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The Boathouse Lochside Restaurant

) #3 of 13 Restaurants in Fort Augustus $$ - $$$ Turkish, , European
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1320 366682
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“paninis” (7 reviews)
“hot pot” (14 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Turkish, Scottish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Emporium The Highland Club | Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 806 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting Menu, encompassing Scottish and Turkish influences. The staff were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. We had a lovely meal with a table by the window, overlooking the beautiful Loch ness. We were treated to a stunning view and even saw a family...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The choice of turkish food makes a change from the usual highland fare. Two members of our party had the mixed kebab special (its also a regular menu item) and said it was delicious. There is also a lovely view of the loch and space...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Let's start with the food as that's the most important part for me. I ordered the boathouse chicken (Balmoral chicken without the bacon), my wife ordered the nessie hot pot. The food arrived far too quickly to have been made fresh. The nessie hot pot...More

Thank T00TS1E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived early evening with no reservation and were very grateful they could give us a table (even by the window). We were told we had to leave within 2 hours which was no problem. A very friendly waitress took our order and our food...More

Thank mnementh20
Reviewed 6 days ago

We just did not like it. Walked a long way for a coffee and you did not felt very welcome. Wouldn'd go ther again.

Thank lena312
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere , good wine and excellent food and a nice choice. The service was excellent and booking a table no problem

Thank muncher2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have recently found the hidden gem on the banks of Loch Ness and was amazed by the stunning view as I had my meal. The food was absolutely perfect in every way the staff were very nice and nothing was a problem for them...More

Thank Terrytat2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service, very accommodating and helpful staff, great views. Really enjoyed our dinner here and everyone in our party left happy

Thank Pyof5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to write home about. Views were nice. My husband had a lovely chicken "guvec" which he really enjoyed but the portion size certainly did not warrant £14. Waiters could so with some customer service training though

1  Thank DurhamBecs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for a meal here and had hummus for starter and it was ok but little main course was this vegetarian dish, again although tasty was little and not value for money.

1  Thank charlieturner83
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What hours are you open over New Year?
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
Do these do a Sunday lunch?
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
is it a dog friendly restaurant?
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 24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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