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The Olive Garden

2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 570347
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (28 reviews)
“seafood risotto” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 583 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large comfortable and stylish restaurant with a varied menu. Food very good and kitchen open to diners Helpful friendly staff.

Thank crawfordandmargaret
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a nice dinner experience with a friendly and swift service. Can get very busy, so be on time or book your table.

Thank TrailBlazer818945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being vegetarians, it is sometimes difficult to get a fair selection. Fear not; this place can cope! I particularly enjoyed a delightful butternut squash risotto on one night and a huge pizza with sweet potato fries on the other. My only down point is this:...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner there as all the other places were full. Service was friendly but food was average. Good prices though.

Thank Christophe V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on two separate evenings during our stay in Oban. Each time the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was served quickly and both times we could not fault the quality. Shame it’s so far away, a real gem of a...More

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very special place absolutely stunning food staff a very very friendly a little pricey but worth every penny

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not realize this restaurant was so popular that you needed a reservation to be seated on a Saturday evening. Fortunately we were there early enough that we did get a table. The service was quick and the food was excellent. The unhappy surprise...More

Thank ed78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent seafood, had to wait 30 mins for a table but it was worth it, the battered haddock was superb

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lovely meal with friends ,food superb ,waiting staff very pleasent . Took a while for our meal to arrive but worth the wait .

Thank 659Kate
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This was by far the best place that we ate on our holiday to Oban. Excellent food, excellent service. Would definitely recommend.

Thank kazzoe3516
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Fabiano V
28 April 2017|
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Response from jessibee83 | Reviewed this property |
Not when we went during march.. sorry so long to answer :) cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland (Formerly Rascals)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 570347
  • E-mail
The Olive Garden restaurant is situated right on Obans busy Railway pier, the transport hub of the town. At the heart of The Olive Garden is the kitchen, which is exactly as we think it should be. With an open hatch allowing guests to watch our team of chefs in action, you can see the passion and care which goes into each and every plate as your food is lovingly hand prepared and cooked fresh in front of you using only the finest locally sourced and authentically imported ingredients.We offer a wide selection of Italian and Mediterranean dishes in a relaxing, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. Able to cater for anything from a romantic dinner for two in a cosy corner to parties of up to 100, The Olive Garden is the ideal venue for any occasion. Children are more than welcome, and we are able to offer half portions and gluten free options on request.We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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