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The Bothy Bar

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, British,
Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
+44 1855 831539
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“haggis” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of hiking the West Highland Way, we walked from our B&B in Kinlochleven to The Bothy Bar for dinner. It was raining that evening, so the bar was quite full inside, but we were able to get seats at a farmhouse-style table...More

Thank hfritzinger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read some of the reviews & thought we better try it for ourselves & we are glad we did, what a great little bar serving some amazingly tasty food, I had the Highlander burger & the wife had the sliders both dishes looked amazing...More

Thank Damon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I stay in Kinlochleven I end up in this lively bar with great views and good pub food and this trip was no exception. It was a busy evening so it took us a while to find a table but it was worth...More

Thank Howellsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have used this bar on several occasions with years gaps in between visit and the food is always the same lovely.It dosent matter what you have its all nice.A very popular heaven for alot of hungry people.The service is good the staff are lovely

Thank chrissy t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view is to die for! Otherwise an unfussy pub with wooden tables and benches, catering mostly to hikers.

Thank Hilka
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely little pub/bar. Great atmosphere and had two great meals. Vegan dish labelled on menu and was super generous, tasty and filling. Liked the place so much came back twice. Delicious beer too. And warm! Fully recommend, especially for vegans as not that much in...More

Thank Esther A
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Great views of the loch from the bar, would be great to sit outside when the weather's good (unfortunately in our case it was raining). The service was really fast, the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was decent pub-quality food - not amazing,...More

Thank jaffacake32768
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Quite a dive but food is good and view is really nice. Service is efficient. Burgers were good, stuffed potato skins were tasty.

Thank cshgth
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The Bothy Bar was packed out with hill walkers but the staff did their best to find us a table. The menu was limited due to the amount of customers they had served but I’m glad it was. I had the Italian burger which is...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Was hoping to sample some Scottish stout, when asked about it they had no idea that Scotland had made any?? Then I showed them some pictures on the internet and they said it looks like like a fake Guinness 🤣🤣🙈 ... had a half of...More

Thank Mike K
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Bernie M
28 June 2017|
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Response from Laurence G | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there was a dog the second time we were there (he had a bowl provided inside too), and it says on the door that walkers are welcome too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Kinlochleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1855 831539
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