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The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 563110
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dined at this restaurant on a very busy Saturday evening. We ordered our starters and main courses and a bottle of Chenin Blanc. When the wine came, we could see it had already been opened and about 25% of it was missing. We pointed...More

1  Thank feelymerl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First day in Oban and desperate for some fish and chips and this place did not disappoint. Excellent service and fish was great. Ordered the prawns to start and tasted great, only comment would be bigger prawns would be better (pretty small king prawns and...More

1  Thank pchu1985
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here after getting off the ferry from Mull, and they managed to squeeze us in. The food was reasonable - we chose from the early evening offer menu, which meant we were generally happy with the value. Didn’t blow us away, service was...More

1  Thank jen d
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice spot to watch the sun set over the bay in Oban. The service was friendly and food came out quickly. We were a little disappointed with the oysters (they were tasty but had been poorly shucked). Everything else we ate was very good, especially...More

1  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 5 days ago

After a long day going across to Iona to scatter some of Mums ashes we had reserved a table months ago to celebrate her birthday that day, even though we are from England she loved coming here with her Sister who had spent many happy...More

2  Thank Malchris
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had an 8:30 reservation as I was coming back on the Mull ferry at 8:05. Checked in a bit early and was seated at the bar, where we ordered drinks. At 8:26, we were shown our table - so kudos to the timing. Had...More

1  Thank DaytonJG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Fishouse before 6.45 pm for their fifteen pounds special two course dinner. Good choice of dishes, great food and friendly young staff. Great deal and most enjoyable dinner.

1  Thank Symposia555
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant serving fresh seafood with great taste. Excellence window view to the seafront with nice room setup.

1  Thank Benni L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked on a Sunday evening as saw the reviews on how busy is was. The food was outstanding and they had a separate gluten free menu. We Had seafood chowder which was delicious and mains of seabass, surf and turf salad and whole sea bream!...More

1  Thank Liane S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The online booking was easy to use and efficient. Once up the stairs the welcome was warm and friendly. The atmosphere was informal and lively helped by family groups as well other diners. The menu and specials were fish based but varied with a wide...More

1  Thank johnpugh098
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Andy C
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Kris R |
And I've no idea why my previous answer was repeated 4 times!
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March 29, 2017|
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Response from Qi K | Reviewed this property |
No. You have to climb at least 30 steps
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Waterfront F | Property representative |
HI, yes we are open on Sunday night from 5.30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 563110
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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.
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