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Scott's

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Seafood, Bistro, Scottish
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Struan House, Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
01880 820190
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent in every way

I was in Tarbert overnight and simply walked up and down the quay looking at the various eating options before settling on Scott's Bistro. I struck lucky because (1) most tables were already reserved and (2) this is a stunningly good restaurant. I started with the tomato soup (a special) and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
JohnScott48
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Essex, UK
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Essex, UK
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124 reviews 124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I was in Tarbert overnight and simply walked up and down the quay looking at the various eating options before settling on Scott's Bistro. I struck lucky because (1) most tables were already reserved and (2) this is a stunningly good restaurant. I started with the tomato soup (a special) and followed with a substantial dish of smoked salmon carbonara... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went to Scott's with a small party of friends for my wedding supper. It was fantastic! The service was brilliant and friendly and the food absolutely lovely. The owner went out of her way to make us happy and I would have no problem with recommending this restaurant to anyone visiting the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Thanks to the maestro in the kitchen, I have really enjoyed the freshly made take away pizzas over the last couple of years. Ate in recently and was really impressed by the quality of everything - even down to the side salad. Lovely friendly atmosphere - thankyou (and see you again soon)!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited the bistro on a trip to tarbet marina. Had sea food chowder and a home made pizza; I was Not disappointed. The service was perfect and the food top noch! Will be visiting again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

On entering the restaurant I was very impressed by the design of the interior and the lovely and unique design of the furniture. We received a warm welcome and enjoyed good service. Tarbert is renowned for its fish and sea food and we certainly enjoyed the starter of scallops with bacon which was delicious. We followed this with a main... More 

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Perthshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Dined here recently as a family. Picked it as the chalkboard outside stated seafood and fresh pizzas so would keep parents and children happy. Décor is lovely and fresh, just what you want to see in a seaside bistro. Service was great despite it being a one woman show and she also checked in guests as this was a bistro... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A great little bistro with an attention to detail. The food was great, really what more do you need to know.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had dinner here and both really enjoyed it! Neither of us are big seafood fans (I know - a total shame), so we had soup (with their homemade ciabatta - wow!!), bruschetta and pizzas. Everything was so, so good! Definitely give this place a try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went for a meal & were not disappointed. We both had seafood for our starter & main but there was plenty of choice. It was well priced & sizeable portions. It is a lovely family run bistro with a great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We decided to eat out on our last night in Scotland and chose Scott's and were not disappointed! Fantastic restaurant, amazing food (pizza lovers should try the seafood pizza) and you get the sense of a family run restaurant from the the moment you walk in the door! Would visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Struan House, Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: 01880 820190

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Bistro, Scottish

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