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The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

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1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 563110
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a family dinner at the restaurant that a local recommended to us. It is preferable to book (you can do it on line from the restaurant website). In a nutshell you can say that all food was served and cooked with professionalism, but with lack of this fantasy that makes dishes to be remembered (I still wonder why the... More 

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Thank Jlv31
Oban, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always a pleasure to eat here. Steered away my usual choices and wasn't disappointed. Amazing meal as always, staff very attentive and although a very packed venue - space, attention and delivery were all on point!

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Thank gs287
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We gave this a try as it is in the Good Food Guide. Great location overlooking the fine harbour at Oban and I should think that all the tables have a view, thanks to the huge windows. The menu caters for everyone, so whilst your neighbour might be tucking into fish'n'chips wi' mushy peas, you might be enjoying a seafood... More 

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Thank Richard F
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Asked the waitress what she would recommend from the menu and got good guidance. She even asked med if I was sure that I wanted a whole fish with bones in to ensure I got a good experience. Dishes came quickly and was very tasty. Busy place so book seats or come very early.

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Thank Brian K
Leeds, UK
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely restaurant. We took our 3 children (2, 5 and 7). If your children have trouble sitting still in a restaurant, then this place probably isn't for you. However they do provide colouring sheets and crayons. There is no kids menu but almost every "adult" meal is available as a kids meal for half price. Smashing idea and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After learning that the other seafood restaurant eeusk did not take children for dinner, we decided to check out the waterfront fish house who happily takes children for dinner before 8pm. We were delighted with our meals. We had the scallops for a starter, my husband had the coley fillet and I had the seafood trio. The seafood tasted fresh,... More 

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1 Thank Rita W
Oban, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for my daughter's birthday everything was excellent. The waiting staff were all very attentive and all food was beautifully cooked and presented. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back.

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1 Thank billy-bragg
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us, and we were not disappointed. The fish was beautifully fresh and tasty and the service friendly and attentive. We had the homemade profiteroles filled with orange cream for dessert and although the profiteroles themselves were lovely and light, there was so little cream inside them, we ended up disappointed. But certainly for the main... More 

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

Thank you Jackie for leaving us a wonderful 5* review of your recent visit to the Fishouse! I am delighted to see that we were recommended to you and that you found your visit to meet those high expectations. I will certainly let the kitchen know to stuff the profiteroles with more of our homemade tasty orange cream in future.... More 

Knivsta, Uppsala Län, Sweden
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was ok even if the compositions lacked fantasy, and veggies! The service was almost too efficient and mainly inpersonal. It is not easy to feel at ease in this establishment even if it is not posh.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback of your recent visit to our restaurant. We will pass on your comments to the kitchen with regards to your meal however we do wish you had taken the time to mention this to the staff, perhaps we could've got you a different dish. With regards to the service... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing place to dine! When we arrived, our table was not ready, so we were kindly asked to sit at the bar and order drinks while waiting. Food was fantastic and we were served by true professionals. There is nothing to complain about. Thank you for a great food experience! Booking is highly recommended, the restaurant was completely full during... More 

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

Thank you very much Petra for your lovely review of your visit to our restaurant, we love reading the feedback from our guests. It's great to read that you found the meal to be of excellent value as well as the service provided to you to be inviting and professional. We hope you'll be able to visit us again in... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$23 - $31
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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.

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