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The Anderson

££ - £££British, ,
Union Street, Fortrose, Scotland
+44 1381 620236
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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British, Pub, Bar, International, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Union Street, Fortrose, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice meal here this pm - salad starter with walnuts, croutons and blue cheese was excellent, main dish of fillet steak chunks with - again blue cheese sauce was cooked to perfection and very tasty. The only draw back was the service...More

Thank Mrs Ann C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A good solid pub meal. Amazing selection of whiskies. Helpful and friendly staff. A welcome basket of toys / trinkets for the children to play with.

Thank joolia76
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful tasted meal comprising of; Seafood gumbo, chilli whitebait, lamb burger, hake & crab gratin and stuffed portobello mushrooms. All divine, hot and beautifully presented. Yes, a reduced menu but something for everyone on it I'd say. So what if it's "quirky" inside?! Service was...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surprise. Couldn't get a table at nearby restaurant so thought we would give it a try. Quirky would be the word used to describe the decor. Tastey would be the word used to describe the food. Great atmosphere in the place, service was good...More

Thank Lauralauralaura L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We'd eaten here on previous trips to the area in the past 5/6 years and had very fond memories of the quirky venue, excellent service, fabulous menu and tasty food. The Anderson has never been a cheap place to eat but we always felt that...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here one night for dinner and decided to go early and have a few drinks beforehand. We went into the bar area and it was like walking into a time warp, it looked ancient but in a good way. Nice real ales and ciders....More

Thank mickdole
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Being a lover of strong flavors and lots of veggies I've been underwhelmed by most restaurants in Scotland. I love the people, the terrain---I even love the weather, but the food not so much. That being said, my wife and I stopped in to The...More

Thank ProfEric
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We have been here several times in the past and return because it has been very good. Unfortunately it seems to have been on a downward drift for a while now. If we didn't know it from the past, our last two visits in particular...More

1  Thank RoverP
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside the building looks old and forgotten. Once inside you are greeted with an awful interior design. The restaurant tries to looks like the house of a scottish grandmother and succeeds. There are two areas, but we only saw one. The walls are...More

Thank mars1702
Reviewed 19 July 2017

In search of some decent food in Fortrose (not a lot of choice) found The Anderson and popped in for a look - first impression was of a dark and gloomy bar/dining area but a local outside told me the food was superb. Then this...More

2  Thank FairCityFrasie
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Nearby Attractions
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.73 miles away
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.07 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Pub, Bar, International, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Union Street, Fortrose, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Fortrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1381 620236
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