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The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 563110
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (264 reviews)
“seafood” (356 reviews)
“sea bream” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious scallop dinner at the Oban waterfront. Nicely prepared with pesto potatoes and tiny green beans wrapped in bacon. Paired nicely with Sauvignon Blanc wine!

Thank WarRLorr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this restaurant during a short trip to Oban. Very pleasant dining experience and good quality food.

Thank Stravaiger100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ordered some starters that were good. For main course we ordrred the Cod. The fish had an off flavor. We returned the dish to the manger who claimed it is ok and we will have to pay for it. We did pay unfortunately. First...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had fishy sunday lunch here. Super venue right in the quayside. Prompt friendly service fresh sea food. Very enjoyable experience.

Thank needlewoman2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was recommended by 2 people but I would not go back. Asked for gluten free appetizer and got 2 huge pieces of bread. Asked the waitress if the bread was gluten free and she said they were oaties. Now, I'm not from Scotland...More

Thank NJGirl2012
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here whilst in oban on a stag do, staff work ridiculously hard and the food was awesome. On our table of 10 there was not any food left after 2 courses and 2 people said it was the best fish and chips they had...More

Thank Foodfanatic7
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there for an early lunch and it was an amazing experience. The food was delicious, fish was fresh and the service was excellent. Also, the portions were big!

Thank Monta V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s our first night in Oban and we decided on this obviously very popular restaurant after reading Trip advisor reviews. It’s easy to book on line, but if you are in the vicinity you may get an earlier table. We had to wait about 90...More

Thank Prince D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on Sunday and were not disappointed, we went for the early bird deal at £15 and this is a great deal. We had haggis, clam chowder and shrimp cocktail for starters and all were excellent, main meals we had seafood pasta, trout...More

2  Thank david2149
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you want to go for the freshest seafood in Oban. We were there with another couple and sampled fish, scallops, mussels, chowder, and even haggis bon bons. The scallops were perhaps the best I have ever had and I've ordered them all...More

1  Thank KC2SF
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13 July 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Definitely casual is fine
26 June 2018|
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Response from Whozyamama | Reviewed this property |
It’s a nice restaurant, upstairs. I would assume no.
Andy C
12 April 2017|
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Response from Kris R |
And I've no idea why my previous answer was repeated 4 times!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 563110
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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.
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