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Great Whisky Shop

Really enjoyed our stop in this shop. The staff were very knowledgeable and the selection included... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2019
pbl1980
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Drayton, Canada
Informative and welcoming

Warm and cozy little shop with a roaring fire and welcoming informative proprietor. Gentleman was... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2019
campergirl238
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Maryland
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19 Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NJ, Scotland
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

Really enjoyed our stop in this shop. The staff were very knowledgeable and the selection included some of the rarer scotch's which many of the run-of-the-mill shops throughout the country do not carry. The opportunity to do a bit of sampling prior to purchase was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

While visiting Oban happened upon this pleasant looking and comfortable specialist wine shop. We looked around and chose a bottle of wine, approached the counter ready to pay. The person whom I assume to be the proprietor completely ignored us as he chatted on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Warm and cozy little shop with a roaring fire and welcoming informative proprietor. Gentleman was patient with our many questions and very knowledgeable about Whiskey, cigars, and local area

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

My husband and I stopped in here while we were waiting for my parents to join us one afternoon, and were really pleased with the range and the knowledgeable recommendations of the staff member working. I love wine, so enjoyed seeing the range of different...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ladydars
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I wandered in here with my brother and his wife. It's a great place with a lot of hard to find whiskies. After looking around for a bit and conversing with James, I noticed a selection of open bottles. After I asked if they were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff C
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Mike helped me with a number of tastings to pick the final stellar whisky to end our trip to Scotland. I found him to be very knowledgeable, friendly, and he made suggestions of what to try. I settled on The Glen Allachie 12 year, a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank neumanium
Reviewed September 7, 2018

wanted a bottle of 10yr old malt, had seen the same bottle in other shops in Oban but amazingly we found that we were able to SAVE £10 by buying it at Oban Whisky & Fine Wines Shop, not only was our bottle cheaper, we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Where else can you go and have a few samples before you buy, while enjoying the ambience of a small fire in a fireplace? This place was wonderful. The guy working there was very helpful and patience with all our questions. We ended up buying...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maxpaste
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Having realised that the local Oban distillery no longer sells miniatures of its wares my husband wanted to try before he bought the 14 year old whisky. The staff member was happy to offer a wee dram to see what it was like. Great service...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I popped into James' shop while in Oban. He was helping another customer and I was impressed with his knowledge and guidance. If you're not sure what you want, or need some expert help, James is your guy. He gave me great tips on smaller...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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