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The Grog & Gruel

66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 1,754 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere. Best cider in town; thistly whisky. Staff welcoming and friendly. Good live music on a Friday night.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E5035QKnicolad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dreadfull the cheese was non existent I asked for cheese and ham with sliced toms no butter on the bread basically dry as hell my partner asked for soup and a sandwich and it was Chutney with very little cheese I am certain they had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always poped into the grog as the manager was super chatty and welcoming. The place will not be the same since his passing but the atmosphere will continue and I am looking forward to visiting again soon.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank knoydartcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here a few times and it's always been enjoyable. Great food,friendly atmosphere and dog friendly too

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We only called into the bar for a drink and on the recommendation of Leah behind the bar I had great afternoon with a very friendly staff and cosy log fire a place to visit on a cold winters day

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barry I
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Called in here after reading about the whisky cider they serve and well worth it was too.Very nice pint in a friendly atmosphere.Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndyUK66
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub . Loved the whisky cider. Warm and welcoming . Didn’t eat here just stopped for a drink .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank helent100
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Great. Really enjoyed it. Our dogs had no complaints too. Hot dog heaven - the edible kind. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FraserF838
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Looks a bit strange and dark climbing the stairs but once in the restaurant it was buzzing completely full on a Tuesday so that says a lot for this place. Food was excellent I had a Taco Platter and my husband had a beef burger,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lorraine f
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

You can tell a place is good when it's jam packed....and this place was. Had a lovely lunch here, great menu, wonderful food & they are dog friendly! Recommend a visit when you're in Fort William. We'll definitely be returning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eileenm378
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Questions & Answers
June 5, 2018|
Response from relaxing_dad | Reviewed this property |
It is the law, so they have no choice.
March 23, 2018|
Response from Rose2Jade | Reviewed this property |
This is a question for the Restaurant
October 20, 2016|
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Response from Giraffe24 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the pub downstairs. There's a restaurant upstairs too but no dogs permitted up there :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 705078
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Great food, good beer and a relaxed atmosphere in our Traditional Alehouse & Restaurant located on Fort William's pedestrianised High Street.
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