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Russell's Restaurant

Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
01397 712335
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Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Spean Bridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $43 - $57
Cuisines: Scottish
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Serving outstanding cuisine with fresh local game and a selection of seasonal produce, Russell's is an AA award winning restaurant incorporated with the Smiddy House at Spean Bridge near Fort William. Once you have experienced the fine dining in our relaxed environment you may be tempted to stay a while!

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Harmelen
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

You will lick your fingers after dining here, perhaps even the plate! Glen creates magic in the kitchen, go and see for yourself you will NOT be disappointed!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

The menu is well designed to cover most tastes and gives a good interpretation of Scottish flavour. Melts in your mouth - the quality of food is excellent.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We saw this "Restaurant with Rooms " while driving south to Fort William. We booked in and the room was superb. Then we were able to order dinner and that also was excellent. The furnishings are very tasteful and there are extra treats like the mini soup with compliments of the chef.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant was our most pleasant dining experience in our 9 day trip through Scotland. This is a lovely place in an old house. It is the type of place where you may wish to make a reservation. we did not have reservations but we showed up and were met by Robert one of the owners and he took care... More

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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our kind hostess at Crolinnhe Guest House secured a last minute booking for us at this very good restaurant. The food was good, the service attentive, the propietor most welcoming, and the decor charming. Cannot be faulted.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Been here every year on an annual trip to the area for at least 6 years. Over the years I have been left feeling it never achieved the level I first encountered. As a result I had decided that this would be the last time for a while if I felt the same, so you can say I was setting... More

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First impressions while seated in the lounge and chosing the meal is that of visiting your favourite relative - it's so welcoming and cosy! However, a favourite relative would have to go some to match the cuisine . . . My venison was superb, best I've eaten since Auberge Du Lac a good 4 years ago, being tender, full flavoured... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Russells is the restaurant incorporated in the Smiddy hotel. Checked it out on Trip Advisor and thought we'd give it a try mid-week. Lovely menu with some tasty ideas. Scallop starter with duo of sauces gorgeous - probably best I've tasted. We all had steaks - ( medium rare a little overcooked ). Accompaniments lovely. Portion size just right -... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The dinner was out of this world and the breakfast the best I have ever had. Try the black pudding.I tried but could not find anything to fault

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

An absolutely stunning meal with excellent service and a really superb menu. We were all delighted by it. The welcome is warm and we ended up having a few after dinner drinks with and chats with some of the other diners in the cosy sitting-room who were delightful company. We could not speak highly enough of this, four of us... More

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