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All 76 Oban Restaurants

The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

1 The Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 563110
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Ranked #6 of 76 Restaurants in Oban
Price range: $23 - $31
Hours:
Sun - Wed 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Set in idyllic Oban on the North West coast of Scotland, Waterfront Restaurant offers sumptuously fresh fish and seafood in a cutesy boathouse-style setting. Whilst enjoying stunning views over Oban Bay, guests can sample fine local catches, delicious fish classics and an impressive world wine list. Luxurious delicacies are served from the Waterfront oyster bar, as well as nautical-themed cocktails and international beers from the bar.
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Perth australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Scallops were so fresh it still makes my mouth water when I think of them,service was also excellent cheers!!

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Waterfront F, Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful 5* star review! I completely agree with you our Isle of Mull Scallops are to die for! I'm glad you feel the service you received was great too! If you ever venture to Oban again be sure to pay a visit! More 

edinburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This restaurant gave us a great evening with excellent food and good service even on a day when the roof of the building had blown off at 4am the previous night. Would certainly recommend and revisit.

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Waterfront F, Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you managed a meal with us before the storm damage took effect on our restaurant! We will be re-open again in March so no need to worry! We hope to see you back in the future. More 

Edinburgh
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a delightful Scandinavian-style restaurant with a lovely menu. Can't fault the service or food and can thoroughly recommend a meal here.

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Waterfront F, Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are are always happy to hear our customers enjoyed their evening with us. We hope if your ever in the area again you will come back and see us! More 

Washington, DC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great value as we went at 6:30 and were able to order from their equivalent to an early-bird menu. The selection was still nice, and the food was excellent. Pleasant service and nice atmosphere. Would certainly recommend.

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Waterfront F, Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful 5* review! I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with us and we hope to see you again soon in the near future. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stopped in the town of Oban for a quick tour of the city and its whiskey distillery. Found this gem of a restaurant sitting on the waterfront by the train station. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is superb. Highly recommended if you want a nice lunch or dinner with your special someone. Nice ambiance, great food and... More 

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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank so much for your kind review! I am so pleased that you stumbled upon us ans had such a wonderful meal. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip - hopefully see you again! More 

Dorking, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Quiet Monday evening visit with my wife. Two fish dishes. Hers was grilled to perfection. Mine was deep fried which needn't mean an oily mess but unfortunately it was. I was not charged for my meal and received a regretful apology. Nice pieces of fish though. Good wine and whisky selection. No interesting beers. Friendly polite service. Pleasant interior and... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were in Oban for 2 nights and ate here both of them. Great seafood dishes for the adults and our 6 year old son loved the chicken. The seafood stew is not to be missed!

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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - we really appreciate it! I'm delighted that you and your family enjoyed your meal with us, if you are ever back in the are you know where we are! More 

Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Good food, good service nice surroundings. Had a lovely meal pleanty to choose from and cooked perfectly. Service quick considering the restaurant was busy. Would visit again.

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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so pleased to hear that you would visit us again, we would love to have you back! Thanks for the review! More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Whole sea bass was delicious. Beetroot gravad lax was interesting idea but not so sure about the taste. Recommend the lobster ravioli. Nice upstairs location. Would prefer small spoons for small size dessert! Friendly staff.

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Waterfront F, Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on our restaurant, our Char-grilled Whole Sea Bass marinated in Chili, Lime and Ginger served with Sweet Potato Fries and Mixed Leaves is a very popular dish amoungst our customers and we are glad you agree. Handmade Lobster Ravioli is a personal favorite of mine, the shellfish cream sauce is to die for!! Next time... More 

Deia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Food is good ! However i think the staff need to be trained to handle mistakes they have made. I personally like the person who took my order to serve me, so if there is any misunderstand to what you have ordered for a starter and main course is understood especially when you have made a compromise twice as they... More 

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Additional Information about The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

Address: 1 The Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1631 563110
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 23 - 31
Cuisine: Seafood, Scottish

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