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Ben Nevis Inn

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Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
+44 1397 701227
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Super Inn :-)

We eated here twice and the food was always absolutely delicious. The staff is very nice and helpfull. Good ales :-). We recommend this Inn for all ;-).

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Ruda M
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Prague, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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Prague, Czech Republic
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We eated here twice and the food was always absolutely delicious. The staff is very nice and helpfull. Good ales :-). We recommend this Inn for all ;-).

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

What a welcome sight this was after descending Ben Nevis. It was quite trendy inside and had good food. Only let down was that the chips came in a frying basket, no plate, and was placed straight onto the table where you added salt, sauce etc - not sure on this!?

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We actually visited 6-7 years ago and recently revisited as we loved it so much last time. After finishing off Ben Nevis during our three peaks training we stopped in for some food and drink, we were greeted by very friendly staff and as we were fairly early we got a table without booking. That said during peak season at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is rather a charming place equipped with refectory tables somewhat in the style of an alpine mountain hut. If one goes over the top of Ben Nevis from somewhere else, e.g. the top of Glen Nevis, it is delightful to have a drink and a meal and summon a taxi to get you back to your starting point. Particularly... More 

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paris
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a really nice restaurant, very typical, situated in an old farm. Great view on the Ben Nevis. Very good food, excellent value for money. They have also a good choice of vegetarian dishes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Atmospheric, mouthwatering food, brilliant service, cheerful staff and excellent views. Child friendly.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic restored Bunk house with restaurant on 2 levels and with amazing large window view of the Ben and surrounding mountains. Excellent food and good choice of real ales.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

So you climb Ben Nevis and are expecting some warm food and cold ale at the end to be told what you have no booking. Really need to decide if they are a restaurant bar or an inn. At the moment they are not an inn and you are better walking on past into Fort William to get better and... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A great inn to visit with a rustic look i.e. guitars and other instruments on the wall and wooden tables. There was a great evening when musicians got together and played. Staff were very friendly

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Being the number one in Fort William we had to visit this restaurant. Here the outdoor community meets and mingles. Food is honest and in abundance as will be required to meet demand. Go here if you are looking for some honest food with no frills in a very relaxed setting.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 701227

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 29
  • Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view

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