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The Lock Inn

) #1 of 14 Restaurants in Fort Augustus $$ - $$$ , British,
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (128 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 833 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We popped in for a quick lunch. The town was really busy and we were just in time to get a table. You have to order at the bar. Service was very quick - I think we waited less than 10 minutes for a smoked...More

Thank suziq5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As an alternative place to eat in Fort Augustus you could not go wrong here, next to the canal, good local food cooked well and a good selection at the bar. Busy but pleasant atmosphere

Thank Adrian-Rees
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a busy pub/restaurant relying on a captive audience from the canal users. There seems to be no locals at all using the place, this must be due to the extortionate prices of the beers Although the food was good I was angry that...More

1  Thank seorasalba
Reviewed 6 days ago

Typical pub with simple but delicious pub food. The pricing is appropriate, particularly because the portions are really big.

Thank martina_libi
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I enjoyed the food so much, we ate here for both lunch and dinner after a long day of hiking the Great Glen Way. Know that you must order at the bar, and the seating is as you find it - which...More

Thank awanderer2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid our second visit of our stay tonight as we enjoyed our first visit so much. The food was delicious, well cooked, beautifully presented and very reasonably priced. If you sit upstairs the view is lovely. The staff were very friendly and extremely helpful....More

Thank L33_B1976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a bar lunch, My partner enjoyed the macaroni. I had the steak pie which was very tasty.. Atmosphere was good, bar staff were helpful, just a pity the weather wasn't as good as the food.

Thank rhobso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a couple of drinks while watching the boats go thru the locks then had a bar meal which was excelent I would not hesitate to return again.

Thank malcolm b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this cute pub in a picturesque location in Fort Augustus, 6 of us went in and asked for a table to be told there were none available even though we could see one vacant. When another patron asked after us and was taken to...More

Thank BeachnCruisers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popular with the yachties, other visitors and locals, The Lock Inn can be busy but is a place with relaxed welcoming atmosphere as well as really tasty, well-priced food and drink. Expect the fire would make the downstairs really cosy in the winter. Man-sized portions,...More

Thank ValleyGirl6
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Nearby Attractions
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.06 miles away
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.09 miles away
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.03 miles away
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.06 miles away
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Questions & Answers
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
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene
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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