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Chartroom II Bistro - CLOSED

Oban | Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant, Arduaine PA34 4XG, Scotland
+44 1852 200233
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“langoustines” (5 reviews)
“loch melfort” (4 reviews)
“amazing views” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Oban | Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant, Arduaine PA34 4XG, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Looking forward to a light snack after visiting the very nice gardens. Menu descriptions looked good. However, I was served with a floppy brown wholemeal prawn marie rose sandwich with stale crisps and some modest salad. The price for this unappetising offering was £7.95! Just...More

Thank DeanRogers2016
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Langoustines were on the special board when we visited and they were fantastic. Views down the loch and over to Jura are splendid too.

Thank rcspeirs
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went to the gardens (lovely and well tended) and popped in for a bite to eat. Had Loch Melfort Ale which was very nice and a slice of carrot cake which was the best we have ever tasted. The service was good and friendly. The...More

Thank nono323
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We only had soup in here: reason, everything else was a full meal except plain sounding sandwiches. The soup was served in a small bowl. It was supposed to be a Ayrshire ham hoc hand lentil. To say it was watery is to oversell it....More

Thank vince092
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by after a visit to Oban, we should have researched more but we were tempted into the The Chart Room Bar & Bistro because of its perfect location. Great views, nice outside seating area. However, that's where it ends, service is mostly average, food...More

Thank tonyiow
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Popped in for a snack after garden visit. Enjoyed sitting outside admiring the view and watching out for the hungry chickens running around the garden area. Food was fine, service was fast, value was good.

Thank TechnoProf
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stopped here for a coffee and it was a goooood coffee, what amazing views from the bistro..will definetly be back to sample some of their food which looked really good and the cakes looked good as well. Might even stay here if we get a...More

Thank Smallbur
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

If you like fish and chips (according to people sitting opposite they were good) then I couldn't recommend. My husband ordered a crab starter and I had scallops. The crab was grim-it was off and we drew their attention to it. I was shocked they...More

Thank Suzanne H
GlasgowHugh, Owner at Chartroom II Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

We are sorry to hear of your and experience dining with us and have taken your comments on board. Obviously staff should not quibble with customers when they complain about something, but freshness of our seafood is an absolute. We get through so many kilos...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a lovely evening of dining and music. The quality of the food and service were excellent. The views over the loch are spectacular and the monthly Friday night music supplied by several local musicians is worth a visit. We will be back next...More

Thank Sportygirl1959
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Fine food severed by welcoming staff, on the terrace overlooking the stunning Loch Melfort and the Islands.

Thank julian s
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oban | Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant, Arduaine PA34 4XG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Arduaine
  • Phone Number: +44 1852 200233
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For garden enthusiasts, sailors or just those wanting an informal place to have a meal and refreshments, the Bistro at Loch Melfort provides a wonderful balance of spectacular views, casual dining and delicious food. Our legendary langoustines are served daily, along with scallops and mussels. All our food, including Highland Beef Burgers and Beer Battered Haddock are home-made and our policy of buying food locally wherever possible applies to all our dishes. Vegetarian options are also available. The Bistro directly overlooks Asknish Bay with wonderful views out to Shuna, Jura and Scarba as well as Skerries.
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