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MacCallum's Oyster Bar

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish
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Harbour Road | Harbour Road, Troon KA10 6DH, Scotland
+44 1292 319339
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to eat here whilst visiting Troon and we were not disappointed. Freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. It is a fish restaurant so don't expect steaks etc. Interesting menu and specials board. I had cullen skink followed by hake on a bed of cabbage and my partner had stornoway black pudding followed by seafood linguine. All very delicious. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant. It really has it all. It has a great location as it is a wonderful seafood restaurant which sits on the edge of the pier/harbor. You can watch all the fishing boats returning in the evening. The decor inside is great. The staff is fantastic and very attentive. The food is great, good portion sizes and... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found the Oyster Bar (wee hurrie) while walking along Troon front and around to the harbour. On entering the restaurant was shown to a table and given menus, first thing I noticed was the Cullen Skink soup, (my favourite) was disappointed, although the flavour was there, was very milky, and not a lot of smoked fish, and no bread served... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two weeks before this visit, we decided to see if we could get lunch (table of 2) without a reservation. We arrived at 1.50pm, to be told they were closed and the staff were going home. This week, we arrived and were told they didn't have a table until I said we had actually booked and suddenly we did have... More 

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scotland
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been a favourite for us for several years - so much so that we travel from glasgow especially ( see my previous reviews) But after our last two visits I don't think we will be back. I turned a blind eye to a few issues on our second last visit - giving them the benefit of the doubt... More 

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Thank Stephenjeanja
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Next to the wee hurrie is the long standing Oyster bar. I have been coming here since the 90s as the fish is excellent and the atmospheric ambience of sitting at the harbour is just perfect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Had a lovely lunch here, starters, main course and a few drinks for three and a very reasonable price of £49. The seafood was all fresh, as it should be for where the restaurant is located. Been a few years since we were last there and we were pleasantly surprised to find the standards have not slipped, in fact even... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A bit difficult to find, but worth it. Tucked away at the end of the working docks. The food was outstanding, the oysters were fresh and delicious.

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Carluke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

This was a fantastic experience for fish lovers .If yuo love anything from the sea come here . Choice amazing , flavours delicious and the view watching the seals in the harbour as we ate ...spectacular.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Been here several times and it never disappoints. Seafood good and fresh. Simple but tasty menu. Reasonably priced wines. Great location watching the finishing boats tie up at night (several seals in the harbour hopefully for some scraps too!)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $39
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Road | Harbour Road, Troon KA10 6DH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Troon
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 319339
Description
Seafood restaurant overlooking Troon Harbour specialising in locally sourced produce.

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