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Russell's Restaurant

Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
01397 712335
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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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English first
Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had the great pleasure of eating at Russell's recently. My sister made the booking and forgot to tell them there was vegan in the party until about 3 hours before. They apologies in return email saying choice would be limited, however they had 2 or 3 starter options and 2 main options when I got there. As a vegan I... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

You get what you pay for in life, sometimes a bid of decadence and indulgence is in order, don't forget your wallet as it's not cheap, but worth it as a treat or special occasion, wonderful food and service

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aberdeen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We dined in the restaurant on two consecutive nights. On both occasions the food and service was excellent. The food is on a par with any top restaurant in London.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fact: As we were travelling by car I had nothing to eat after a snack of toast around 12 noon on Saturday 25th. October. Fact; My wife and I ate in this restaurant around 8p.m. that evening and had nothing afterwards. Fact: We both had the same soup but my main course contained monkfish, salmon and couscous, together with a... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Dinner on Friday to celebrate a birthday. A warm welcome and an area to have a drink first and study the menu - choosing was difficult as the choices all look good. Duck salad starter, sea bream main both dishes were beautiful!!! A wee complimentary mini bowl of the parsnip soup - tasty!! A bottle of Pinot griot - lovely.... More 

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Canberra
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went for dinner on a Sunday night after a very long day of driving. The restaurant was warm and welcoming and we enjoyed a drink before dinner in the separate bar. We were ushered to our table and then given a complimentary small soup which was delicious! All our meals were very tasty and a good size, and the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Four of us enjoyed a delicious dinner with impeccable service at Russell's. The welcome and ambience were a great complement to the superb meal. You definitely need to book, it would be a great shame to miss out on a great gourmet experience. The best in the Highlands on our recent holiday.

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Incline Village, Nevada, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Great service, excellent food. You absolutely won't go wrong. Nice people, very nice setting. Blah blah blah.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Six of us ate in the restaurant. Flood was excellent with a great choice. Robert and his staff looked after us very well. Well worth a visit if in the debates.

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Hobart, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had read other reviews before dining here so had high expectations that were more than matched. We can understand why you need to book in advance and strongly recommend that you do so. We were a group of 9 with varied tastes and as a result sampled a range of the menu options and we all agreed that this... More 

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Additional Information about Russell's Restaurant

Address: Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
Phone Number: 01397 712335
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Spean Bridge
Average Prices: USD 43 - 57
Cuisine: Scottish

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