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Restaurants & Pubs in Oban

Discover the taste of Scotland at local Oban restaurants & pubs as you experience the freshest and finest seafood on the west coast.


Oban is often regarded as Scotland’s Seafood Capital and we encourage our guests to explore all the gastronomic delights and places to eat that our beautiful town has to offer. Here are some of our favourite Oban restaurants and bars – and all are within a short walking distance from the hotel.


Following an indulgent No. 26 breakfast, an adventure filled day exploring Oban and beyond can work up quite an appetite. When choosing where to eat in Oban, you are truly spoilt for choice. Although Oban is often regarded as Scotland’s seafood capital, we have listed some local Oban restaurants that serve up some of the best gastronomic delights on the west coast. As well as being some of the best restaurants, bars and best pub food in Oban, they are all within a short walking distance from our hotel.


Bringing your pet along for the adventure? Discover where to go with our list of dog friendly restaurants and pubs in Oban here.

Oban Restaurants

cuan mor oban restaurant

Cuan Mor


60 George Street


PA34 5SD

01631 565078

Waterfront Fishhouse Oban Restaurant

Waterfront Fishouse


No 1 Railway Pier


PA34 4LW

01631 563110

Booking recommended

Tables, chairs, and a back wall with vintage art.

Porcini Restaurant

Porcini Restaurant

No 17 The Promenade

Corran Esplanade


PA34 5AQ

01631 700211

Booking recommended

Ee-Usk Restaurant in Oban


North Pier


PA34 5QD

01631 565666

Booking recommended

Coast Restaurant Oban Place to Eat



104 George Street


PA34 5NT

01631 596900

Booking recommended

Old Inn


2 A828


PA38 8BH

01631 730186

Booking recommended

Taste of Argyll Restaurant in Oban Place to Eat

Taste of Argyll Restaurant

9 Argyll St


PA34 5SG

07882 226675

Piazza Restaurant in Oban



North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD

01631 563628

Booking recommended.

Kilchrenan Inn


Kilchrenan Inn, Taynuilt, PA35 1HD

01866 833000

Booking recommended.

Oban Pubs & Bars

The Oban Inn - Oban Bars & Oban Pubs

The Oban Inn

1 Stafford Street


PA34 5NJ

Best Pub Food in Oban - The Lorne

The Lorne


Stevenson Street


PA34 5NA

01631 570 020

Whisky Vaults Pub in Oban

Whisky Vaults

3 Tweedale St


PA34 5DD

 01631 566722

Oban Restaurants


Cuan Mor, meaning ‘big ocean’ in Gaelic, boasts fantastic views of Oban Bay which can be appreciated when you indulge in their locally caught seafood and popular gourmet grill options. Paired with their finest ales and whiskies, this is a real treat after a busy day. 


Situated on the Railway Pier is Oban’s Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant, where you can take in incredible views of the bay and indulge in seafood to match. The menu boasts tasty seafood as well as dishes from the grill and some delicious seasonal favourites.


Find the Oban favourite, Coast, in the middle of George Street in the old bank building. Coast serves its locally sourced seasonal menu featuring the best ingredients from land and sea.


Ee-usk, meaning ‘fish’, is Oban’s award-winning seafood restaurant. Their locally caught seafood is cooked to perfection and served with panoramic views across the bay and North Pier, which can be appreciated through their floor-to-ceiling windows.


The Etive Restaurant offers an intimate and personal experience with carefully cooked ingredients from Scotland’s land and lochs. Etive is known to produce dishes that are full of flavour and can be paired with the perfect choice of wine.


Offering fresh ingredients sourced from their own farm, Taste of Argyll is a ‘field to fork’ experience that takes pride in delivering quality meat and seasonal game dishes, alongside some of Scotland’s finest seafood.


Piazza is a tasty italian on the North Pier which offers classic pizza and pasta dishes as well as burgers and other delicious mains. Located next to Ee-usk, you are truly spoilt with breath-taking views across the bay.


Oban Pubs & Bars


Established in 1790, The Oban Inn is one of the most iconic pubs in Oban. With a warm atmosphere enjoyed by locals and visitors, you can taste local ales paired with traditional pub classics.


The Lorne is a traditional pub set in the heart of Oban. Indulge in delicious pub classics that have been crafted with locally sourced, Scottish ingredients.


Whisky Vaults is a former townhouse set in Oban’s prominent Tweeddale Street. Their cosy whisky bar is the ideal place for a well-deserved drink after an adventure-filled day. Choose from their selection of handpicked wines, Scottish real ales and malt whiskies.

Book direct for our best available rate with a glass of fizz on arrival, a complimentary breakfast during your hotel break, and a luxury Gordon Castle product to take home with you.