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The Moorings

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Canal Side, Fort Augustus, Scotland
+44 1320 366484
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Both my partner and i had macaroni, chips and salad, it was quite nice, to be honest though service could be better, the staff were certainly not welcoming. pleasant canal/lockside location.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
alfie50
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Southwold, United Kingdom
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Southwold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Both my partner and i had macaroni, chips and salad, it was quite nice, to be honest though service could be better, the staff were certainly not welcoming. pleasant canal/lockside location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Stopped off here to grab some chips and cheese before our cruise loch ness tour. The service is top notch and the food is amazing. Didnt have ling to wait and was made fresh there and then. It is a good place to sit in as you get great views of the loch.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The food was okay. We stuck with other restaurants in Fort Augustus after this though. There was only one friendly person on staff but the rest seemed to be inconvenienced by our family. In comparison, the fish and chips were just as good at other places nearby.

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Basel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Been there tonight. Food was about right but the service including what seems to be the owner make a definitely desinterested impression. Cannot recommend the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food is well priced and consistent. We use them a lot and prefer them to most other restaurants in Fort Augustus.

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went here for lunch with family on a loch ness tour. Great location, good value for money. The food was also good. But the staff were not very friendly, no smiles on their faces. But we cared less about the staff as we were really hungry and got a pretty quick service. I would recommend this place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This so called restaurant / takeaway is probably the worst I have ever been to. We arrived late in Fort Augustus so needed a quick meal so we decided to go to the Moorings. On entering the establishment i was rudely pointed towards the counter by front of house staff , who made it plainly apparent that as i was... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very good food at a good price we are here 3 days I had the steak & ale pie twice which was very nice and fish & chips the 3rd night

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went to this restaurant for lunch today because it was the only place in town we could get a table right away and we were hungry after hiking. We were seated outside by a waiter who rushed us through the restaurant and tolld us we didn't need to stop and look at the specials because he would come out... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Had a very bad lunch at this place while on a tour of Loch Ness. The worst fish & chips ever. Dry chips, fish dripping in oil. The wallpaper by our table had food stains on it. The ketchup bottle lid was full of dust and old food! This is a definite tourist trap. Most of the restaurants in this... More 

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Address: Canal Side, Fort Augustus, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1320 366484
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
Cuisine: British, Scottish

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  • Address: Canal Side, Fort Augustus, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366484

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Scottish

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