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The Barn

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Cologin, Lerags Glen, Oban PA34 4SE, Scotland
+44 1631 564618
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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oban
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had a fantastic New Years Eve at The Barn, food was excellent, atmosphere was great, the entertainment was second to none. This was the way to bring in the New Year. Fantastic well done Mary and staff.

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Thank kimmyoban
Cumbria
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Been going to the Barn through a succession of owners since 1979, Set amongst holiday chalets (Cologin Country Chalets) the converted farmhouse and barn serves excellent food and ales, and has long been a favourite of many groups from all over the UK. There is a large, sheltered outside area (with wood fire) and play park for children with duckpond.... More 

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Thank davyclam
Oban, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Mary and her team at the barn bent over backwards to accommodate all 68 of us at the weekend. The hog roast was amazing. The waitresses and kitchen staff all joined in the party games and looked like they were having as much fun as us. The kids were totally catered for With macaroni and chips. At 11pm bacon rolls... More 

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Thank paulacamer0n
Cockburnspath, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Barn serves a range of food and is delicious to eat. Very reasonably priced and so worth booking. There is a log burning stove inside and out in the conservatory. They start serving meals at midday and non residents are welcome.

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Thank Gabrielle H
Perth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food is really lovely but oh so skimpy. I had the chicken goujons. They were truly delicious but there was only THREE on my plate. Such a pity as it was a long, muddy trek to the pub. We were staying in the Lagnakeil lodges so decided to go the pub for a meal and to hopefully watch the... More 

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Thank Teenyanne
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

After a weekend walking and a lovely day in Oban - we decided to follow nose rather than head back to the big City. We came across The Barn - in the middle of nowhere and what an amazing evening. The location is gorgeous - in a very pretty valley, full of history. The Barn is surrounded by a few... More 

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Thank angela_paterson
Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Outside, there's a log fire that's great for sitting next to in the dark. The restaurant is dog friendly and the food is fantastic. The staff are friendly are the scenery nearby is beautiful.

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Thank carmenskye11
London, UK
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A cosy pub in the middle of nowhere with some chalets clustered around and a couple of nice walks. Very friendly staff and a nice mixture of locals and holidaymakers. The menu changes regularly, and the food is nicer and a bit more varied than your average pub. Nice seating outside for summer (covered with a fire, for Scottish summer!)... More 

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Thank Schnibel
Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very nice place excellent staff food was really good with an informal atmosphere. Was a bit of a trek and sat nav did not like it, , but was well worth the effort.

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Thank Daisycaz
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Warm welcoming, good food and good for kids with a play area for larger children outside. Has a log fire, and local music on a Sunday evening. Lovely

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cologin, Lerags Glen, Oban PA34 4SE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 564618
Description
The Barn is a rustic restaurant with a busy wee bar in the heart of the countryside just minutes from Oban town center. Open daily from Mid March to Mid November with reduced winter hours. Pet friendly. Real ales - Highlander on tap. Good wholesome, home cooked food with an emphasis on fresh local produce. Taste our Best quality award members.

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