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The Food Stop

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Alexandra Hotel | The Parade, Fort William PH33 6AZ, Scotland
01397702241
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Overpriced

The food was good but overpriced for what you got. I opted for haggis, neeps and tatties which although good was a starter portion. Dessert was apple crumble and custard, the apple was so heavily doused in cinnamon (cinnamon not stated on menu as it would then not have been chosen) you couldn't... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
Beverley K
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The food was good but overpriced for what you got. I opted for haggis, neeps and tatties which although good was a starter portion. Dessert was apple crumble and custard, the apple was so heavily doused in cinnamon (cinnamon not stated on menu as it would then not have been chosen) you couldn't taste the apple and I think they... More 

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South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We have been here twice this month and it never fails to impress us. Good food, warm Plates and very very attentive friendly staff. We were there 20-22November '15. My husband had a 4 courser NOtT Because there wasn't enough food BUT because the food was So tasty lol, so he ate a Starter, main, pudding AND Cheese n biscuits,... More 

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1 Thank Dizzi B
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here as we were staying in the hotel and was not disappointed we had chicken stuffed with Haggis abc it was lovely. The prices were reasonable and the service very good

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1 Thank David C
Anniston, Alabama
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We were in Ft. William two nights and stayed at the Alexandra. Because of our schedule, it was easier to eat that the hotel, which we did for two breakfasts one lunch and a dinner. The food was good, but the service leaves MUCH to be desired. We were tired and slept a bit late the first morning. We got... More 

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Thank AMMCPA
Fort William, Scotland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

used to work here years ago and havent been in for over 25 years , anyway went in for lunch and it was excellent , the food , the service , the aptmosphere and the price , simply couldnt fault it (apart from maybe try serving the cullen skink in a bowl instead of inside a huge lump of bread... More 

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Thank salarseeker
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Tried this place a few months back and it was lovely. I've been so many times since. Food is always delicious. Staff are very friendly, attentive and welcoming :)

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Thank steph234W
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

When it comes to restaurants, I find this rating system inadequate. This place was pricey for what was on offer. The selections were good, not extraordinary. The food we had was good, as it should be in any proper restaurant. The service was good, but slowed down as the place filled. The noise level rose noticeably as the supper-time crowd... More 

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Thank wasavisitor
Droitwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

we went there twice to eat, staff very good and the food was good and not to expensive, looks like a good place to stay if you want to be in the centre of Fort William.

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Thank oscarbird2
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Booked a table to celebrate our daughters 21st and 22nd birthdays while on holiday both girls had a fabulous time the staff were very accommodating I'm coeliac and found the menu brought for me to be easy to understand and very well thought out as it listed all allergies, the food was faultless and with six people all eating three... More 

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Thank Creswe
Scotland
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Food was great but let down by poor service and atmosphere. Very overpriced for what it was. I would have thought that as I was staying at the hotel that I would get some sort of a discount for using their restaurant but no. Gets booked up very quickly and is far too small for the size of the building.

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Thank Melsy L

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alexandra Hotel | The Parade, Fort William PH33 6AZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: 01397702241

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?