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The Olive Garden

2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
+44 1631 570347
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (32 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Railway Pier, Oban PA34 4LW, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Horrible experience, never experienced such a unfriendly Service. All what we were asking seems to be too much. We are coming to Scotland already several times, this was not what the sort of warm contacts we had so far. Food was good, good comment for...More

Thank Dirk D
Reviewed yesterday

Very good service and very decent Italian food. Large restaurant which needs to be quite full to create an atmosphere.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here briefly while on a tour of Scotland. The food was very satisfying. Highly recommended!

Thank Nichole P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb Staff. Very varied menu. Well, freshly cooked food. I require a gluten free meal and the owners accommodate this confidently and with imagination. A good meal, always, and reasonably priced. Extremely friendly. Definitely recommend this!

Thank Doreen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely, welcoming, friendly, spacious restaurant. Four totally different meals ordered which were delivered in a very reasonable time. The quality and flavour of each meal was superb. The desserts were meals in themselves with lovely combinations of gorgeous ice creams and Scottish delicacy sweets,...More

3  Thank Neil A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good seafood, where the lobster was delicious (it was day specials, so it may not be available all the time).

Thank Titiana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice restaurant with very friendly staff however food was average. Four of us had chicken but it was very tough and over cooked. Pasta dishes were good and generous and drinks were fine. Although I was a bit disappointed with my dish others...More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second night in Oban, Thought we would try somewhere a little quieter than Spoons. As soon as we walked through the door we were met and shown to a table in a ideal spot. Ordered a bottle of Pinot Grigio white wine and battered seafood...More

Thank jasper719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, impeccable service, friendly atmosphere. Italian Cuisine, the best of Oban, also the pizza is very delicious. Location front sea, very comfortable.

Thank Mzungu_Uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here twice with a small group of colleagues last week. Good choice of meat, fish, pizza which appear to be cooked from scratch. I had pizza and steak and both were good meals. Price is pretty competitive and service was efficient. Would recommend and...More

Thank JayLerwick_Shetland
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Fabiano V
28 April 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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