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Tavern Cafe Bar

72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 703600
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (34 reviews)
“tapas” (8 reviews)
“lamb cutlets” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Today we popped in to the Tavern for a bite of lunch, we were met by pleasant staff and were seated quickly. My wife and I ordered the Fish and Chips. The food came on slate platters and was of a good size, the food...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best sticky toffee pudding I had in my life. Hands down. I would go back just for this. Can thoroughly recommend.

Thank Ik_Bennett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a few apps and some wine- okay, okay, a bottle of wine- with my wife. Everything was delicious and the menu has lots of options. We were eating veggie and we still had plenty of choices. Lovely broccoli soup, smoked salmon, and...More

Thank fulltimetravelercpl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for money , beautiful food , friendly staff and cocktails are amazing specially the drumstick really nice place for dinner with friends and family

Thank Kirsty K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good and food excellent value. Several whiskys to try. When we went had an offer on main meals. Shame it was out last night in Fort William as would have gone back.

Thank Caz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more can be said about this place went a few times on our last visit and 3 times again this visit. The food is excellent and the staff are so welcoming and friendly just love it here. If you want a table pop in...More

Thank happybali9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this cafe bar as there was nowhere else to eat. Ordered a cheese and onion panini. Was a bit different, one half of the panini was cheese and the other half was onion but nevermind. Reasonably priced food and friendly staff

Thank carlystoke3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sharing a meal with family and friends is always special. We had a delicious meal with a great choice from a varied menu. Catering for all tastes. The staff were helpful and friendly

Thank Joanms49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son had the Cajun chicken burger with lots of chips and said it was really good whereas I had the 3 lamb cutlets and mash... so before ordering asked the waitress if the lamb was very fatty to which she said they weren’t. Well...More

Thank Bossyboots1966
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Friendly restaurant with helpful staff in warm and welcoming surroundings. The food was excellent, the fajitas were a generous portion with lots of sides and were well flavoured. Good prices.

Thank giliath
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sean k
July 24, 2017|
Response from Janice F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are as pub and small...other cafes have out door seating in village
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 703600
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At the Tavern a warm welcome, fantastic food and a great selection of wines, spirits, beers, soft drinks and coffee is always guaranteed!Located on Fort William High Street, the Tavern offers quality Gastropub style food. We offer lunch and evening meal menus.The Tavern is a popular destination for visitors and locals 12 months of the year. Our Head Chef takes great pride in sourcing local fresh produce which is prepared from fresh when you order.
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