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The Lovat Brasserie

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The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
+44 1456 459250
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 40 Seater Brasserie with modern surroundings is open for breakfast, lunch...
40 Seater Brasserie with modern surroundings is open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, 7 days a week - offering local produce, presented with care, creativity & flair.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 120
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
delicious unpretentious cooking

we had a really excellent meal here; loved especially the mussels and the pork belly with black pudding layered in! Prices about the norm for this area and pleasant service so, all in all, highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
simon h
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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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195 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

we had a really excellent meal here; loved especially the mussels and the pork belly with black pudding layered in! Prices about the norm for this area and pleasant service so, all in all, highly recommended.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had outstanding service when we dined in the restaurant. I have a lot of allergies and intolerances but the chef was very understanding and didn't need me to repeat things or explain too much so I felt confident they wouldn't make me ill. Indeed, not only did I not get ill, I had one of the best meals out... More 

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Birmingham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Starters outstanding, mains less impressive, dessert not worth the money, but very good overall with good service.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

very nice creative food and very good service. Quite nice ambiance too. very near near to loch ness and convenient location too.

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Aberdeen
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The food is excellent and service even better. We've stayed in the hotel twice and only ate this time but we definitely will again. I would recommend it to anyone in the area.

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Writtle, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Stayed in the hotel from 23rd to 27th December and ate here every evening.The meals where fantastic and the Christmas Day meal unbelievably good. The food is different in the way it is presented and has to be seen it is also very good quality and well cooked. The service was faultless and nothing was to much trouble for the... More 

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cumbria,u.k
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Booked in here for lunch on Xmas day. Was a really nice experience from start to finish. Welcome good, food excellent, service professional and timed right between courses. Tables nicely decorated good quality crackers, etc. husband delighted with whiskey menu. would definitely come again if in fort augustus.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We took a small group of Scots from Cape Breton in Nova Scotia to the Brasserie...and on short notice. Friendly , hospitable staff prepared and served a fine meal , lots of conversation, laughter with wine and a great table setting [ lots of sparkling glasses, dinnerware , lighting. ] They created an atmosphere reminiscent of a meal with family/friends... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Visited friends in fort Augustus and they booked us into The Lovat. Fabulous 'wine and dine' menu. As mentioned the mussel starter was amazing; some of the biggest and best mussels I have eaten, well done The Lovat

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Ellon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Varied, local menu selection, professional waiting staff and stars in the kitchen. Ox cheeks unsurpassable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Lovat | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1456 459250

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 62
  • Cuisine: Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

40 Seater Brasserie with modern surroundings is open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, 7 days a week - offering local produce, presented with care, creativity & flair.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?