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McVeans

Canalside, Fort Augustus, Scotland
01320 366207
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Ranked #13 of 14 restaurants in Fort Augustus
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 26, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

dropped in at 14:29 for "coffee and a cake". What a welcome. The woman behind the counter mumbled to us that we needed to spend £5/person or leave. There was at least 10 tables free, I pointed out that it was now 14:30 so she sighed and asked what we would like. I should have walked out. When I ask... More

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We visited this shop/restaurant twice during our trip to Fort Augustus and it went from bad to worse. The first time we were in the queue for cakes when two gentleman in front of us were told that there was a minimum spend so they couldn't have just a coffee each and a cake each! This was at 12.20 with... More

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Ice cream was welcomed on a very hot day, unfortunately, the service was poor due to lack of staff at the busiest time of the year, we waited for a good 25 mins to get 6 ice cream cones, hire additional staff to provide a better service or sell up and move on, ££££££

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Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

went in for a drink and a cake and were rudely shouted apon for walking into the seating area initially rather than placing our order. Limited selection of drinks, noted there minimum charge too, very unfair.

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glasgow
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great wee store that sells most thing you need on a self catering break good Deli and Off Licence and Ice Cream a must

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

LUNCHTIME you cannot buy a coffee without paying greatly over the odds,over £7 for a coffee and a biscuit. This is at lunchtime untill 2- 30 .what a rip off.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

An indifferent latte, tea and an oat biscuit here cost £6.90 and was definitely not worth it. Asked for soya milk with the tea (carton seen behind counter so they had it) but was ignored by the surly woman serving me. Could not sit by the window as we were only having a drink and not a cooked meal. Avoid!!

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Very poor restaurant . We only wanted a light lunch of soup and sandwiches, and we were promptly moved from the table over looking the river to a table near the cash desk. Despite the rest of the tables being empty Soup was passable but sandwich was not fresh made but in a packet. Service very poor. Do not be... More

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northampton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We used the shop several times and wished now we had discovered the other one sooner. Its location naturally draws you in, when a short walk would give you a better option. It has pretty much everything you need if staying self catering, either boat or apartment. What annoyed me was the fact that 50% of my purchases were not... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We walked in around 4 o clock for coffee and a cake . The place looked nice to sit outside by the river . As soon as we were served by a non friendly woman ! They closed the cafe behind us and started sweeping up around us . We felt uncomfortable and left quickly . The village was bustling... More

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