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The Laroch Restaurant & Bar

Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JB, Scotland
+44 1855 811940
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (45 reviews)
“haggis bon bons” (12 reviews)
“beef shin” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are into great food and don't want to pay exorbitant prices then make the journey to Ballachulish to find the Laroch Restaurant and Bar. Not the biggest establishment in the world with perhaps 20 or so covers in the bar (1st come 1st...More

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Considering this is a smsll bar/restaurant in a small town, it is amazing how busy it is. I had pre-booked for the Saturday night, yet on arriving in Ballachulish on the Thursday thought we would try. Unfortunately not we had to wait for a table...More

Thank 82courtfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly the restaurant was very very hot. The food is over complicated but that said 2 of us had the beef shin was was delicious but the other 2 had steak which was served with parmesan fries - unnecessary. The same was true of the...More

1  Thank LadyR2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent visit to the area, my partner and I were lucky enough to book a table in the restaurant at short notice. We were so glad that we found this place. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the food excellent in...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in early for a bite as we had heard about the food here and were not disapointed. We could not get a reservation so we went early - about 615pm (opens at 6) and sat in the Pub which was just fine as its...More

Thank TalesFromTheHighway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, well served. Bistro style rather than traditional pub fare. A better selection than most places we visited on our trip and more imaginatively served. Very enjoyable. We just squeezed in - so do book in advance if possible.

Thank Thoughtful100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good and we had to eat at the bar as the tables were all full. We were pleased with the food and would go again

Thank lumberpow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancée and I came for lunch. He had the chilli - it was well-seasoned and hearty. The rice it was served with was one of the tastiest things ever. I had fish and chips which were served hot and tasted great. Good value for...More

Thank J1e2n3n4y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the whole trip to Scotland this was one of the best restaurants we visited. Great service and great food. However, a reservation is not absolutely necessary. You can order the same food in the bar next door. The bar also has a good selection...More

Thank Benny C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was full so a friendly server directed us into the pub and informed us that we could eat off the same menu and I am really glad we did. The Beef Shin fell apart as soon as you touched it and the sauce...More

1  Thank Howellsey
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Questions & Answers
Fraser F
24 June 2018|
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Response from camiis3 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are dog friendly in the bar area for a meal 😁
April H
12 November 2017|
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Response from Jim Nicholson P | Reviewed this property |
The best bet is to phone them up........and see how busy they are going to be?
1 December 2016|
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Response from camiis3 | Property representative |
Hi. It is safer to book if you want to eat in the restaurant, especially at the weekend. We also run the same menu in the bar where you don't need a reservation. The number is 01855811940 if you want to book in advance 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Glencoe  >  Ballachulish
  • Phone Number: +44 1855 811940
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