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Benleva Hotel Restaurant

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Drumnadrochit IV63 6UH, Scotland
+44 1456 450080
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner and it was just a great atmosphere. Had he haggis and mash and it was delicious. Also had a pint from the Loch Ness brewery and loved it. If I'm every back in the area I'll definitely have a meal here.

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Thank nitan26
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Visit on a regular basis. Always a good selection of ales including their own Loch Ness range. Music session each second and last Wednesday of the month (all genres). Very dog friendly.

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Thank Mike B
Wollongong, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

While staying in Drumnadrochit the Benleva was one of two Pubs open during the Winter season. We went there our first night and had 'Game Pie', having never really had game before my Girlfriend and I ordered it and were amazed at how delicious it was, after finishing I had to ask to actually see what was in it, being... More 

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Thank VensoHowlie
USA
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322 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Weird experience. They were having poker night for the locals and the server seemed very confused that we were there for a bite to eat. Wasn't sure if they still had fish for fish and chips and seemed a bit annoyed that she had to check. They did have fish so we had the fish and chips and steak pie.... More 

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Thank traveler092006
Cannich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Disappointing night at this restaurant. Had to ask to move tables due to the smell of urine from the drains then chose from the advertised Christmas Carvery to be told this was not available until 28 December? Nothing Christmassy for vegetarians😕

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Thank star1122
Lydney, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Part of a group of 9 staying locally, we pre-booked an evening meal in the Benleva. The pub was welcoming, expected us, and looked after us very well. Food was filling and well received by everyone, and the beer - their own Loch Ness brewery - was outstanding. Nice bit of banter with people at other tables, and generally a... More 

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Thank Patatytc
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here a number of times and have always enjoyed good honest food. I would probably normally give this place a four star rating for its meals but the amazing seafood spaghetti I had last Monday night gets a five star in my book. Full of muscles and prawns and salmon , very tasty indeed! The rest of... More 

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Willis
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

We stopped to eat on our way back to our lodge ,after day trip to ft, George. It was kinda late.they were open ,we had the fish and chips .it was very good .We really enjoyed it.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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139 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

An enjoyable night in a locals' pub, tasting some of their beers and eating good local food. A friendly waitress was very enthusiastic about their beer festival which has been running for a week and has had lots of interesting sounding acts playing and other things happening. The manager took a while to smile but seemed friendly enough in the... More 

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Thank spanishkiwi
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Terrific local and traditional food and an amazing micro brewery with fantastic flavours! Even managed to happen on the 14th annual beer fest! Yay!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drumnadrochit IV63 6UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Drumnadrochit
  • Phone Number: +44 1456 450080

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