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All 60 Fort William Restaurants

Tavern Cafe Bar

72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
01397 703600
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Ranked #14 of 60 Restaurants in Fort William
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: At the Tavern a warm welcome, fantastic food and a great selection of wines, spirits, beers, soft drinks and coffee is always guaranteed!Located on Fort William High Street, the Tavern offers quality Gastropub style food. We offer lunch and evening meal menus.The Tavern is a popular destination for visitors and locals 12 months of the year. Our Head Chef takes great pride in sourcing local fresh produce which is prepared from fresh when you order.
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English first
Fremont, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for lunch after arriving for a 2 day stay. It was one of the few places that was kid friendly. Lunch was fair to decent. Beer was better. Later that night we couldn't make up our minds where to go so we had a late dinner, here again. Salad was really good and the servers were very... More

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S.Yorkshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We had a haggis meal and a chicken supreme These were far better than pub food quality and very tasty Staff were fine Atmosphere is that of a pub with wooden booths and quarry tile floors Background music nice and quiet Both had bread and butter pudding which was really nice And got the staff to smile Right on the... More

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We dropped in for lunch having not visited before. Looked ok from the outside and the menu appealed. The member of staff that served us was quite blunt and not the friendliest, but the food was good and reasonably priced as well as quite quick. We would visit again, but a smile from the staff would be appreciated.

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Ancaster, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We liked the atmosphere in this café, very similar to a pub. I had the lamb which was delicious. My husband had fish and chips and said the fish was very good but the chips may have been frozen. Our starter was haggis fritters, which I'd give a miss next time. They weren't anything special.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We live in Fort Augustus halfway between Inverness and Fort William. Work in Inverness so weekends sometimes to visit shops in Fort William - not very many left but a few good ones. First time here was for a leaving do. WOW every meal was lovely. I had the most tasty smoked salmon. Followed by succulent lamb chops with amazing... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I recently went to the Tavern when we were staying in Fort William for the weekend. There was a live band playing while we ate and I had a nice cocktail with my dinner. The food was good and wasn't expensive compared to other places in town, so was pretty much what we were hoping for. The... More

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Brownsburg, IN
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My husband had steak pie and I had fish and chips. He enjoyed his food very much, and the fish and chips were great too. Be warned, there are bones in it. I don't eat fish very often so they caught me off guard (and it's 1 giant piece of fish, not little planks). We had some kind of bread... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We ate here twice, both meals tasty and hearty, with our highlights being the cullen skink and the pea and ham soup. On both nights it was busy, and we happily waited at the bar taking in the atmosphere for a short while before a table became available. On one night they had some great live folk music, which enhanced... More

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Paulhan, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had some beers after a dry ride from Glasgow and enjoyed the ambiance of this place but did not consider it for a meal since the menu didn't really appeal to us to return... the crowd was pleasant and friendly...

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fauldhouse
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our last night in Fort William, town was extremely busy and we had to wait on a table but the wait was well worth it. Food was excellent and service exceptional. Would highly recommend if visiting Fort William.

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