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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
- Aug 18, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
northumberland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Overpriced food with rude surly staff. There is a notice saying between the hours of 12.30 and 2.30 there is a minimum spend of £5.00 per person. Have not seen this before! The staff could turn the milk sour. Water metered in in loos as water dribbled from taps in both men and ladies loo!!!!!! Do not use the attached... More

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Scotland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Visited here for lunch and our family were not impressed at all, our food for want of a better word was obviously supplied by a frozen food company and reheated. Dishes were bland and uninspiring at best and not in anyway tasty or "home cooked " Staff appeared to just want to take your money with little or no interaction... More

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Well I can only really say that the prices are extortionate and the staff are rude. However the location is excellent and especially on a sunny day which we never go being at the end of hurricane Bertha!

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Edinburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went for coffee and cake 4 adults and 1 year old. The lady serving tea/coffee had a horrible manner with customers. Couldn't help watching her. Most people would take a seat/table then go order and pay. She shouted at anyone doing this insisting buy then sit. We were having coffee and cake when my 1 yr old suffered teething pain.... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We dropped in without a reservation on a Monday night. It was a balmy scottish night and we sat over looking the river. The service was very friendly and food excellent, the portions were just the right size. Many thanks for a lovely evening.

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Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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