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The Lock Inn

Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (141 reviews)
“curry” (20 reviews)
“macaroni cheese” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 932 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for dining and the experience was great. Food is good and service is better. Nice atmosphere and well located

Thank Luisortiz0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular local pub. The atmosphere is lively and friendly. The food is fairly simple, typical pub food, very good, only comment would be that portions are amazing, need a good apettite to finish.Staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Q6428CAAlex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and friendly staff.....what more could you ask for. Always busy with plenty going on. Best fish and chips anywhere.

Thank Alicats116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice traditional pub. We didn't eat up had a warm welcome and beer was very good. Family friendly. Will return for something to eat

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couple places were closed so we were directed here. We enjoyed our time and lunch until some very loud ladies ruined the relative quiet. Unfortunately they announced to everyone they were American College students, as an American it was very sad. Had fish and chips...More

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The curry was unexpectedly delicious, we finished the sauce completely! The mac & cheese was good too. Very comfortable setting; we enjoyed our lunch.

Thank yingzzzjo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple basic food served well done and with a smile and nice beer. Worth a stop for lunch! We liked it and our daughter was well looked after.

Thank thecockboy
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Had a quick bite to eat here while in Loch Ness and couldnt have been happier with it. The fish and chips we're massive and the whisky selection was on point.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed November 27, 2017

It was a cold and rainy day, missed the Lochness boat ride...Found this place to eat.. So thankful, it was toasty warm, with nice fireplace. Great food options for vegetarians and non-veg alike. Good for all ages! well made food and kind employees. We did...More

Thank swaaha
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

I was on a group tour coming in from Isle of Skye where I had just taken some amazing photos of the Loch Ness. I came upon this pub and saw it was pretty empty and inquired whether one orders at the bar or at...More

Thank ngriffith32655
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ccmm11
April 3, 2017|
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Response from Olbrit1 | Reviewed this property |
I only know this pub from a summer visit when it was mega busy. Parking is an issue as there are only about 6 spaces on the narrow one way street outside the pub. There is a pay and display public car park in the village... More
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Tracey C
April 1, 2017|
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Response from silverjen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they allow dogs inside, we had ours with us in the afternoons and evenings and he was always made very welcome as were we.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
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