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The Anderson

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Fortrose $$ - $$$ British, ,
Union Street, Fortrose, Scotland
+44 1381 620236
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
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British, Pub, Bar, International, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Union Street, Fortrose, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful tasted meal comprising of; Seafood gumbo, chilli whitebait, lamb burger, hake & crab gratin and stuffed portobello mushrooms. All divine, hot and beautifully presented. Yes, a reduced menu but something for everyone on it I'd say. So what if it's "quirky" inside?! Service was...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant surprise. Couldn't get a table at nearby restaurant so thought we would give it a try. Quirky would be the word used to describe the decor. Tastey would be the word used to describe the food. Great atmosphere in the place, service was good...More

Thank Lauralauralaura L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd eaten here on previous trips to the area in the past 5/6 years and had very fond memories of the quirky venue, excellent service, fabulous menu and tasty food. The Anderson has never been a cheap place to eat but we always felt that...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here one night for dinner and decided to go early and have a few drinks beforehand. We went into the bar area and it was like walking into a time warp, it looked ancient but in a good way. Nice real ales and ciders....More

Thank mickdole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a lover of strong flavors and lots of veggies I've been underwhelmed by most restaurants in Scotland. I love the people, the terrain---I even love the weather, but the food not so much. That being said, my wife and I stopped in to The...More

Thank ProfEric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here several times in the past and return because it has been very good. Unfortunately it seems to have been on a downward drift for a while now. If we didn't know it from the past, our last two visits in particular...More

Thank RoverP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside the building looks old and forgotten. Once inside you are greeted with an awful interior design. The restaurant tries to looks like the house of a scottish grandmother and succeeds. There are two areas, but we only saw one. The walls are...More

Thank mars1702
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In search of some decent food in Fortrose (not a lot of choice) found The Anderson and popped in for a look - first impression was of a dark and gloomy bar/dining area but a local outside told me the food was superb. Then this...More

1  Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place with amazing food and atmosphere. The pub is well known for its fabulous, extensive range of beers. The menu changes regularly so you can never get bored. The choices definitely take you off the beaten path. You need to book...More

Thank LeeKZN
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had a meal in here. I had the fish & chips. There were 3 bits of fish on the plate! no veg though. Plenty of character here. Friendly staff. They bring water to your table & wee nibbles free of charge when you order...More

Thank Marina179
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Nearby Attractions
Rosemarkie Beach
116 reviews
1.33 km away
Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club
57 reviews
1.14 km away
Fortrose Cathedral
59 reviews
.05 km away
Groam House Museum
58 reviews
1.39 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Pub, Bar, International, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Union Street, Fortrose, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Fortrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1381 620236
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