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The Old Forge Public House

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Opening hours a bit sketchy!

Took the ferry over from Mallaig to visit this pub, given its highly believable claim to be the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
OneAmongMany
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Cheshire, England
via mobile
Good food but a but pricey

We had an evening meal and a good time. The seafood was good but the portions were a bit small and... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Katie L
,
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 Jul 2018
“Opening hours a bit sketchy!”
13 Aug 2018
“Sublime to the ridiculous ”
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Mainland Britain's remotest Pub - Guinness Records. Open all year, creel catches daily landings of loch nevis langoustines, hand dived scallops, estate venison, homemade soups puds and organic breads. 2 real Ales, 11 moorings and showers. Fresh...more
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Inverie | Knoydart, Mallaig PH41 4PL, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here every night for a week in 2009 and back now 9 years later. Menu is now much reduced and experience is heartbreakingly bad. It shames both Belgium and Scotland. It’s a place where it’s almost impossible to make a mess of it,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Like many reviewers before me, i experienced the rudeness and arrogance of the proprietor of The Old Forge. We were so looking forward to visiting having heard about this place from friends. However, it transpired they had wonderful nights here under the old management. Things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Took the ferry over from Mallaig to visit this pub, given its highly believable claim to be the most remote pub on the British mainland. We'd heard stories that the landlord is a bit hit and miss with his opening hours, so before paying our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank OneAmongMany
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We arrived by boat and walked about 500 yards along a easy path to the pub. We ordered drinks from the owner (he was delightful) just before sunset and sat outside enjoying our beverages. The weather was sunny, slightly cool but no wind. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I ate here when hill walking in Knoydart. The meals are delicious and the staff friendly and helpful. However, it does not open until 5.00p.m. which means it's not open for lunch etc.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Christine G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had so looked forward to visiting this pub come restaurant on the beautiful peninsula of Knoydart but having not booked a table (it was a quiet time of year and the place was empty) we were told by the extremely brusque and miserable proprietor...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank joeyEdinburgh
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We got the ferry ⛴ and had an hour to kill on Inverie. Thought to stop here for a beer and since the sun was shining we could even sit outside on the benches and take in the stunning views! It is said that it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We had an evening meal and a good time. The seafood was good but the portions were a bit small and it isn't cheep (£40 sea food platter). The muscles were the best bit in my opinion. The menu was limited which I think is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Katie L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I do understand about the remoteness, and that therefore prices are expensive but I felt the prices were quite high for both food and drink. We eat no meat and very little fish, and there were no vegetarian options. So we requested soup, chips and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ailsa56
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A pub in a great location but not fulfilling it's potential. The atmosphere was flat, the choice of food was very limited and the windows were dirty. We were told booking was essential even though the pub was almost empty. I visited here 11 years...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Fat_hillwalker
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