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The Food Stop

$$ - $$$
British, Scottish
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Parade, Fort William PH33 6AZ, Scotland
+44 1397 702241
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Saturday 9th July called in for a late lunch. Service was friendly and helpful. All 3 off us had burgers which were delicious. Obviously freshly made and served hot, not barely warm as you get some places. My only complaint and it's a pet hate of mine - why do chefs insist on using chopping boards, baskets etc when a... More 

1 Thank JohnPaterson123
Weeting, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Food Stop is situated at the Alexandra Hotel, we had a delightful meal one evening and were served by a very pleasant waiter for whom nothing was too much trouble. It was very good value and we will be dining there again when we are in Fort William.

Thank hobbsj74
Elgin, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We are a family group of four who went to this place for an evening meal on Monday 21st June - and wish we had not! Three of the group chose the 'roast lamb' and one (me) the battered haddock. The fish was ok, but nothing like the best I have had - slightly over done - but the chips... More 

Thank TheElginNobles
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Good food and reasonably priced. We would go again when in the area. Hubby had a burger and I had the risotto. No complaints.

Thank Caroline A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I had a very nice meal at the Food Stop while staying at the Alexandra Hotel. There is a good menu and the staff were very friendly and polite and the food was served quickly. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and you don't have to be a hotel guest either as it's open to the public. Try it and... More 

Thank themanwiththecamera
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

The food here wasn't very good at best, the portion sizes are small and definitely not worth the prices. I had dry chicken with poor quality haggis stuffed inside. One of our party had fish and chips which only came with 10 chips. The waitress took orders for two of our party before returning some time later to say that... More 

Thank admf2
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

have been a few times and has been normally good but today was simply awful... i ordered cullen skink and my wife had the soup , it took about 20 mins to arrive and mine was hot and hers was cold and heres why.. hers was the soup of the day and would have been in a pot or urn... More 

Thank sheppydogman
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The food was mostly very good, but the portions of vegetable accompaniments were very small. I'm sure this could be easily rectified to make eating here a better experience.

Thank Oller4
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Our family of 4 chose to eat here on our first night in Fort William. Restaurant quite busy (seemed like most of the other diners were staying in the hotel) but it was totally lacking in any sort of atmosphere which wasn't helped by the bright lighting and lack of any background music. Food came quite quickly and was well... More 

Thank JetsettingMike
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I come here often for lunches and dinner and for not being in a while we decided to go for some lunch. The staff and service, as always very lovely, attentive and welcoming. Unfortunately the food was a massive let down. I had the haddock and chips, for one it didn't come with the mushy peas it states in the... More 

2 Thank steph234W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parade, Fort William PH33 6AZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 702241

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?