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Glen Nevis, Fort William Ph33 6st, Scotland
+44 1397 703601
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Ranked #4 of 62 Restaurants in Fort William
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Scottish, British, Café
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cafe Beag provides a warm and friendly welcome for visitors to Glen Nevis. We serve tasty lunchtime food and snacks as well as tea, coffee and cakes throughout the day. Our home baking and Italian espresso is sure to revive even the most weary traveller!
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Surrey
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a lovely cafe with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, good coffee and an excellent Scottish breakfast. It's also very good value. Highly recommended.

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Exeter, England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

What a great cafe to find near the Glen Nevis Campsite. A good pot of tea and a pulled pork burger on a brioche bun for me and a lager and goat's cheese salad for him were just the ticket after our morning's walk. Loved watching the baby swallows being fed by their parents and encouraged to leave the nest... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

the staff are friendly. Good healthy portions served freshly made. The cafe was clean and airy looks better after its revamp. The soup was hot and tasty and the sandwiches freshly prepared.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A lovely cosy cafe with a great view of Ben Nevis. The menu wasn't large but it was still difficult to choose as looking at what the other diners had made it difficult as it all looked lovely and all very well presented. I chose the full Scottish Breakfast and it was excellent. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly.... More

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North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I wrote a review last year for this café as I enjoyed many visits. This year in March 2014 I returned to my season pitch in the Glen to find the café has changed hands, new staff, new decor and new menu a wonderful selection of cake and best of all a new coffee machine! This is a really pleasant... More

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent food, Staff friendly and helpful. Great location,Have seats outside so can have lunch out and enjoy the views

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New Baltimore, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stopped at this cafe on our way through the Ben Nevis region. It was clean and the staff was friendly. I was able to get a vegetarian meal which can be a challenge in rural areas. It was quaint and comfortable for a casual bite to eat.

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Barnsley
2 reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great food, excellent service and free wifi. Really nice surroundings and nice views. Eaten here over 5 times now - each time exceptional.

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surrey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went here after walking in Glen Nevis and it fitted the bill perfectly. Friendly service, tasty food, cosy cafe in a gorgeous location. Plenty of parking.

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Michael C, Manager at Cafe Beag, responded to this review

Hi there, just a quick note to say thank you for your review of Cafe Beag. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit (both to the Cafe and the Glen). Hope to see you up here again soon. Happy TripAdvising! Michael More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

friendly little cafe on Glen Nevis road, with views over Ben Nevis itself if the weather permits. Greeted by a very friendly girl. Soup was out of this world, (pea and ham).Sandwiches were a meal and a half.

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Michael C, Manager at Cafe Beag, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you very much for your positive review of our Cafe. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit - the pea and ham soup is a particular favourite of mine too! Hopefully see you again should your travels bring you back up to Scotland. Happy TripAdvising! Michael More

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Additional Information about Cafe Beag

Address: Glen Nevis, Fort William Ph33 6st, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1397 703601
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
Cuisine: Scottish, British, Café

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