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Scott's Bistro

Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
+44 1880 820190
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Feb 2017
“A Quiet Little Haven”
11 Jul 2016
“Friendly family restaurant”
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A well presented cosy restaurant with a warm clean light woody atmosphere. An excellent menu which has been thoughtfully considered. Helpful and friendly staff make you want to return.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Right on the harbour and very tastefully decorated, this place is a wee gem. The food is very tasty mostly no fuss high end British but with the odd international dish thrown in. Everyone is very friendly you had better book in high season as...More

Thank HamP21
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed two evening meals and a breakfast at Scott's. The seafood pizza is brilliant and the dish with scallops was of a similar high standard. Good selection of local beers, particularly the Jarl. Excellent breakfast, Stornaway black pudding is a must.

1  Thank SL.123
Reviewed 20 September 2015

whenever we go to Islay we spend the night before in Tarbert. We have never yet been able to stay at Scott's as they are always booked so far ahead. However we always manage to eat there in their restaurant. It is tastefully furnished and...More

2  Thank Dot T
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Second visit and still fantastic. Both the food and service are exceptional, although only open on Fridays and Saturdays.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Ate here on Saturday night after a days sailing. Staff were very welcoming and the restaurant was tastefully decorated. The food was excellent, without doubt the best seafood I've ever tasted. I can recommend the chowder and the seafood pizza. There was also a good...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The service was personalised and excellent. The food was cooked freshly, menu mainly seafood. I enjoyed the starter of smoked mussels with home made foccacia bread as an accompaniment. My husband had the seafood chowder which ressembled cullen skink and was delicious. Main course for...More

1  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

There are not enough words to describe how delicious the food in Scott's is. We had booked an overnight at Struans (the B&B above the Bistro) and had decided to sample the food on offer at Scott's. Booking is definitely advisable in this cosy Bistro...More

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I was in Tarbert overnight and simply walked up and down the quay looking at the various eating options before settling on Scott's Bistro. I struck lucky because (1) most tables were already reserved and (2) this is a stunningly good restaurant. I started with...More

1  Thank JohnScott48
Reviewed 17 May 2015

My husband discovered this restaurant last year and was very keen to bring me to try it. It was really lovely. Excellent seafood and the key lime pie was to die for! Excellent service too.

Thank Liz B
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Ronwills
My Wife and I will be staying at Tarbert a week tonight, Friday, and was wondering whether we need to book a table to have a meal with you. Please Advise, Ron Wilson
6 May 2017|
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Ronwills
My Wife and I will be staying at Tarbert a week tonight, Friday, and was wondering whether we need to book a table to have a meal with you. Please Advise, Ron Wilson
6 May 2017|
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Response from StruanHouse | Property representative |
Hello Scotts is not open this season. If it is seafood that you are looking for I can suggest the Starfish. Booking is advisable. Regards
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Goldsytch
Are you open in February? You have great reviews above.
22 January 2017|
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Response from StruanHouse | Property representative |
Hello Sorry we are not open. I believe the Anchor Hotel and the West Loch are open in Feb. Kind regards John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 33
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: +44 1880 820190
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