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The Boathouse Lochside Restaurant

Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1320 366682
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (12 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (21 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
European, British, Turkish, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a gorgeous restaurant and the food was device with plenty of it as well. We were lucky enough to get a table looking out onto the Loch which made the dining experience all the better, this really is well worth a visit I highly...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The situation of this restaurant is awesome with Windows looking out across Loch Ness. We had a lovely meal here with excellent service from an amazingly efficient waitress.

Thank capewell893
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a very large party for lunch (14) and had an excellent experience. The restaurant has a fabulous location and beautiful views. The menu was pretty typical for a Scottish restaurant, but the food was quite good. The service was very friendly, welcoming, and...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was very convenient as far as location as we were staying at the Highland Club. The food was good, and the service was adequate. I had hoped they would have more options each day for specials but their "specials" were the same every...More

Thank allsandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived and were taken to our seats. Lovely views, good seating. We were left for a good 5 mins, usually drinks ordered pretty prompt but when we asked to order drinks he also wanted our food order, we felt rushed. Starters were delicious, prawn...More

Thank johnyblackflag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was very nice during our visit to Loch Ness. Good beer selection and an awesome southern tip view of Loch Ness from the table. Couldn't have asked for a better spot.

Thank DanB2754
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A reasonable menu and good food. The location is amazing looking straight down Loch Ness. Worth a visit for a good lunch or dinner

Thank Trix1711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner in this restaurant situated beside the river. The ambience was pleasant and the staff efficient. Ordered the Nessie's Hot Pot Pie which was slow cooked beef cooked in a mild chilli gravy, topped with a pastry lid and served with crispy fries and...More

Thank amylimTA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venue lovely, views amazing. Avoid steak..over priced and extremely fatty..poor customer service. Informed staff of poor quality steak and was told I will let the chef know..no gesture of knocking off any money from the bill. Baring in mind we had three steaks!! Other food...More

Thank mrswalker2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in - take a wild guess - a converted boathouse. It is on the edge of Loch Ness, so the views are gorgeous. There is no parking and the walk is a good 5 minutes. My husband ate here two years...More

Thank Reviewsbychabela
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2016|
Response from Mike L | Reviewed this property |
Hello As a visitor I do not know. But best to phone them.
Ray R
13 July 2016|
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Response from KarenSDerbycity |
yes it is - but just an ordinary (very nice) menu not Sunday roast
Rob O
18 May 2016|
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Response from LadyC77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi..sadly dogs are not allowed inside there ..if it is nice weather you could of course eat on the deck outside...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
  • Phone Number: +44 1320 366682
  • E-mail
Enjoy lunch, dinner or just a drink at The Boathouse Restaurant on the shores of Loch Ness. Open everyday all day 11am - 9pm. Outdoor seating.
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