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The Olive Garden

2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 570347
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 587 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located on the South Pier, adjacent to the Railway Station, with entrances both opposite the Railway Platforms and the Pier Front. It is much bigger inside than the entrances suggest. Despite its name, the Restaurant specialises in Sea Food, but does offer...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IanGH
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Eaten here before a few times and used takeaway option, food is lovely but if your thinking of using takeaway think twice as your treated like a second class customer, seen restaurant busy and your made to feel lucky being offered anything at all which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank flybazz
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Excellent food and service. Great staff. It was close to our hotel Perle House....a great hotel so we decided to try it. Would go back again. Wanted risotto but tried a seafood dish instead.....amazing

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elle2606
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The Cullen Skink was especially good said the non vegetarian. The vegetarian options were good too. Well worth visiting at least once.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane W
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Large comfortable and stylish restaurant with a varied menu. Food very good and kitchen open to diners Helpful friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank crawfordandmargaret
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Had a nice dinner experience with a friendly and swift service. Can get very busy, so be on time or book your table.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TrailBlazer818945
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Being vegetarians, it is sometimes difficult to get a fair selection. Fear not; this place can cope! I particularly enjoyed a delightful butternut squash risotto on one night and a huge pizza with sweet potato fries on the other. My only down point is this:...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Graham S
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We had dinner there as all the other places were full. Service was friendly but food was average. Good prices though.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Christophe V
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on two separate evenings during our stay in Oban. Each time the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was served quickly and both times we could not fault the quality. Shame it’s so far away, a real gem of a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

A very special place absolutely stunning food staff a very very friendly a little pricey but worth every penny

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andrew H
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Fabiano V
April 28, 2017|
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Not when we went during march.. sorry so long to answer :) cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland (Formerly Rascals)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 570347
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The Olive Garden restaurant is situated right on Obans busy Railway pier, the transport hub of the town. At the heart of The Olive Garden is the kitchen, which is exactly as we think it should be. With an open hatch allowing guests to watch our team of chefs in action, you can see the passion and care which goes into each and every plate as your food is lovingly hand prepared and cooked fresh in front of you using only the finest locally sourced and authentically imported ingredients.We offer a wide selection of Italian and Mediterranean dishes in a relaxing, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. Able to cater for anything from a romantic dinner for two in a cosy corner to parties of up to 100, The Olive Garden is the ideal venue for any occasion. Children are more than welcome, and we are able to offer half portions and gluten free options on request.We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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