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The Oystercatcher

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in Tighnabruaich €€ - €€€ , Seafood, British
Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich PA21 2DH, Scotland
+44 1700 821229
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich PA21 2DH, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I been here a few times and it's always lovely food and very welcoming. Handy for the boat. There is also a gentle walk around the loch.

Thank janice310
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be filled by the quiet unassuming exterior. Warm and welcoming interior with friendly helpful staff. Excellent haddock, skin on chips and salad (beetroot and no cucumber, winning combination). Definitely worth a repeat visit.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped on the way hope from Portavadie Marina and the food was delicious!! Definitely recommended and service was great as were the coffees and desserts. Don't pass by! Stop here - cullenskink soup one of the best I have ever had!

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Oystercatcher at Otter Ferry by yacht on a beautiful sunny day last month for lunch. The Loch Fyne beers were excellent and the new menus was interesting and enticing. The new staff were very welcoming, convivial and efficient. We had a...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in at this place after hearing good reviews about it on a weekday around 2.30. Nice atmosphere, good food and friendly staff. It was so good we came back with the kids on the Sunday. Keep up the good work guy's

Thank jallybongo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a tremendous evening at the Oyster Catcher. This hidden gem is well worth the journey. The food is outstanding, service first class, and general atmosphere terrific. The restaurant and bar have undergone a make over since I last visited - the place is...More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch outside as it was a beautiful day, the views were stunning. The food was fabulous and the staff were very friendly. Will certainly go back

Thank AnnieMac205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food and service. These people really care a lot about you and your meal. We all had fabulous lunch and went back again and again. We tasted the Harris Gin which was wonderful. The walks and beaches in the area are super too!

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat and found wonderful service, great food and a nice place to just kick back and take a break. Food very good and well priced.

Thank scotjo70
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting. Tasty, well-presented food which arrived quickly. The friendly staff were considerate and warm hosts. We ate with a toddler and they had useful selection of books and toys to help entertain them! I'd happily return to sample more.

Thank Ellie S
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4 June 2016|
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Response from OystercatcherOF | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write to us, and we apologise for how you interpreted our sign. The sign regarding the lack of food was accidentally left up from Monday night, when we did sell out of food as we... More
Julie S
27 September 2015|
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Response from Bengal4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are but be wary of the owners dog who attacked my placid old boy.
Julie S
27 September 2015|
Response from Clare W | Reviewed this property |
Yes well behaved dogs are allowed in the bar. It is very dog friendly, we really enjoyed our two visits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich PA21 2DH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Tighnabruaich
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 821229
The Oystercatcher is a pub and restaurant on the banks of beautiful Loch Fyne, now open under new management. We offer meals prepared with fresh, local produce and stock a wide range of Scottish craft beer, small batch gin, and whisky in our bar.
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