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The Shower of Herring

Melfort Village | Melfort Village, Kilmelford PA34 4XD, Scotland
+44 1852 200345
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“herring” (17 reviews)
“haggis” (3 reviews)
“peas” (2 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Melfort Village | Melfort Village, Kilmelford PA34 4XD, Scotland
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Holidaying at Melfort Pier and Harbour decided to eat out at the last minute. Called in to Shower of Herring and were made very welcome. We were warned there could be a delay in serving our food but we have waited much longer for freshly...More

Thank jennifer j
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Booked our holiday at Melfort Village largely based on the fact that it had a dog friendly restaurant on site. Emailed to book a table for our arrival night to be told there were no tables available until Thursday. I assumed we were just too...More

Thank Avril R
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We have visited Melfort Village on three separate occaissions. We have eaten at the Shower of Herring restaurant at least a dozen times now and each time has been brilliant. The food preparation and presentation is of a consistently high standard not to mention delicious....More

Thank fraserfritz
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely charming restaurant situated with Melfort Village. Wonderful food, beautiful surroundings and warm friendly welcome from the lovely Kat. Exactly the kind of hospitality that brings you back time and time again. Thanks very much

Thank theclarksfob
Reviewed July 4, 2018

After recently discovering this place, I cannot tell you how amazing it is. Food, that you can tell was freshly cooked, fantastic decor and staff that just makes you feel welcome and like home. I can and surely will recommend this place to anyone going...More

Thank Patryk S
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The menu offers a wide variety of mouth-watering homemade starters. I had the vodka & beetroot homecured Scottish accompanied by a homemade honey mustard dressing. It was exquisite.. It all was followed by a delicious homemade rhubarb and ginger cake with a scoop of vanilla...More

Thank Dean Thomas B
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This place is honestly amazing, the food was unreal, atmosphere was lovely and Adam,Kat were brilliant. It is a must try in Melfort Village!!

Thank Aleena Z
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I were visiting Oban while on holiday in Scotland. We couldn't believe in this little gem hidden away. Service was very attentive and a great value for kids scampi which came with homemade tartare sauce, salad and chips - that was £6.50....More

Thank Daga0607
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

While on holidays in oban got a chance to visit melfort village and had dinner at shower of hearing . Staff was so nice and friendly. I am fussy when it comes to food and taste however the food was so good in taste and...More

Thank Muhammad Z
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Dined here with my wife. Beautiful setting and lovely service. Having read the reviews we were really looking forward to an evening meal here. I have to say the food is average. My prawn cocktail starter marie rose sauce was overly vinegared. Main course -...More

Thank scotiadiver
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March 23, 2015|
Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
I think you have pressed the wrong button. If you contact the restaurant direct we are sure they can answer your query. We were just visitors . Enjoy your meal. Bob.
February 19, 2015|
Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We were guests at Melfort. Suggest you e mail resort direct and sure they will welcome your booking. Hope you enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melfort Village | Melfort Village, Kilmelford PA34 4XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kilmelford
  • Phone Number: +44 1852 200345
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We welcome out of hours group bookings. Lunch/High Tea available for group bookings (min 12 guests). Coaches, bikers (free car/bike park), pet friendly, walkers, cyclists.
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