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Ben Nevis Inn

££ - £££, British,
Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
+44 1397 701227
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (138 reviews)
“burger” (147 reviews)
“chicken” (73 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been in hospitality for 15 years and I know when a team and the venue just works. Stunning surroundings, great layout, great menu. I visited 4 times in 4 days just because I couldn’t get enough. Found a new fave larger from cairngorm. Tried haggis...More

Thank Sauly82
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For me, the Ben Nevis Inn is everything a relaxed dining restaurant should be. The building itself is stunning and I particularly enjoyed the fact that some people were dressed up for their evening meal and others were enjoying some food after a long day...More

Thank SilasJLees
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was like a beacon shining through the mist as we descended Ben Nevis. We were cold, wet and hungry and saw this wooden lodge at the end of the trail, it turned out to be the Ben Nevis Inn so we stopped in...More

Thank pnwitt1976
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok so we didn't hike to the top, gale force winds- even the gondola shut down due to bad weather. However had a short walk up, just enough to earn some Haggis (veggie obviously!!)& neeps and a pint of craignorm larger. Great spot, staff very...More

Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a chance not having booked this year for an early dinner and were offered a table so long as we could be done in 90 minutes, which was more than enough to enjoy some great food delivered with great service.

Thank cem099
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped by here after completing the Ben for charity. Very wet, very tired and in dire need of a beer and some food. We walked inside and immediately loved the interior, great big almost alpine hut with big long bench tables and seating also with...More

Thank Lee B
BenNevisInn, Owner at Ben Nevis Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Lee, Thanks for taking the time to review our business. I am glad you enjoyed the food and liked the layout of our Inn. I do understand your frustration however, I would like to point out that although you have strong opinions about our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with friends for a meal and drink after walking Ben, the Inn was an excellent choice, however you need to book before hand as it gets busy. The staff are very friendly would recommend 100% Well done team Ben Nevis Inn

Thank Mark46R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a meal for family and had the luck to sit next to the large window overlooking the mountain. Can honestly say aside from the massive portions of tasty food the vibe of the place was soo relaxing and chilled not full of pretentious people....More

Thank Sildare H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My usual routine is a visit for dinner and a well earned pint every year after the Ben Nevis Race. I have never been disappointed. Despite it being one of the busiest days of the year the service was excellent. The food and beer was...More

Thank Ronzo1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been so very fortunate to climb Ben Nevis on a blue sky day in September, we stopped to have a beer and sit in the sunshine in the garden. Staff were friendly, beer good and cold, location excellent and customers all happy. Great spot...More

Thank John S
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2018|
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Response from Adrian P | Reviewed this property |
No, don’t think dogs are allowed in. Ours had to stay in the car both times we’ve visited.
Vladimir T
25 February 2018|
Response from Dorsetposh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes you can park there - I did when I visited
29 August 2017|
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Response from GoPlaces271329 | Reviewed this property |
Saw a couple of cabs picking up from there - so imagine so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 701227
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