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Moorings Hotel Restaurant

Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
+44 1397 772797
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I needed a quick-ish dinner while travelling, and Moorings did not disappoint. I had the fish pie, while my wife had lamb shanks which were delicious. Some fish pies have only small pieces of fish, but this pie had decent-sized chunks. While...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great spot that is out of town - so chilled and not too busy, the food is good - typical Scottish fare, and although the service is good - it is very slow.

Thank maee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to eat. Popular with hotel guests. Good choices even for vegetarians. Good service. Well worth trying.

Thank Sharma V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was busy when we came on Tuesday. Which is usually a good sign. The staff were friendly but the Manager is a little abrupt. The refurbishment and decor is great. However the food.... First of all, the place is obviously understaffed. I ordered the...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hate giving places bad reviews after fleeting visits, but we just had a really odd experience here. Popped in for coffee, intending to stay for food if we liked the place. Ordered coffee from a perfectly polite kid at the café bit and paid...More

1  Thank ScottishMoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked in the afternoon for 6 people and were given I think the best table in the house , views of the Nevis range . Service was great and the food very good. Local produce cooked correctly with no fuss. Thank you so much...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Website says it is number 1 restaurant. Maybe we were in the wrong part of it, but it had limited, uninteresting choices very averagely presented and above average prices. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank KayA A
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Moorings was used for dinners during our time in Ft Wiiliam. There is ample car parking. However reservations were needed. No sign of chips with meals- a big plus. Staff were friendly and attentive to our needs. Their orange coloured ties added plenty of atmosphere....More

Thank David R
Reviewed August 11, 2017

On a very cold blowy AUGUST afternoon it was a welcome haven for a very good cappuccino and a tea. Quick service and everywhere seemed clean

Thank Yorkshirediner
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We were staying locally in a B&B, asked for a recommendation, and weren't disappointed. The location is wonderful, overlooking the Caledonian Canal at the 'Neptune's Staircase' series of locks, with Ben Nevis behind swirling in and out of the clouds. We ate in the Bistro...More

Thank Dave B
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August 18, 2017|
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Response from ch00chter | Reviewed this property |
I would check the website, the Bistro restaurant area is open all day
November 20, 2016|
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Response from Moorings_Manager_12 |
Hi there, Yes we have a Set Christmas Menu running from the 1st of December through until the 23rd. The Menu can be found on our website under the offers section. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you require any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$24 - $41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William  >  Banavie
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 772797
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The Moorings offers mouth-watering cuisine in our Restaurant, using fine Scottish produce, including west coast seafood and Highland game. The Upper Deck Lounge bar also serves a range of tasty bar meals including fish, chicken and pasta dishes.
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