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160 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4165
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Price range: $24 - $48
Cuisines: English, Canadian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Gate Street
Description: Since its beginning in 1824, the long tradition of the Oban Inn dining experience has been enjoyed by generation after generation of our returning guests. Savour "Four Diamond" creations combining Oban classics with modern gastronomy focusing on the region's fresh ingredients married with the outstanding harvest of Niagara Wines as chosen by our sommelier.
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English first
Fonthill, Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Came to have a celebratory birthday lunch today at the Oban Inn. Had reservations, but for much of the time we were the only ones in the dining room (only 4 total in the dining room in the 2 hours we were there). Nice window table in the atrium - no cold blasts of air from outside. Our server was... More 

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North east
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

loved everything about this restaurant. Service was excellent, menu was varied and reasonable, try the fish.. wines were expensive but good choices. If you like George Bernard Shaw you will like this restaurant

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I had a fabulous meal at Oban on New Years Eve. Thanks to Stephen for making us feel welcome and giving such great service. We will be back!!

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Treated myself and my father to a holiday meal at one of the NOTL landmark properties. Greeted by the general manager of the property and seated by the window. Given the wine list as well as specials by her. Started with crab cakes and shrimp and followed with striploin. Paired with a Beamsville Bench red wine - check out the... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I only had the opportunity to eat the complimentary breakfast at the Inn, but it exceeded my expectations, had a great ambience.

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Ontario
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We recently dined at the Oban Inn for a special evening. The food and wine were all very good and priced accordingly. The service, provided by Kate, was excellent and she is a credit to the Inn. The only thing we did not like was that, since renovation, the Oban has lost its charm and, from the inside is much... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

During the 60's and 70's the Oban was tanamount to the "club" for the locals. Unfortunately the hotel and restaurant were totally destroyed by fire and then rebuilt and assumed by new management. Gone was that "special place" and a new elegance took over. Most locals feel uncomfortable there. We had a special and wonderful experience there last evening and... More 

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Thornhill, Ontario
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were staying at the Oban Inn and from many restaurants, we selected the Inn to eat at on both nights of our 2 night stay. The meals were terrific and the price good to high but the food was worth it. I had the Tuna each night. The service was terrific. On one evening, there was only one server... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was our 5th time staying at the Inn but, on my wife's urging, our 1st dining experience. Will be the last. Service was OK but seemed a bit rushed. Very limited menu (5 items + 1 feature). I chose the quail off the menu - OK but come on - let's use some creativity. Wife had duck breast feature... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I stayed at the Inn so having dinner there was super convenient. It was pretty good and surprisingly busy.

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Address: 160 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-468-4165
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
Average Prices: USD 24 - 48
Cuisine: English, Canadian

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