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The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

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Seafood, Scottish
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1 The Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 563110
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10:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Set in idyllic Oban on the North West coast of Scotland, Waterfront...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 77
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing food and views

Went here on the 18th of April with friends and our two children. Even though they don't have a children's menu they will do the children half of any dish . The food was amazing and great value for money . The wine was excellent the views was beautiful. Perfect. There was one member of staff who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
t0ni41
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Went here on the 18th of April with friends and our two children. Even though they don't have a children's menu they will do the children half of any dish . The food was amazing and great value for money . The wine was excellent the views was beautiful. Perfect. There was one member of staff who really went out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I visited this beautiful restaurant with my 4year old daughter and parents we went for the early dinner menu 2 courses for 12.99 and a great choice of starters and mains. My Dad had a wee haggis pot,mum had mussels and prawn cocktail for me decent sized portions too and they were delish. Now my daughter on the hand decided... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Went to this restaurant after hearing excellent reports from friends who recommended it. We weren't disappointed. I had Langoustines and my wife had Salmon with black pudding which sounded different! but was excellent. Only complaint from me was not enough Langoustines! as they were excellent with the garlic butter. We both had sticky toffee pudding and it is one of... More 

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Comrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We visited the Waterfront on a stunning Saturday evening and enjoyed a delicious meal with delightful views across Oban bay. The staff were most helpful and friendly, can't wait till our next visit.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I was feeling excited about visiting this restaurant after a long drive but it was the most unpleasant restaurant experience of my lifetime! After almost an hour I still hadn't got food while my company had already finished their meals. Added to this the service was terrible. The waitress didn't have a clue about the menu and didn't inform my... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

They are currently repairing some storm damage to the roof. Do not let the construction materials stop you from eating at this restaurant The food was so good we eat there two nights. A two course value offering before 18:45 is an extra bonus Well trained staff, quick delivery of dinners and a wonderful view of the harbor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just had the most amazing lunch I have had in a long time. Would highly recommend this place. Excellent service and the food was divine.

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Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just finished the most amazing lunch today! Had the special Cajun haddock and the sea bass ravioli for mains! Huge thanks to Roy and Alex in the kitchen and also to Pavel and Lauren for the excellent service! This is definitely my new favourite place to come for lunch. If you're in Oban, even just for the day, this place... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Just finished dinner and it has been an excellent experience. Good variety of wines from around the world and a good range of fish (and meat) to choose from on their menu. The service was friendly and prompt without being rushed and we were left to watch the sunset in peace. There is some sort of repair/ renovation taking place... More 

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

Annie, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such wonderful feedback of your recent time spent with our team here at the Waterfront Fishouse. We agree that we are very lucky to be situated right on the harbour of Oban offering a fantastic scenic view to our guests, this also allows us to have the freshest... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

When you see this restaurant from the outside it doesn't look that great. But when you go inside it is a different story. The food is fantastic and service was excellent. Staff friendly and helpful. We will delfinately be back next time we visit Oban.

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

Elaine, thank you very much for your 5* review of the Waterfront Fishouse. We are a hardworking team and we love getting feedback from our customers. We hope you will be in Oban again soon and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 The Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 563110

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 31
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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