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Russell's Restaurant

Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
+44 1397 712335
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 377 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hubby and I ate eat here when enjoying an overnight stay in one of the rooms. Lovely food and service and the best tablet I've ever tasted!

Thank kiplingScotland
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed one night for Dinner Bed and Breakfast this month after a trip on the Jacobite Steam Train and had a fantastic visit. Rooms are spotless and have everything you could wish for. The dining room is stylish and relaxed and the food excellent...More

Thank Boyseatscotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh and the food was good too. Worth the price to experience one of the best restaurants anywhere. Veal, lamb and salmon cooked to perfection. Had a Delwhinnie whiskey too. You won't be disappointed.

Thank mmacrow1
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Had been driving from Skye and stopped off here for dinner. Looked like pub grub. Turned out to be a very surprising little delight. Taken to the lounge where we pursued the menu and then taken into the dining room. Food was outstanding with a...More

1  Thank Broge1
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Each time you book a visit to this restaurant you know that you can look forward to a consistently high standard of food and good service from the friendly staff and often welcomed by Robert your attentive host. The surroundings are warm and welcoming, and...More

1  Thank Chris4London
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Celebrating our wedding anniversary. The most delicious food ever. Great service. Our 3 year son was well looked after too. Ice cream for starters!! Very impressed / would highly recommend 👍👍

Thank Dolly123456
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers exceptional service and outstanding food with a Scottish twist. From the moment we were invited to peruse the menu in the drawing room I enjoyed the experience. The scallops with black pudding and two sauces were perfectly cooked. I also enjoyed the...More

1  Thank suziq5
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed on a Dinner Bed and Breakfast basis. Great menu, all dishes cooked to perfection. Great service.

Thank Weejesssuecon
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My granddaughter took me for my birthday very welcoming staff comfortable surroundings and three courses meal was delicious would definitely recommend

1  Thank Morag M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent food and wine, good atmosphere. Quality produce which one doesn't mind paying the price for. Visited the place several times over the years when visiting the area.

Thank dominicpm
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12 September 2017|
Response from Greg D | Reviewed this property |
Their website indicates 2 courses for £32.50 or 3 courses £38.50
22 July 2015|
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Response from DotJohn | Reviewed this property |
We don't know because we don't have a dog and we didn't see any dogs. You should get in touch with the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 43 - USD 57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smiddy House, Spean Bridge PH34 4EU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Spean Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 712335
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Serving outstanding cuisine with fresh local game and a selection of seasonal produce, Russell's is an AA award winning restaurant incorporated with the Smiddy House at Spean Bridge near Fort William. Once you have experienced the fine dining in our relaxed environment you may be tempted to stay a while!
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