!

Thank Tanja C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$57
British, Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Spean Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 712335
Serving outstanding cuisine with fresh local game and a selection of seasonal produce, Russell's is an AA award winning restaurant incorporated with the Smiddy House at Spean Bridge near Fort William. Once you have experienced the fine dining in our relaxed environment you may be tempted to stay a while!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?