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“Great” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Oban Inn

Oban Inn
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $22 - $45
Cuisines: Canadian, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Gate Street
Description: Since its beginning in 1824, the long tradition of the Oban Inn dining experience has been enjoyed by generation after generation of our returning guests. Savour "Four Diamond" creations combining Oban classics with modern gastronomy focusing on the region's fresh ingredients married with the outstanding harvest of Niagara Wines as chosen by our sommelier.
Ajax, Canada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Everything. The location, the serenity, the rooms are very comfortable. The staff are warm and friendly and their focus is your comfort and enjoyment.

Visited October 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Buffalo
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Beautiful Inn with spectacular gardens! We did not stay at this Inn however we had a great dinner there. Service was great! Food was high quality and beautifully presented.

Visited October 2012
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Woodstock, Canada
Level Contributor
52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Food Good, Service SLOW”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

The Oban Inn was a favorite of ours for lunch or dinner and the food is always
nicely presented and flavourful. Unfortunately on a slow Thursday evening the
two of us came for dinner as part of a birthday celebration. The host sat us
promptly and took our order for cocktails. The waitress dropped by and told us
of the specials and left to let us view the menu. Our drinks came along with fresh
bread. Our waitress showed up to take our order and then ignored us after serving
us an appetizer and a bottle of wine. We had to ask the host to clear our cocktail
and top up our water, something our waitress did for everyone else but our table.
Meanwhile our appetizer plates, empty bowls and bread basket stayed on our table.
When our dinner came it was only then our waitress had to clear our table to serve
the main entree. Again the food is excellent but the service on this not to busy an
evening was not.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Focused1
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Port Colborne, Canada
Level Contributor
50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“beautiful scenery, friendly staff great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

my boyfriend and I had a wonderful lunch at the Oban inn! The service could not be faulted. the food was fresh, hot, plentiful, flavorful and exciting. the fish and chips with a bit of a twist were wonderful and my caramelized onion and cheddar quiche was to die for. such a fantastic setting and reasonable prices for the area!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank jenny G
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London, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Must try!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were at the Oban for dinner the 3rd weekend of August. My 1st course was a peach soup using fresh, local peaches. It had a touch of salsa for both colour and taste contrast attractively placed in the centre of the bowl. It was the perfect opener for the rest of the meal. I had the shrimps and scallops - both perfectly cooked and lightly seasoned. Service was, as always, timely and discrete. If you're in the area, be sure to make your RSVP early.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank MaidO'Mud
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