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MacGillivray's Seafood

57 Shore Street, Oban PA34 4NT, Scotland
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“coleslaw” (8 reviews)
“langoustines” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish
57 Shore Street, Oban PA34 4NT, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had an order of the langoustines, and one of scallops. Generous portions served with chips and peas and coleslaw. Totally fresh, and totally delicious. Exactly what we were looking for in a seafood-on-the-pier place!

Thank JDOntarioCanada
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent location but falls dead with old fish dry as paper. The tables remain unclean for long. When in such a brilliant position why shot yourself dead and not serve wellmade fresh food.

Thank Makarska75
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had Fish and Chips, unfortunately they ran out of salmon that day we wished we could have tried it. But the Fish and Chips were great! The fish was fresh and the chips crispy. Shame the weather wasn't good as they only have an...More

Thank lischen2211
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The crayfish salad is great value and the crayfish are amazing, lovely to be sat on the pier eating.

Thank Purplesecret
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had breaded haddock and chips with peas and coleslaw, nicely cooked, presented in the usual polystyrene tray at a cost of £8 each. A large fillet of fish and a good portion of chips. In the open air it might not be such a...More

Thank K1977HIcatherine
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We appreciated the sheltered tables and benches as it was raining. Staff was smiling and welcoming though very busy. We had one scallop and one salmon plate, plus two teas. Paid £22. Fish and shells were generously served, as side salad and vegetables. Scallops cooking...More

1  Thank wrenSudOuest
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visit MacGillvrays every time we are in Oban and it never fails to impress us. The location is brilliant, the no frills seating area is right on the waterfront and the food is lovely and very good value for money. Try their prawn cocktail...More

Thank Dottie H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

May not look much but what they produce is in a special class. The breaded fish, chips and the hebridean coleslaw is to die for. First to admit I'm not a great fish eater but I've yet to fail to finish one of these meals....More

Thank jim i
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Not looking for a full meal but just a light lunch we stopped by MacGillvray's the food was fresh and very good. I would recommend if you want a light quick meal.

Thank ronosbornemopars
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I asked for a child portion for my 6 yr old, but was told they were not available, so was offered single fish instead. Not fish and chips/fish supper. Meal was £8 and sadly I saw them put frozen chips into frier. Not worth £8,...More

Thank fatface4x4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Shore Street, Oban PA34 4NT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
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