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Loch Fyne Oyster Bar Cairndow

Clachan PA26 8BL, Scotland
+44 1499 600236
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“oysters” (305 reviews)
“chowder” (56 reviews)
“salmon” (79 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Clachan PA26 8BL, Scotland
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391 - 400 of 1,151 reviews

Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Very rude "assistant manager" who spoke atrociously to our party when we walked into the restaurant hoping for a table for lunch. He turned away without discussion as he was "on his own" that day. There were only 3 other tables dining (!?) They don't...More

3  Thank drahma
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Oysters were lovely but again the staff bordered on disinterested. Won't be a third time! I can understand that it can be a long day but front of house did not exchange 10 words total with us and got the order wrong for both us...More

1  Thank Doug F
Reviewed September 16, 2015

No visit to Scotland should ever be ended without lunch in the Oyster Bar. It is just the best place to be in the middle of the day particularly when the sun is shining! The restaurant environment is very relaxing; the food is faultless; and...More

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stopped by on the way back from Islay, having heard recommendations. Oysters were great, fish soup was tasteless and the main course of scallops consisted of only four scallops with small pieces of chorizo. All this at quite a steep price! Service was good, but...More

Thank Opher D
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This was easily the best food we had in our week in Scotland! We stopped in for lunch on our way to Crinan. Not sure what to expect, we ordered a few small things to share. Wow. Best chowder I may have ever had. It...More

Thank Marci M
Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant had an amazing location and does great seafood. A Sunday visit with the family was a great success and the quality of the kids menu was excellent. The delicatessen is also awesome. I will definitely be back.

Thank Alwaysruthless
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Visited more to satisfy curiosity and was delighted that it lived up to its branding. Cautious about what places describe as plateaux de fruits de mer/fruits of the sea as they are often disappointing shadows of fondly remembered meals in Normandy. My wife enjoyed her...More

Thank GridSystem
Reviewed September 13, 2015

We visited the Inveraray castle recently and thought we would pay the Loch Fyne oyster bar in Cairndow. It is situated off the main road from Inveraray to Cairndow along the beautiful loch fine. It has a its sea aquarium and garden centre and gift...More

Thank The-Wise-Ones
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have drove past this restaurant countless times as we headed north to various places but had never stopped before, well we stopped this time and I very happy we did. This is a fantastic seafood restaurant, all locally sourced fresh seafood,...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed September 11, 2015

On our way up to Campbeltown we stopped here for a mid- morning break. Too early for lunch but the restaurant staff were very helpful in suggesting the deli counter which offered a selection of sandwiches and other snacks. We decided on smoked salmon with...More

Thank John D
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May 2, 2017|
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Response from Leanne M | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow dogs in the restaurant. You are welcome to use our outside tables. If you have any further questions please call 01499 600 482.
John A
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Glasgow42 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, car park is right outside if this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clachan PA26 8BL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Clachan
  • Phone Number: +44 1499 600236
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