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The Crofter

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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High Street, Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 704899
Today
09:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Melbourne
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61 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five with children aged 17, 14 & 9 had dinner here. Meal was nice and reasonably priced with lots of choices.

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Thank tg0404
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been for lunch at the Crofter. Waited 40 minutes for food, definitely not full, bit a little busy. Chicken burgers arrived and found that the bun was dry and falling apart, chicken was dry, very little salad on the bun just a poor floppy piece of lettuce. I asked the manager if I could have a replacement meal quickly... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice lunch (I ordered gourmet burger with fries and hot chocolate) it's about £10. Tasty burger meat and amazing burger taste. Hot chocolate taste good strong enough, better than luxury hotel hot chocolate! Waiters are all friendly and nice. We had a very good lunch time here and enjoyed football game together with the other people... More 

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Thank ABVisor
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an overnight stay in Fort William and had our evening meal at The Crofter. We were a party of 6, with 4 adults and 2 kids aged 10 and 9. The Crofter was busy but staff were very accommodating and quickly set up a double table for us. The food was good hearty pub food with excellent portions,... More 

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Thank Ad D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

freshly cooked tasty and really really good value .......... massive gold star for being dog friendly................. Staff were so nice ............... coffee's were yummy

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Thank LynnGC
Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The Crofter had been recommended to us and we decided to have dinner there on a Tuesday. Sadly what we did not realise was that European football would be on the 5 plus screens in the restaurant section. Food was good but always conscious of people looking over you from the bar to watch the match. Food was good pub... More 

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Thank SteveOh1
Doha, Qatar
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167 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Not the fanciest place, but decent food at a fair price. Not too loud or busy. Service was good but not great.

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L.A.
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259 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

recently stopped at the Crofter after a day of touring for our group of 5 persons. I cannot comment on the food as we just stopped for drinks. The atmosphere was quite lively and full of guests at the bar. We ordered several rounds of drinks and got to talk to a few locals. Also met Dale Monk who worked... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We used this pub last year and once again we visited it several times for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Unlike most pubs where you order your food at the bar, this place has waiters and waitresses who take your order and bring food and drinks to your table. It is a pub so you can of course just drink at... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This place is so good we revisited it a few times this year. The staff are very welcoming and it must help the establishment that many of them are multi lingual. Food and beverages are very reasonably priced, quickly served and presented well. We will return when in the area again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Fort William, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 704899

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