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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Seasonal cooking amid elegant pastoral surroundings

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At a glance

Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Credit cards accepted

Occupying a corner spot on the main road through Spean Bridge, four smart bedrooms mean you can stop over and spoil yourself with top seasonal cooking. Russell's is in the 'Smiddyhouse', once the village blacksmith's, and is an intimate spot turning out well-presented Scottish cuisine.

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Opening hours

  • Days closed: 3 days a week (November to March)
  • Closed for lunch: all week
  • Closed for dinner: Monday (April to October)
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9


  • Chef(s): Glen Russell

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern Scottish
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30: 14
  • Wines by the glass: 7

Price guide

  • 2-course dinner from: £34.50
  • 3-course dinner from: £40
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 38
  • On-site parking available

Getting here

In village centre, 9 miles North of Fort William, on A82 towards Inverness.

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Spean Bridge
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