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The Grog & Gruel

££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
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66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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York, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited on New Year's Day and were warmly welcomed, the staff quickly seating us and offering drinks. Food is tasty with large portions and interesting options, I had the wild boar and haggis burger which was very good. Prices are reasonable and a nice varied choice of beers including local stuff. Staff were great.

Thank MarkMYorkshire
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great pub for beers, had a boar burger which was good. Good place for families. Would recommend and will be back.

Thank Chefritchie
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After eating here i Jan 16 for a couple of nights I thought I'd come back again and wasn't dissapointed. Over two nights I had the Wild Boar Burger and Venison Burger, Black pudding was had for a starter on the second visit. Both came out in about 20 mins freshly prepared and thoroughly enjoyed. Makes a real nice change... More 

Fife, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a nice seat upstairs in the restaurant area on Tuesday night. The staff members upstairs were pleasant and efficient. I had a pizza which was tasty, hot and fresh. My partner had enchiladas which was a good sized portion and also tasty. We thought the enchiladas required a few wraps on the bottom along with one on the top.... More 

Thank Michael P
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being mad busy we were greeted with a smile and a table was quickly cleared for our food We ordered pies and these came pretty quickly but mine was not hot enough. However, this was rectified and we were immediately offered a free replacement and this was done without us asking. The young staff were kept really busy as... More 

Thank Ralph K
Federal Way, United States
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162 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haggis rules! Or at least the vegetarian version does at this quaint little pub with the great name. Known more for their whiskies, we went for the food. The pizza was light, if non descript, but the haggis - vegetarian style - was really enjoyed. It took us a bit to figure out what the oatcakes were, and the haggis... More 

Thank Gail C
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here and both ordered the chilli dogs as we were starving. To our surprise the hot dogs weren't processed nasty sausages but proper sausage topped with a delicious homemade chilli using a wonderful quality of mince. We shared a dessert of the ice cream which was really lovely and a new flavor to us. The only thing that... More 

Thank Wilkie87
Beaumont, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in after a cold morning of clay shooting. The inside is warm and cozy and the staff was very nice. We had the Angus Burger and it was so delicious. Great atmosphere.

Thank pdaws
North West England, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice small pub, downstairs is the pub and you can get pub food and the restaurant is upstairs. The menu has lots of choice and is reasonably priced. The staff are nice and friendly

Thank Rachael2288
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has the usual array of Scottish pub food, and it was fine but nothing special and overpriced. I had the venison burger which was nice but could have done with a bit more salad in it! One other member of our party had steak, which was quite tough and disappointing. The staff were very friendly and helpful though,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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
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?