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Little Bay Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
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On the front at Oban next to sea wall, Oban, Scotland
+44 1631 569583
08:00 - 16:00
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Just a quick stop for a light bite. Partner loves his coffee and he was delighted with his cappucino. I had a tuna melt panini and it was delicious!! Free wi-fi too.

Thank Karen G
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Always with at least two choices of soup, Little Bay doesn't disappoint! Always changing what's on offer, from Thai Chicken to Cream of Parsnip and basics like mushroom and lentil. Definitely the best soup available in Oban. Staff are very friendly too.

Thank Jillian H
South West England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A nice straightforward place on the bay, can watch life go by through the big window. Lovely coffee and great cake too.

Thank C B
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty expensive for an ordinary coffee 2.20. Arrived 10 minutes late for a bacon roll and despite no customers in the place at all they were not willing to make one..maybe thats why they wete empty..dont think this place will last long unless they change the attitude

1 Thank James R
Oban, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Strangely popular place with unpriced good items listed on the walls. One menu printed on damp a4 paper for everyone to share. Simply bizarre.

4 Thank privateeye2016
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This cafe is one of those, when once you've visited, you'll always remember and want to revisit whenever you're in the locality. Although a tiny place, the food and drinks are always good!

Thank david R
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stopped off for morning coffee. Although this café was chilly due to the open door and the prevailing wind, the coffee was perfect. The staff were friendly and very helpful as well.

Thank Gregspray5
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2016

had the full scottish breakfast, service very quick and food was excellent. good value for money. plenty of choice from the extensive menu. worth trying this little bit of Oban, and looking out over the front whilst having your breakfast, sets you up for the day ahead.

Thank Donald C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Very friendly. My husband had the haggis burger and thought it was the best thing he had ever tasted! All the food was freshly cooked. Managed to resist the cakes but they were definitely tempting!!

Thank K W
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77 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great place to grab a cup of coffee on your way to the distillery for a tour. The coffee was rather good!

Thank MichaelB_TA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the front at Oban next to sea wall, Oban, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 569583
looking on to harbour at oban on sea front

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?