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The Olive Garden

2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 570347
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (28 reviews)
“seafood risotto” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 581 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Christophe V
Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did not realize this restaurant was so popular that you needed a reservation to be seated on a Saturday evening. Fortunately we were there early enough that we did get a table. The service was quick and the food was excellent. The unhappy surprise...More

Thank ed78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent seafood, had to wait 30 mins for a table but it was worth it, the battered haddock was superb

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely meal with friends ,food superb ,waiting staff very pleasent . Took a while for our meal to arrive but worth the wait .

Thank 659Kate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best place that we ate on our holiday to Oban. Excellent food, excellent service. Would definitely recommend.

Thank kazzoe3516
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We initially were going to a seafood restaurant on spec but it was booked up. So glad we found this wonderful restaurant. The menu was varied and the four of us couldn't fault our meals in any way.

Thank PatriciaN05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my husband, 17 year old son and my father. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very relaxed. The staff are extremely polite, and offer a first class service. There is an excellent variety of food on...More

Thank carole p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good menu that should satisfy all. My seafood pasta was an uncomplicated dish with adequate prawns, scallops and clams, simple and tasty. Haggis and Black Pudding spring rolls starter was a favourite at our table. Staff were attentive and for a busy Saturday night...More

Thank JAM1N
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Fabiano V
April 28, 2017|
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Response from jessibee83 | Reviewed this property |
Not when we went during march.. sorry so long to answer :) cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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Description
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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