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Russell's Restaurant

Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
+44 1397 712335
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish” (7 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are here on both evenings while staying at Smiddy House.. which are the rooms attached to the restaurant.... so glad we did. Between me and my husband we had the mussels to start and the scallops.... followed by the filet steak and monkfish in...More

Thank vicky j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay at a local cottage every September with friends and at least one visit to this restaurant is a must..the food is just FABULOUS..lovely warm friendly greeting.. staff are lovely and Robert always remembers us, which means a lot when you only visit on...More

Thank simplyelaine2a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the warm welcome from Robert, the excellent host, to the very comfortable and relaxed lounge, to the excellent service, to Glen's absolutely mouth wateringly delicious and imaginative dishes - a meal at Russell's is a wonderful experience and not to be missed. Do book...More

Thank wendyedmond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I ate eat here when enjoying an overnight stay in one of the rooms. Lovely food and service and the best tablet I've ever tasted!

Thank kiplingScotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night for Dinner Bed and Breakfast this month after a trip on the Jacobite Steam Train and had a fantastic visit. Rooms are spotless and have everything you could wish for. The dining room is stylish and relaxed and the food excellent...More

Thank Boyseatscotland
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Oh and the food was good too. Worth the price to experience one of the best restaurants anywhere. Veal, lamb and salmon cooked to perfection. Had a Delwhinnie whiskey too. You won't be disappointed.

Thank mmacrow1
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Had been driving from Skye and stopped off here for dinner. Looked like pub grub. Turned out to be a very surprising little delight. Taken to the lounge where we pursued the menu and then taken into the dining room. Food was outstanding with a...More

1  Thank Broge1
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Each time you book a visit to this restaurant you know that you can look forward to a consistently high standard of food and good service from the friendly staff and often welcomed by Robert your attentive host. The surroundings are warm and welcoming, and...More

1  Thank Chris4London
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Celebrating our wedding anniversary. The most delicious food ever. Great service. Our 3 year son was well looked after too. Ice cream for starters!! Very impressed / would highly recommend 👍👍

Thank Dolly123456
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers exceptional service and outstanding food with a Scottish twist. From the moment we were invited to peruse the menu in the drawing room I enjoyed the experience. The scallops with black pudding and two sauces were perfectly cooked. I also enjoyed the...More

1  Thank suziq5
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September 11, 2017|
Response from Greg D | Reviewed this property |
Their website indicates 2 courses for £32.50 or 3 courses £38.50
July 21, 2015|
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Response from DotJohn | Reviewed this property |
We don't know because we don't have a dog and we didn't see any dogs. You should get in touch with the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$43 - $57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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: +44 1397 712335
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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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