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“Haddock the size of a whale!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Lock Inn

The Lock Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cairndow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Haddock the size of a whale!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Fish and chips excellent and huge. Busy pub on weekend of music feis. Pretty standard fare, but good quality pub grub

Visited February 2013
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Portree, Scotland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“An excellent, trditional Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

The welcome is warm and friendly. The staff are very helpful and can offer advice about a variety of subjects. The food is superb and more than ample! Highly recommended!

Visited October 2012
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Thank Judith C
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Premier Hostelry in Fort Augustus”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

Lovely sensitive refurb with amazingly efficient log burning stoves at either end of the bar. Amazing canal side views. Great ambience with super local feel. Proper welcome from owner/bar staff makes you want to return. Better menu than the alternatives (eg The Bothy). This place has upped it's game and is now the pub of choice in this lovely location. Forget the others, this is the one !

Visited October 2012
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Thank canoesrus
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Edinburgh
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic fish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

We were in Fort Augustus last weekend and went to the Lock on Friday night. Two fish and chips and a few drinks later we were sad to have to leave to go back to our holiday cottage. The Lock Inn is a warm and welcoming wee place, with fantastic fish and chips. If you find yourself in Fort Augustus, make it your destination for a fine tea.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fine wee pub & fantastic pints!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

After a very long drive in our campervan from Harris we decided to park up and reward ourselves with a wee pint. Very warm welcome from the lovely lady in charge, cracking wee pub and fantastic pints!

Will visit again in the summer!!!

  • Visited November 2012
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