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Rannachan Restaurant

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Seafood, International, British, Scottish
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Corran Esplanade | Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
0870 950 6273
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Local seafood, organic produce and captivating viewsWith an emphasis on...
Local seafood, organic produce and captivating viewsWith an emphasis on fresh, local seafood, organic produce and attentive service, our Rannachan Restaurant in Oban is a welcome retreat at the end of your busy day.
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  • 9
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent and imaginative taster choices -and customer service with a smile

We enjoyed 2 great breakfasts and 2 fantastic taster menus on a 5pm DBB deal. In the morning, a wide selection of cereals, juices, fruits and hot options awaits. Free-range eggs with runny yolks competed with herby sausages, sliced haggis, smoked bacon, and Stornoway black pudding. Very good first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
coh8
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed 2 great breakfasts and 2 fantastic taster menus on a 5pm DBB deal. In the morning, a wide selection of cereals, juices, fruits and hot options awaits. Free-range eggs with runny yolks competed with herby sausages, sliced haggis, smoked bacon, and Stornoway black pudding. Very good first impression from the chef - and the service team could not... More 

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Thank coh8
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We ate as part of our stay package but I would recommend even just the restaurant as the service is good, the food is superb.

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Thank Sheila S
Maud
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

E xperienced lovely 6 taster meal menu both nights. Very friendly staff and prompt service. Nice dining area.

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Thank Jill W
Falkirk, Scotland.
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Friendly staff made you feel welcome. Service first class. Food very good, especially local seafood and steaks.

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Thank fury1947
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good restaurant a little further out on Oban’s waterfront, serving conventional, traditional dishes and seafood. We popped in as a couple for a dinner on a special occasion and it was great for an unfussy, quality meal without being particularly exciting. The decor is a bit of a subtle mix of hunting lodge and nautical, but is basically warm and... More 

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Thank GammaGarone
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We really enjoyed our food and presentation. We will certainly return. We would recommend eating here. The Staff are very friendly also and keep you informed which makes a difference when eating out.

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Thank WeeManny
Alexandria, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I had the oysters to start and they were lovely and fresh. I really enjoyed my chowder main course. My partner said his steak main course was very good, although not top notch, and was a very plentiful portion. My son, who is a chef, enjoyed the langoustine starter but was not so keen on the scallop main. The service... More 

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Thank Lesleyjoh
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great choice of food and breakfast was served to you, the 6 course tasting menu was varied and if you were on a DBB break and didn't like anything on this menu, you could choose something off the a la carte at half price. The eggs Benedict for breakfast were amazing

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Thank weejess
Gourock, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

service is fantastic, food lovely. it is quite fancy, we are plain eaters whereas the taster menu we had (for us) was quite posh. broccolli and blue cheese quiche, venison, cullen skink, scallops, pancetta, etc etc. we had our breakfast as well, fantastic selection to choose from. we had cinnamon french toast with bacon and maple syrup, tea and toast.... More 

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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The six course taster menu is fantastic. You will be doing well to get to the end of this but it is worth trying. The breakfast is the best choice menu I have seen.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corran Esplanade | Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: 0870 950 6273

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 61
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, British, Scottish

Description

Local seafood, organic produce and captivating viewsWith an emphasis on fresh, local seafood, organic produce and attentive service, our Rannachan Restaurant in Oban is a welcome retreat at the end of your busy day.

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