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Cafe Beag

Glen Nevis, Fort William Ph33 6st, Scotland
+44 1397 703601
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Ranked #5 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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English first
Exeter, England
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
48 helpful votes 48 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
98 helpful votes 98 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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stopped here for tea and a scone during a jaw-dropping bike ride up Glen Nevis. Delicious and welcoming.

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