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The Oystercatcher

Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich PA21 2DH, Scotland
+44 1700 821229
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich PA21 2DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After an enjoyable walk along the coast our group of four adults and two young children had a delicious lunch in the Oystercatcher. The service was extremely friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. There were plenty of toys available to help entertain the...More

Thank RichmondRose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the area and ate here a few times. The place has a great atmosphere and all the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was amazing - we were expecting traditional pub grub - nothing wrong with that - but the menu...More

Thank Ginny E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing lunch here, 3 courses, good honest tasty food. The staff were lovely, very welcoming and a great cosy atmosphere in the bar. We will definitely be back.

Thank Archie1501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Around 3 years ago we stumbled on this place by accident and found they served the best mussels we had ever had before or since. Being slightly concerned on our second visit, due to a change in ownership, we went ahead and ordered the mussels....More

Thank TimboMidlandsUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for the past twenty years and seen chefs come and go, the last 2 years have seen the young chef blossom. His menu is well balanced with options for meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. I am always excited...More

Thank gillian199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quaint pub with Restuarant on eastern shore of Loch Fyne south of Strachar. Fish and seafood all locally sourced and exquisite locally brewed beer.

Thank kinesthetics
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I had a delicious meal here for our Anniversary. The staff are great, really friendly, helpful and efficient. The food was incredible and the view and outdoor area are breathtakingly beautiful. Sunset dining is a must. I can't wait for my next...More

Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a very rainy day. Staff were excellent & dealt with special dietary requirements quietly and without fuss. Will definitely go back

Thank songster58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful location on a secluded bay So peaceful and tranquil and stunning views And the drive over the mountains to get there well wort it A lovely pub Very friendly staff Great beer and fantastic food. Mainly sea food. Which is really good

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accommodated 27 of us taking orders on the day. Good selection, good food, good service and hospitable staff. Walks along the coast. Would not hesitate to go again.b

Thank Peter C
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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
28 September 2015|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
They claim to be dog friendly but don't really mean it. Our dog was good as gold all through meal and barked once when we were waiting for dessert. The owner was extremely rude and aggressive. I wouldn't inflict this place... More
Julie S
28 September 2015|
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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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