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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 Great Western Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Corran Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5PP

    Prix Prices from : 50 £

    Ideally located in the centre of the esplanade in Oban, The Great Western Hotel offers magnificent views of the bay, free Wi-Fi in public areas and en suite guest rooms. There is also a restaurant, a bar and 24-hour front desk. Each of the rooms at ..

  • Oban Bay Hotel & Spa

    Corran Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5AE

    Set on the edge of Oban's picturesque Esplanade, with views of Mull, Kerrera and the Firth of Lorne, the hotel has a sun lounge, a spa and free Wi-Fi. Most guest rooms boast stunning sea views and all feature a private bathroom, a hairdryer, a TV an..

  • Lancaster Hotel Two stars Two stars

    Esplanade GB - Oban PA34 5AD

    Prix Prices from : 40 £

    The family-run Lancaster is right next to St Columba's Cathedral and has a view of Oban Bay. Built in 1850, it offers a swimming pool, a hot tub, snack meals and lounge areas. From the front rooms you can look down the Firth of Lorne, almost all the..

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Restaurants Oban

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

    Gallanach Rd. GB - Oban PA34 4LS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    GB - Arduaine PA34 4XG

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