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Oban Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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Oban is a busy tourist and commercial town serving the hinterland and islands; a far cry from 1773 when Dr Johnson visited and had to content himself with "a tolerable inn". Oban owes its development to the railways and steamboats, hence its predominantly Victorian townscape.

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Tourist attractions Oban : Things to see and do

  • Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary Interesting

    Southern Promenade GB - Barcaldine PE36 5BH

    This original centre shows the living creatures of the marine world. Visitors should walk around, above and below the aquariums to observe their inhabitants. Particularly interesting are the aquarium with sea urchins, starfish and crabs, the exhibiti..

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  • McCaig's Tower

    Railway Pier GB - Oban PA34 4LW

    McCaig's Tower (1897), a replica of the Coliseum, is the outstanding landmark in Oban. It was built by an Oban banker as a family memorial to relieve unemployment but was never finished.

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Hotels Oban

  • The Ranald Hotel

    41 Stevenson Street GB - Oban PA34 5NA

    Situated less than 10 minutes’ walk from Oban’s famous McCaig’s Tower, The Ranald Hotel is set in the heart of Oban town centre and just off the main esplanade. Free Wi-Fi, an en suite shower room and a flat-screen TV are featured in each room at Th..

  • Rowantree Hotel

    George Street GB - Oban PA34 5NX

    With a traditional bar and restaurant, Rowantree Hotel offers cooked breakfasts and free Wi-Fi. Situated in Oban centre, the hotel is a 2-minute walk from the seafront and Oban Ferry Terminal. Stylishly decorated with modern furniture and wooden flo..

  • Columba Hotel

    The Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5QD

    A Victorian Hotel built between 1865 and 1901, the Columba Hotel overlooks the town of Oban and Oban Bay. It has a 24-hour front desk, a traditional restaurant and 2 bars. The rooms at the Columba have an en suite bathroom and a hairdryer. Many room..

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Restaurants Oban

  • Asknish Bay Comfortable restaurant 

    GB - Arduaine PA34 4XG

    Formal hotel restaurant in a beautiful setting, with panoramic views of the bay. Menus focus on the freshest seafood available, with Loch Fyne langoustines, Islay scallops and Gigha halibut; carnivores are also well-catered for.

  • Manor House Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Gallanach Rd. GB - Oban PA34 4LS

  • Chartroom II Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    GB - Arduaine PA34 4XG

  • Ee-usk Quite comfortable restaurant 

    The North Pier GB - Oban PA34 5QD

    Long-standing seafood restaurant run by experienced owners, located on the harbourfront and offering great views over the bay from its floor to ceiling windows. Extensive menus focus on simply prepared, fresh local fish and shellfish.

  • Coast Comfortable restaurant 

    104 George St GB - Oban PA34 5NT

    Busy high street restaurant in a former bank, with a high ceiling, a stripped wooden floor and khaki fabric strips on the walls. Unfussy, modern cooking with good seasoning; local produce is key. 'Light bite' lunches are a steal.

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