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The Lorne Bar

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Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
44 (0)141 564 1973
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 85
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this place

Myself and my husband visit Oban quite regular and on one trip found this bar. The entertainment on a saturday is brilliant, the food is good hearty pub food and they have a varied range of drink. the atmosphere is always laid back. a brilliant place to relax. we are coming to oban at the end of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Jill M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Myself and my husband visit Oban quite regular and on one trip found this bar. The entertainment on a saturday is brilliant, the food is good hearty pub food and they have a varied range of drink. the atmosphere is always laid back. a brilliant place to relax. we are coming to oban at the end of the month and... More 

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Not just tasty chips, the veggie burger was tasty as well. Washed down with Bitter & twisted blond beer. It was a shame that I didn't get a taste of the "Oban " malt whisky. I had wanted a taste before I bought a bottle. I got a "Tobermory " instead. Lovely.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Traumatised by the thunder and lightning, we sought sanctuary, and we found it. Staff were friendly and efficient. Food was honest, fresh pub grub. The chickpea and spinach burger was surprisingly moist and tasty. A good pint and pleasant atmosphere. Recommended!

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Oban, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Passing thru Oban for a few days and had another meal in the Lorne There is a new Winter Menu at £4 and £5 with all the Pub Favourites on it you could want at terrific prices - especially for families - probably to compete with Wetherspoons. We only wanted a quick Meal /snack Lunch and that was what we... More 

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Was in the bar in betweem christmas and new year.The bar staff were extremely rude when we were trying to get served.(which took an eternity)They were also rude to others around me. The dj should learn to be polite aswell.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

So far up their own backside. Don't ever go here, awful staff, bouncers are incredibly thick, please go somewhere else

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lornebar, General Manager at The Lorne Bar, responded to this review

I am sorry you seem to have had a horrible visit to the Lorne. My team and I are very sad. More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice pub just off the main street, fair size bar, beer garden and good service. Oh..wouldn't recommend the mojito's though.

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lornebar, General Manager at The Lorne Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, I am glad you liked the pub. Sorry about the cocktail, I will you had of said at the time and we could have fixed it for you. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

was just in for one passing not big drinkers . good quick staff was chatting to guy at bar , friendly atmosphere

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lornebar, General Manager at The Lorne Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I hope you had a great Christmas and New Year in Oban. More 

stirling
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Excellent food and drinks! Warm place with friendly staff, was given lager samples when I couldn't decide which one to have, which I though was a nice and professional touch. My partner and his sister had the catch of the day and had the ribs. Took us a while to decide where to dine in Oban and we were more... More 

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lornebar, General Manager at The Lorne Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we hope to see you back at the Lorne very soon. More 

Sydney
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a nice little pub to either just have a drink, a snack or a meal. We went for a meal but I couldn't resist having nachos first. The nachos here are fantastic. Not only do they come with lots of jalapeno chillies but real fresh mozzarella - none of that crappy grated cheddar cheese - and good guacamole,... More 

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lornebar, General Manager at The Lorne Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and I am so glad you had a great visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: 44 (0)141 564 1973

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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