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The Grog & Gruel

66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good pub food, a friendly and courteous server, and a table with a view of the street made for a nice evening meal.

Thank JamesMacLean
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beer warm and terrible. food absolute rubbish and overpriced. Chicken pie and curly chips arrived with a basket of condiments.

Thank MaryAnnerussell
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Grog and Gruel is a comfortable pub with a good selection of food and beverages. My personal favourite is their vegetarian haggis.

Thank Jefre N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had supper here and it was fabulous! Portions were hearty and the service was friendly. Would recommend the Cranachan for dessert--outstanding!

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in the Alehouse downstairs - anyway the food is identical in the Restaurant upstairs.The beer is really good - but food is fairly basic

Thank fpg
Reviewed 1 week ago

After heading upstairs to the restaurant, and being told that there would be a 45-60 minute wait, we decided to head downstairs to the bar. Here we had a great feed, same menu as upstairs, at this cosy yet busy pub.

Thank AshHind
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a couple of good ales downstairs waiting for our table at the restaurant. After an hours of wait we went upstairs to find out that the kitchen had already closed 2mins ago. The rather rude waitress insisted that she had called our names...More

Thank djordi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was going to try the food but was put off by hot dogs and curly fries.The beer selection was okay and not bad atmosphere.

Thank billkendall57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a Thursday it was full. Live music and very good food. Beer is local alongside the general types. Always a great diverse bunch to be found , but be warned it is not possible to book a table. A waiting list system is...More

Thank Somerzetvisitor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and very adequate food and grog (good value). Nice selection of beers, basic but hearty / cost effective menu. Children / families welcomed.

Thank BrisbaneNugget
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, 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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