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The Lock Inn

Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (149 reviews)
“curry” (19 reviews)
“burger” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 1,078 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Good grub. Gluten free options and a wide selection of malts. Friendly staff and good service. Would recommend

Thank l r
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big portions, great taste and very well value for money. Afterwards we felt sorry we couldn't eat more than salads on our friday evening visit.

Thank TLa76
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed at local camp site over night and they recommended this place, great place to eat was two mates and we had been paddling all day so were very hungry. We managed to get a table and the food was first class so was the...More

Thank Rex355
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are here a few times whilst on holiday. Every meal was well cooked and served with a smile, wish we could have stayed longer! Will definitely be back

Thank Orangepony2012
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is where we stopped for sustenance on the first night of our canal trip. Very good choice of vegatarian options and the other members of the party enjoyed the pies especially. Really good atmosphere in this very busy pub.

1  Thank delman47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide array of alcohol behind the bar. Used by locals and tourists. Food was good - fish portion was enormous. Macaroni and cheese was delicious..

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best steak pie I've ever had & I've had a few. Absolutely brilliant, it's full of steak & very tasty. It's a big meal as well. I always visit here every year a few times on holiday & it never disappoints. The pub itself...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vegetarians have a handful of choice and mine was the Mushroom pie. Now I know this is the gravy country .. but my soft mushrooms were swimming in it .. large amount of blend mushroom gravy mixture with a round shape industrial puff pastry on...More

Thank BecJauneBrewery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a couple of evenings in the Lock Inn next to the canal in Fort Augustus and have to tell you what a great old fashioned pub it is, with fantastic staff and superb food. I had dinner with friends on 2 occasions having the...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Lock Inn the first night that we stayed in Fort Augustus. We liked it so much we returned every night of our stay. The food was good and varied, the people were friendly and welcoming, and the overall atmosphere made...More

Thank djbpdx
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Questions & Answers
3 April 2017|
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Response from mrkettering100 | Reviewed this property |
I only know this pub from a summer visit when it was mega busy. Parking is an issue as there are only about 6 spaces on the narrow one way street outside the pub. There is a pay and display public car park in the village... More
Tracey C
2 April 2017|
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Response from silverjen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they allow dogs inside, we had ours with us in the afternoons and evenings and he was always made very welcome as were we.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canalside, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Fort Augustus
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