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“Best place to eat in Oban”

The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 96 Restaurants in Oban
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $31
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed April 19, 2014

The best food I have eaten in a long time. Service was absolutely fantastic have to say Pawel is the MAN. In Oban eat here or miss a great dining experience.

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1  Thank Rod1875
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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant.
I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us, we value our staff and are very lucky to have members like Pavel.
We look forward to seeing you again sometime in the near future.

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Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Great Seafood and lovely view watching the boats dock and vibrant atmosphere.
Staff very attentive. The sticky toffee pudding would have been nicer had it been accompanied by a little ice cream.

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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review the Waterfront - I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. Our Panoramic windows provide a fatalistic backdrop for you to enjoy your meal against.

If you are ever back in Oban we would love to see you again

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Reviewed April 18, 2014

I had the unusual surf and turf which was octopus and pig cheeks and was lovely. The lobster was good and the black and blue burger was a bit different and really tasty too. Great chips too!

1  Thank Stuart W
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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2014

The Surf and Turf is a new addition to our menu and it seems to be going down well, great to hear you enjoyed it!
If you are ever in the area again pop in for some more of our famous square chips!

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Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

What can I say about this wonderful restaurant (apart from the weird spelling!). Great location by the dock, really welcoming staff. Most importantly the food was absolutely divine. I can still taste my trout and black pudding. Prices are also pretty keen considering the quality on offer.Most visitors have heard of Ee-usk on the other side of the harbour, which has a great reputation for great reasons, but based on this visit the fishouse now gives it serious competition. Make time to go.

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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2014

Thank you very much for your review - its means a lot!
I'm so pleased you had such a wonderful experience with us, we do all we can to make our guests feel welcome.
Hoping to see you back in the future

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Reviewed April 18, 2014

We were immediately made to feel welcome. We were seated in the centre of the restaurant and were able to see the sun setting while we ate. Food arrived quickly and was delicious. I recommend trying the fried oysters - fantastic! If you like whisky then you have to try the Fisherman cocktail. Good value for money and the portion sizes were perfect for us.

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1  Thank Pamela C
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Waterfront F, General Manager at The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2014

Thank you for reviewing us! I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal with us so much. The Fisherman Cocktail consists of an shot each of Oban Single Malt Whisky 14 year old, Triple Sec and Kahlua - its a great accompaniment to a plate of fresh oysters!
We are looking forward to seeing you again soon

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