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The Grog & Gruel

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
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66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Nairn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food really excellent here value for money good service and quaint place people freindly .its a place you must visit if you come here.

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Thank Alison R
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good bar on the main street of Fort William. Good beer and an excellent selection of whisky. I didn't try the upstairs restaurant but its reputation is good. Good live music on one of my visits.

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Thank GGFC54
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136 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here one week night after we heard live folk music coming from it. There were a group of local musicians having a get together. It was a great night with a fun atmosphere. We returned for two nights. Only for drinks. Staff nice. Loos could have been cleaner, hence 4 stars.

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Thank FM100
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say. The Grog remains the best for craft beers in town. It also offers some simple yet great bar food (the vision burgers being to die for). You will also find live music. Need I say more?

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Thank Steve B
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ale house menu and fair ale with a fair menu,also a fair place to visit,a light lunch was very light indeed a snack would perhaps be a more fair description at a rather London price,we were not tempted for anything to follow.After visiting a number of establishments it was probably the best of a sorry bunch.

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Thank David B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in after a long day driving and really liked it. Good service, good choice of beers and delicious pizza! Would visit again if in the area

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Thank Philippa N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best selection of beer and whisky in Fort William served by knowledgeable and friendly staff. Hearty food to fill you up after climbing hills all day! Will be back!

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Thank EwanCLaw
Newmill, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this pub twice on a weeks visit to naerby Glenfinnan....relaxed and welcoming...food was very good, and large portions, service perhaps a wee bit slow, but appreciate it was made fresh. The fact we could take our dog in was a big plus as we could not find anywhere else that would allow dogs on their premises. Would defo... More 

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Thank Fimart1959
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not spend much time there as we just needed somewhere to warm up - it was cozy and quirky, and the staff very friendly... And the whiskey did the trick :-)

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Thank Charlie B
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good dog friendly pub with some nice ales and a decent range of tasty bar food, right on the high street not far from the station to walk if you've got a train to catch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 705078
Description
Great food, good beer and a relaxed atmosphere in our Traditional Alehouse & Restaurant located on Fort William's pedestrianised High Street.

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