We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Out of The Blue Bistro

££ - £££British, , Seafood
The Bay, Strachur, Scotland
+44 1369 860221
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
British, Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Bay, Strachur, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (47)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2018

At the end of a day touring in Scotland what can be better than a quality cream tea. And we found just that in Strachur at the Bay Cottage. This is a multi purpose establishment with groceries, a Post Office and a restaurant. All was...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We were staying along the road from this establishment for a week, and booked a meal for our last night. They were fully booked but managed to slot us in earlier (6pm). So make sure you book in plenty time. I ordered breaded Brie with...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Being a regular visitor to this beautiful part of Scotland. I cannot resist a visit to this fantastic establishment. Fabulous staff, amazing breakfast and lunch’s with the very best locally sourced produce cooked to perfection. A real hidden gem and a must try.

Thank Terryalba
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Great location. Food was lovely. Service was a bit mixed. People were coming in and no one was coming out to greet them. They lost out on a few customers who walked out after standing around for a while. After our food arrived no one...More

Thank Bolansan
Reviewed 21 May 2018

If there had been an email address I would have emailed the restaurant before putting this review on,but there isn't one I could see!! If I could give no stars I would!! My husband and I visited here on sunday 20th may and I am...More

Thank sunworshipper58
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We were staying at The Lodge, also owned by the same family, and they arranged a set menu 3 course dinner for our party of 13 during a hen weekend trip. The food was lovely, all three courses very tasty, and the chocolate mousse was...More

Thank Tamzin R
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Ate here twice whilst on our Christmas break, it is part of the village Store/Post Office, very cosy and ideal for food. We ate here at lunchtime and for breakfast, food on both occasions was very good. family run business with very helpful cheerful owners...More

Thank srm_holt
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We had a lovely lunch at Out of the Blue - a cosy, warm welcome awaited 8 of us for lunch. The menu was varied and suited all tastes,including those with special dietary requirements. The bacon rolls were delicious as were the soups,in fact all...More

Thank JaneWexo
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Wow. Great food the service is outstanding. Staff really helpful and friendly. So good we are going for breakfast tomorrow. Well worth a visit

Thank TraceyDav
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Well what a change since we last visit when it was a little cafe attached to a sip and post office.Looks very "Bistro" Dark wood bar,candles in bottles with waxdrips.etc. Lunch time menu ok ,sandwiches,burger and chips,fish etc.Did not like the coffee but perhaps just...More

Thank rubyme
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rubyme | Reviewed this property |
Never seen any in there but give them a ring,they are lovely and helpful.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:45 - 23:00
07:45 - 18:00
07:45 - 18:00
07:45 - 18:00
07:45 - 18:00
07:45 - 23:00
07:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bay, Strachur, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Strachur
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 860221
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing