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Ben Nevis Inn

Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
+44 1397 701227
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“haggis” (128 reviews)
“burger” (92 reviews)
“chicken” (71 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

My partner and I had a fantastic meal here whilst staying in Fort William. The food was top notch and ingredients were all local. It had a real family/local feel. Also a good range of whiskey!

Thank london9393
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal , staff were very helpful and well presented , meal was amazing , chicken and haggis with a whisky sauce , dessert was fruit pudding and ice cream , also delish , and the oatcakes , I took 4 pkts...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great selection of local brews. Lovely home cooked food! Lovely staff. I has the chicken and haggis in a whisky and peppercorn sauce it was lovely and just what we needed after trekking up Ben Nevis in the rain. A definite must after...More

Thank nia h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is a bit off from the town (at the base of Ben Nevis, just as you start your hike), but is only a 10 min drive. The inn is small and cosy, and the menu offers limited choice but the food is excellent....More

1  Thank Harkirat_Singh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been 3 years since my last visit to Scotland and the Ben Nevis Inn, I was so pleased to be back. The food was lovely, the staff are very friendly and the whole feel of the Inn is cosy and comfortable. Hoping it...More

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rocked up here after a very busy day touring the highlands and ending with a stretch of our legs up a wee bit of Ben Nevis. We were made welcome and were fed well- great atmosphere and so lucky as they were closing for a...More

1  Thank Kate17G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to this restaurant on the recommendation of the owner whose B&B we were stopping at and it didn't disappoint at all, the staff are what really makes this place as well as the chief who sits behind the scenes cooking amazing food. We...More

1  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing find down a little lane. It was a cold rainy nite but a nice warm restaurant serving good wholesome food.Vegetarians catered for too.On the night we we went there was a live local band playing which added to our enjoyment on the evening.

1  Thank jackiegbristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got here without reservation and we had immediately a table for us. We had a very good dinner in here. We ordered the sausages and the fish and chips and loved it. Great Scottish atmosphere and staff was very friendly.

Thank Deu-meParaIsto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely cosy little pub and ideally situated at the bottom of Ben Nevis very welcoming staff I had a pint of the local lager can't remember the name now but it was very refreshing after the hike and my friend had the hot chocolate which...More

1  Thank Craig H
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Questions & Answers
30 August 2017|
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Response from BARBARA G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is not too far and I am sure a taxi would go there. Sorry for delay in reply.
5 August 2017|
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Response from BenNevisInn | Property representative |
Hi Archie, We do not have rooms as such, we are quite literally a bunkhouse which is 24 beds in one room but split into 3 sections of 8. Kind regards Tom
Emma M
19 July 2017|
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Response from Amandine R | Reviewed this property |
I had the veggie Haggis as an entrée, no cheese and yummy, As for the rest of the dishes, I can't remmeber which had cheese or not but the food is very good, I'm pretty sure they do everything on demand so easy to change ;-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Claggan | Ben Nevis Inn and Bunkhouse, Fort William PH33 6TE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 701227
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