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Starfish Restaurant

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Castle st | Tarbert, Tarbert PPA29 6UH, Scotland
01880820733
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fresh Scottish Seafood, simply cooked and presented, reasonably priced...
Fresh Scottish Seafood, simply cooked and presented, reasonably priced, served in a relaxed atmosphere. Hearty soups, homemade bread, delicious coffee and tasty homebaking.
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  • 9
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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
new season old favourites and new inspirations

visited starfish a few times now that its open for 2015.The old favourites like seafood stroganoff and catch of the day with homemade tomato sauce are as good as ever ,there are also some new kids on the block like haddock in sweet and sour sauce which looks fantastic

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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176 reviews 176 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

visited starfish a few times now that its open for 2015.The old favourites like seafood stroganoff and catch of the day with homemade tomato sauce are as good as ever ,there are also some new kids on the block like haddock in sweet and sour sauce which looks fantastic

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

great starters, perfect mains, the staff is too nice, a great night out with my wife, came back home happy, full and smiling

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Brilliant. one of the best restaurants I have been in. Staff are fab. So is the food. Will be back soon Thanks for a great evening

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Scot in Thailand
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9 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Food and service were great. Good choice of seafood, all local. Prices reasonable. Highly recommended.

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Ardrishaig, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

We went here on a special opening night in December. The food was as always excellent and the service very good as always. Looking forward to them reopening next year.

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Tarbert, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Always our restaurant of choice when we go out - the staff are friendly and the food is good. They allow dogs too, which is a major plus (although we haven't taken ours along yet)!

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Warrington England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We visited Tarbert whilst on a sailing holiday. After getting the boat safely tied up, I ran around the village to find a dog friendly restaurant, and was lucky to find the Starfish. They could not have been more welcoming to us and our four legged friend, who was provided with biscuits and her own bowl of water. The food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Top notch lunch of hot and cold smoked salmon with a vibrant rocket salad dressing . I love pasta and so appreciated a chilli twist in linguine and mussels. Soaked up sauce with perfect home made brown bread and home made butter. My partner treated me to lunch on a drizzly Friday off and loved his seafood pie which he... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Everything about the Starfish in Tarbert is just perfect. The staff, the food and the atmosphere. We went on Sunday night and it was so good we went back on Monday for dinner. Nothing was too much trouble. Make sure you visit this restaurant.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We arrived at 13.50 pm, shortly before closing, but were warmly welcomed for lunch. The special was Kedgeree which was excellent. The other special Cullen Skink was also good. There is a very interesting menu and I would certainly return if in Tarbert.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Castle st | Tarbert, Tarbert PPA29 6UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: 01880820733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 33
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Fresh Scottish Seafood, simply cooked and presented, reasonably priced, served in a relaxed atmosphere. Hearty soups, homemade bread, delicious coffee and tasty homebaking.

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