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Ben Nevis Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Our unique location just outside Fort William at the very foot of Ben Nevis is THE place for great food, real ale, live music and bunkhouse accommodation. Popular with walkers, mountaineers and locals alike, the Ben Nevis Inn is found at the start of the Ben Nevis mountain path and close to the end of the famous West Highland Way in Fort William, with fabulous views over Glen Nevis.
$5 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Nevis Inn recently when at a Mountain Bike event at the Nevis Range. Absolutely excellent! Rumbledethumps and Sticky Toffee Pudding to die for. Can't wait to go again.....

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Redbike65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished the Ben Nevis hike, so it would be rude not to treat yourself to a wee pint of cider! They have a small upstairs section above the dining hall, sat down and had our pint, the legs nearly didn't get back up again....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank diveshark1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited early Sunday evening with my hubby and adult daughter. At first I felt a bit chilly so the staff put some logs on the log burner and within no time we were all warm and toasty. There were two young families and some hikers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carolcI6171GY
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Whilst visiting the nevis range we found this place on the Internet and decided to call at about 2:15ish on Saturday to see if they could acocmodate a table of 10 of us. The initial call was taken by a really friendly lady who was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank shaileytuff
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Fish + Chips: A favourite of mine when I visit, the fish and chips portion is a true success of the achintee restaurant, true comfort is received from a meal like this. The fish is served on a bed of chips covering the plate from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank allyr2018
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a table at a very busy time for 7 of us. The food was delicious and staff happy to make changes as requested. The cocktails and beers also recommended.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mel F
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

What a fab place. Warm, cozy and inviting from the minute you walk in. The staff were lovely, friendly and made us feel at home. Good choice for gluten free options and they very kindly altered a lunch option to make it gluten free for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LindsayG1113
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

What a cracking pub. Friendly hospitable staff. Great food and menu. Good beers and brilliant atmosphere. A real gem!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Justin H
Reviewed November 16, 2018

went for a walk up glen nevis, on the way back we stopped at the ben nevis inn for a coffee, staff were lovely and friendly, we sat outside and the views of ben nevis are amazing,we were watching loads of folk start the walk...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sharonbob8
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Beautiful old cottage-style restaurant just outside Fort William. We travelled there by taxi as we wanted to have a drink, probably too far for us to walk but well worth the effort. Food was delicious and staff were friendly and attentive. We also happened to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ash J
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May 8, 2018|
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Response from 938adrianp | Reviewed this property |
No, don’t think dogs are allowed in. Ours had to stay in the car both times we’ve visited.
Vladimir T
February 25, 2018|
Response from Dorsetposh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes you can park there - I did when I visited
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Saw a couple of cabs picking up from there - so imagine so.
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