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Crannog Seafood Restaurant

Town Centre Pier The Waterfront, Fort William PH33 6DB, Scotland
+44 1397 705589
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (317 reviews)
“langoustines” (122 reviews)
“baked cod” (18 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Town Centre Pier The Waterfront, Fort William PH33 6DB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My favourite restaurant of our whole trip (unfortunately my husband had a cold and couldn't taste anything - but he was well looked after and the bar lady made him whisky hot toddies!!) Every course was sublime. I had crab wrapped in gravadlax to start,...More

Thank Vivienne S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a fantastic meal in the Crannog at the end of the West Highland Way. The seafood is so fresh and the choice of dishes is well varied. The service and expertise of the waiting staff is second to none. Will be back to eat...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked a table here while on a visit to Fort William for a trip on the Jacobite Train to Mallaig. The Crannog was recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed. We both really enjoyed our food. We shared a smoked salmon and...More

1  Thank ebo350
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely fantastic sea food. I had the most amazing Langoustine as a main course while my husband enjoyed the sole. I also loved the speciality cocktails on the menu. Staff were helpful and attentive. Fantastic views out over the loch. I would recommend booking to...More

1  Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Crannog last week for lunch during the week. Beautiful setting and superb service and excellent food would recommended the fishcakes they were delicious, wine list was good too. Slightly expensive but worth it. We look forward to returning but would recommend booking.

1  Thank Pamhald
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went on my own, based on the strength of the prior reviews. Service and food were both excellent. I had the Cullen Skink (seafood chowder), and a chalkboard special of fresh langoustines with garlic butter and sides (see pic). I hadn’t had langoustines before,...More

1  Thank msf2007
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow Crannog was recommended by friends and we weren’t disappointed. Service was excellent and seafood wonderful. We started with hot smoked salmon and smoked salmon with a tarragon and avacado mousse. Then the best hake I’ve ever had with roast sweet potatoes etc. Hubbie had...More

1  Thank HethT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party of 6 had a lovely meal here at Crannog. Being a non fish eater I sometimes struggle to eat in Scotland and in some restaurants but there was a steak on the night we went which was cooked perfectly! I was also a...More

1  Thank Becky M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good meal, and all enjoyed our meals - hake, salmon, cod and cheesecakes. The location is superb looking out over the water BUT the ambiance would be much improved with lower lighting and some candles on the tables - or little paraffin...More

1  Thank Gill P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a special it was great the mackerel was delightful and the soup was excellent. The main course of Hadock was great followed by butterscotch icecream. The staff were excellent and very helpful. Well worth a visit . Well done

1  Thank John C
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15 April 2018|
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Response from CharlieAnne1966 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know
20 October 2017|
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Response from deniseac55 | Reviewed this property |
I'm unsure if it's geared for children. I suspect not but lunchtimes or very early evening might be ok for children. There were no children there during our visits.
Willy H
16 February 2017|
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Response from CrannogFortWilliam | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your query. Yes, we open all year round! Call us on 01397 705589 if you'd like to book a table. Many thanks, The Crannog team.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 70
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Centre Pier The Waterfront, Fort William PH33 6DB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 705589
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Stunning loch views, freshly caught local seafood and a glass of wine in a warm and cosy atmosphere - it's the perfect recipe for relaxing after you've had an enjoyable day exploring the Highlands. If you enjoy the finer things in life, you'll love Crannog.
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