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The Grog & Gruel

66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
+44 1397 705078
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“wild boar” (35 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We only called into the bar for a drink and on the recommendation of Leah behind the bar I had great afternoon with a very friendly staff and cosy log fire a place to visit on a cold winters day

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barry I
Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in here after reading about the whisky cider they serve and well worth it was too.Very nice pint in a friendly atmosphere.Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndyUK66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub . Loved the whisky cider. Warm and welcoming . Didn’t eat here just stopped for a drink .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank helent100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great. Really enjoyed it. Our dogs had no complaints too. Hot dog heaven - the edible kind. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FraserF838
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks a bit strange and dark climbing the stairs but once in the restaurant it was buzzing completely full on a Tuesday so that says a lot for this place. Food was excellent I had a Taco Platter and my husband had a beef burger,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lorraine f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can tell a place is good when it's jam packed....and this place was. Had a lovely lunch here, great menu, wonderful food & they are dog friendly! Recommend a visit when you're in Fort William. We'll definitely be returning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eileenm378
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So was recommended this place for food by a friend and was certainly not disappointed . The food was excellent the staff where very friendly . And even when my wife knocked her bottle of ale over my food the food was replaced free of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I3795EPmarkh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bar gets great reviews on TA and I had gone in looking for food. The bar was half full on an early, but wet Sunday evening. The four bar staff were camped at the far end in conversation. There was 3 of us waiting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank collavfc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday night - one or two of the other local restaurants are closed on Sundays. There were five of us dining and we had a variety of choices from the menu. I had the Stag pie which was tasty but not exceptional....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alastair S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend this for food and drink plus dog friendly. Found this best for the range of real ales. Food was lovely with plenty of choice

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank P7977GPlisat
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Questions & Answers
6 June 2018|
Response from relaxing_dad | Reviewed this property |
It is the law, so they have no choice.
24 March 2018|
Response from Rose2Jade | Reviewed this property |
This is a question for the Restaurant
20 October 2016|
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Response from Giraffe24 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the pub downstairs. There's a restaurant upstairs too but no dogs permitted up there :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Fort William PH33 6AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 705078
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Great food, good beer and a relaxed atmosphere in our Traditional Alehouse & Restaurant located on Fort William's pedestrianised High Street.
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