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Cairndow Oyster Bar & Restaurant

Clachan, Cairndow PA26 8BL, Scotland
+44 1499 600236
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“chowder” (4 reviews)
“shellfish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
Clachan, Cairndow PA26 8BL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here many times in the past and always enjoyed ourselves. Popped in as we were driving past to visit family with my wife and 4yo. We were seated and menus handed out. I enquired if there was any kids options which there wasn't...More

Thank martinmachall
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We went for a family meal which was delicious - good atmosphere, good service and fine selection of fish on the menu.

Thank Patricia M R
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is usually a lunch time venue but we went for early dinner. We were the only customers which felt a little odd. Decided that we had exclusive use. The staff were wonderful as was the food. We had 3 servings of oysters between us...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is always crowded and for a reason. Great seefood, specially the many oyster variants. Good wine comes with it. Have a look at the shop and try not to buy something, it's nearly impossible. Just one remark: the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar works...More

Thank BertJanvOel
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Don't be mislead by Tripadvisor reports on the Loch Fyne Bistro which which I heavily suspect many were meant for this establishment .... not helped by this being called the Cairndow Oyster Bar & Restaurant O.k. it's at Cairndow but it's what is know elsewhere...More

Thank MandMStAlbans
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Weather in August left much to be desired but lunch at the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar was a perfect lift for an otherwise dismal day. Nice selection of oysters and smoked salmon, decent lobster and mussels washed down with a glass of crisp white. Service...More

Thank Maz53124
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It was good to be back - if you like sea food This has to be included in all visits to the area. The restaurant is just amazing and the deli is great. A wide range of local produce at a reasonable price.

Thank Elsie247
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Hi having been taken here as a treat from my wife and travelled over one hundred miles to get there, I had the lobster with garlic butter but as I don't like garlic I asked the waitress what other sauces I could have with it...More

Thank royboy63173
Reviewed 29 May 2016

An unexpected return visit for an early evening meal - restaurant was quiet but enlivened by a false fire alarm. My scallops were disappointing as the accompanying oil hid their subtle taste, and the accompanying pepperoni was overcooked and tough. We will eat here again,...More

Thank Gus-Glasgow
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Had trying Lobster on my bucket list so for my 64th Birthday on our way home we broke the journey at Cairndow and I was able to tick off trying a half lobster which was very tasty

Thank KeithSloan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clachan, Cairndow PA26 8BL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cairndow
  • Phone Number: +44 1499 600236
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