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.

Marine Bistro

Is this your business?
Harbour Street | Strathclyde, Tarbert PA29 6, Scotland
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“haggis” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, American, Scottish
Harbour Street | Strathclyde, Tarbert PA29 6, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We have had breakfasts here for years and years and they are always fantastic. Never let down the owner is always cheerful and happy. The only dissappoinment was last time we were in Tarbert the chef was ill and so we couldn't have breakfast. We...More

Thank Travel_Teddybears
Reviewed 5 November 2017

After several false starts (sorry no pizzas, sorry no slushes, sorry no Hurricane Jack beer) we settled on breaded fish and chips for the grown-ups and hot dog and burger for the children. Perfectly OK but not exactly memorable.

Thank suegreig
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had lunch there last Sunday and we both had an Omelette, I can honestly say it was the best Omelette that I have had, light, fluffy, tasty and served with chips which were really good The service is first class, it was not the...More

Thank Veronica W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Following the lack of service at Ca Dora, we settled in this Bistro.....I'd actually stopped and had coffee here the previous Saturday on my initial journey from Glenrothes to Tayinloan....! There were 5 of us 3 adults and 2 teenagers and we had good attentive...More

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Had a full Scottish breakfast which kept us going for the rest of the day. Good value and service. It's right at the harbour and very busy.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Marine Bistro, Tarbert, Argyll We’d crossed Loch Fyn - catching the ferry from Portavadie just before mid-day - to take in the annual fish-food fair held in Tarbert for the first week-end of July each year. True to form, it was raining - not heavily,...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nipped in for a cup of tea when i was at the viking festival was good,nice view of the harbour and cake was very nice yes I would go back.

Thank Ginga N
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Marine Bistro is full of people most of the time. There is a wide selection of food on the menu, all of which can be taken away upon request.

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Having tried a nearby establishment where we were curtly informed "No food before 1 pm (!?) I was delighted to find the Marine Bistro. This bistro is located in a poorly- maintained building in a prominent position on the harbour front. I believe the building...More

Thank incongru
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Very nice coffee (I only drink filter/espresso and despise Costa) and a great breakfast - I had the veggie breakfast but with real Haggis (no raised eyebrows!) though I pinched some bacon off my friends plate (he had 3 or 4 rashers) and it was...More

Thank Paul T
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Tarbert
The Tarbert Hotel
123 reviews
.02 miles away
Anchor Hotel
472 reviews
.08 miles away
West Loch Hotel
283 reviews
1.19 miles away
Stonefield Castle Hotel
1,072 reviews
1.88 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Starfish Restaurant
642 reviews
.08 miles away
Ca Dora Cafe
320 reviews
.05 miles away
The Sea Bed Restaurant
241 reviews
.00 miles away
The Anchorage Bistro
201 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Tarbert Castle
130 reviews
.10 miles away
Loch Fyne Gallery
91 reviews
.00 miles away
Tarbert Loch Fyne VisitScotland iCentre
41 reviews
.07 miles away
Zing Organics
21 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Marine Bistro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, American, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street | Strathclyde, Tarbert PA29 6, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Tarbert
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