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Ben Nevis Inn

Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
+44 1397 701227
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“haggis” (135 reviews)
“burger” (144 reviews)
“chicken” (74 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had lunch here on a gloomy day. Enjoyed watching the climbers set off up Ben Nevis. The food was average. The haggis and neeps are good. The veggie burger is marginal. Service was slow.

Thank WMerrill
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely pint and bowl of chips after a day of hiking. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Looks like a there was a nice inn close by to stay the night but we were moving on to fort william.

Thank Kayleigh H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a good time at the Ben Nevis Inn. Great atmosphere, Great Food and Beer. Perfect place to go after climbing Ben Nevis. The Staff were amazing and very helpful and go above and beyond. Could not have been made more welcome I Would recommend...More

Thank 88Richard888888
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely friendly place to eat or have a drink. Staff are lovely and welcoming food is excellent. I would definitely visit again if I was in the area.

Thank catp37
Reviewed 3 days ago

good little walk up the in ben nevis in at the base of ben nevis good friendly, a resting spot for hikers passing through on there way down

Thank michaeljamesgamm2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this place through Trip Advisor. Off the beaten path for sure but well worth the detour. Great food and service and a resting spot for hikers passing through.

Thank shiggins830
Reviewed 4 days ago

Seven chaps in our late fifties and early sixties chose to climb Ben Nevis. We all successfully reached the top and managed to all get down unscathed albeit, some of us took 3 hours to get down and some 5 hours.The difference in time is...More

1  Thank Andy D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate here twice in our week at Fort William, such great food and service. Extensive gluten free options and they even provided food from the evening menu in the early afternoon to support my diet after a long hike down from the summit. Worth the...More

Thank dylgriffiths
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated at the foot of one of the Ben Nevis tracks, this is a great place for a meal, whether you’ve just climbed the Ben or are looking for somewhere picturesque for a meal. The restaurant is in a converted barn and the seating is...More

1  Thank Margaret151151
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in for supper after climbing Ben Nevis and managed to get a table for 7 ,despite it being very busy the staff did their upmost to accommodate us Very acceptable Burgers and friendly service

Thank Nomad5582
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Questions & Answers
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Adrian P | 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 | Reviewed this property |
Saw a couple of cabs picking up from there - so imagine so.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$5 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 701227
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