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Russell's Restaurant

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Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
01397 712335
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely place this is. We booked a table based on other TripAdvisor reviews and were not disappointed. The menu is not enormous, but what they do do is exceptionally good. I decided on the chicken which was so tender it was like cutting through butter. My husband had a steak and he said it was wonderful. If we'd... More 

Thank Fifi582014
Bromley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hospitality from Robert who is very attentive. His partner is the chef whose food was a culinary delight. A well stocked bar / wine list plus superb food with very good service - a great combination

Thank charlesabey
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291 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So pleased we'd done some research and read about Russell's before our recent visit to Spean bridge. It is a fantastic place! The menu, the food and the service are all excellent! The scallops, the wood pigeon , the pate and the fig and Brie starters were all wonderful and the mains of the venison and the rib eye steak... More 

Thank WalkwiththeDog
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been several times now and fined the food the best we have had in the highlands. This time is no excption a friendly host, clean well decorated room and fantastic food a welcome haven on our trips north and an excellent bast for the north western munros.

Thank ralphjkemp
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying down the road and was in need of some food so booked a table here. Gets booked up quick in the village so best book well in advance to when you want to go. Friendly staff and lovely inside. The dining areas aren't cluttered and tables set lovely. We had 3 courses and it was brillant. Food... More 

Thank Nikki G
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place and Robert is an exceptional host. We stayed one night on the Great Glen Way. We had a lovely dinner and a special packed lunch! Thank you Rober and Glen!

Thank Smcw7
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying next door to this restaurant for a one night stopover and are very glad that we followed their restaurant suggestion. We enjoyed a glass of wine in the lounge area while choosing from the menu and then went through to a cosy dining room. The staff were very friendly and our meal was beautifully prepared and delicious.... More 

Thank HilaryJA
Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed next door to this restaurant for a one night stopover and visited for a meal. A warm , friendly welcome we received and absolutely stunning meal was served in a beatiful location. Fine dining at its best.would highly recommend. If we are ever in this area again I would not hesitate to return..

Thank erob320
Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

My husband and I visit Spean Bridge once a year for a holiday and always ensure we have a reservation at this amazing restaurant, it's become a very special place for us. This year is our 5th visit and it never fails to disappoint. Excellent service and exquisite food. Front of house Manager, Robert and his partner Head Chef, Glen,... More 

Thank Mishcos
Townsville, Australia
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99 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful experience eating at this two Rosette restaurant. Quiet, calm, well organised and perfectly paced meal. The set selections are fresh and mouth watering. It was so very hard to choose, only wish I could have had room to eat more.

Thank Mim C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$43 - $57
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Spean Bridge
  • Phone Number: 01397 712335
Serving outstanding cuisine with fresh local game and a selection of seasonal produce, Russell's is an AA award winning restaurant incorporated with the Smiddy House at Spean Bridge near Fort William. Once you have experienced the fine dining in our relaxed environment you may be tempted to stay a while!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?