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Starfish Restaurant

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Tarbert €€ - €€€ Seafood, European, British
Castle Street | Tarbert, Tarbert PA29 6UH, Scotland
+44 1880 820733
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (111 reviews)
“scallops” (48 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Castle Street | Tarbert, Tarbert PA29 6UH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place serves beautiful fish and seafood, locally caught. The cooking is perfect and everything is well-seasoned and delicious. I had a seafood and haddock stroganoff, which was delectable. The desserts are fabulous too.

Thank BorisCatBristol
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were enticed in by the aroma of garlic and seafood. We were not disappointed with the food, but the somewhat 'soggy' chairs did prove to be a challenge when trying to eat the seafood cocktail as the top of the glass was level with...More

Thank janeyp111
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had not booked and arrived later than we would have wanted but were welcomed in and too. had an excellent meal. Very good menu and specials board. Well prepared food and excellent service

Thank WestlochTarbert
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was wonderful, very tasty and cooked specifically for us. The service of the waitresses was very good, offering suggestions of what the food would be like and what to drink with the meal.

Thank parliz27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent lunch and great service. Highly recommend this friendly little restaurant. Recommend the fish cocktail too... delicious.

Thank jane60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute booking,great shellfish,salmon,very good service,I wish we lived closer to use it more,see you next year

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a meal at the Starfish a couple of weeks ago. I had the kedgeree, which I had never had before. It was a fantastic meal, delicious and filling - a proper Sunday brunch. My husband's dish (mussels in white wine...More

Thank Buwani G
Reviewed 1 week ago

went for dinner on a tuesday evening and lucky to get a table, think about booking in advance. Starters of wee queens was devine as was my hot and cold salmon. One of us had the seafood tom yum, massive portion but so tasty and...More

Thank MooooJoooo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to be back, this time with a dining companion who has severe food allergies. These were coped with very well and staff were thoughtful and considerate. As always the food was excellent, service briliant and was all reasonably priced.

Thank DionysusofCowal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Starfish restaurant on a very rainy evening. Most places in this are only serve seafood with very few exceptions. Service was good, portions were small, and the food was ordinary. They only accept cash for payments. There should be better options - maybe...More

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StarfishGillian, Manager at Starfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us in Starfish. We would like to clarify for future customers that we do accept all credit card payments, including AMEX. Perhaps on the evening that you were here we had some connectivity issues,...More

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Questions & Answers
22 January 2017|
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Response from Seamus60 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The restaurant is closed until March - so you will have to wait until then!
20 July 2016|
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Response from lasttango | Reviewed this property |
As indicated in earlier answers, it will be necessary to book to avoid disappointment - enjoy.
17 May 2015|
Response from carlymac8 | Property representative |
Hi, the restaurant is open through until Monday inclusive, closed on Tuesday then 7 nights a week thereafter. It's very busy this weekend owing to the annual regatta. Regards Carolyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$33
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Tarbert, Tarbert PA29 6UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: +44 1880 820733
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Fully licensed seafood restaurant in Tarbert, Loch Fyne, specialising in locally sourced fresh fish and shellfish prepared with simplicity and care. Full menu and daily specials with meat and vegetarian options also available, as well as a well appointed wine list. We promote a relaxed and friendly dining experience and look forward to welcoming you to Starfish.
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