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Gelatoburger

Oban's newest burger restaurant offers a variety of burgers and snacks for both meat lovers and veggies.
Love burgers and fries? Love gelato? Love breakfast? Oban's newest burger restaurant has the cure for those cravings! Gelatoburger, located in the former Kitchen Gardens on … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/gelatoburger/

Etive Restaurant ends incredibly successful first year on high note

Etive Restaurant ended their first year at Stevenson Street in Oban with yet another national award as they recently picked up the Rising Star Award for the Highland region from the Highland and Island Tourism awards 2018.
Etive Restaurant ended their first year at Stevenson Street in Oban with yet another national recognition as they picked up the Rising Star Award for the Highland region from the … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/etive-restaurant-ends-incredibly-successful-first-year-high-note/

It's Foodie Fortnight!

Food & Drink Fortnight, held 1-16 September, offers the ideal opportunity for a Scottish foodie adventure in Oban & Lorn.
As the Seafood Capital of Scotland, Oban & Lorn is home to many food and drink favourites, with stops on Scotland’s most popular food trails and a plethora of culinary delights ar… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/its-foodie-fortnight2/

Airds Hotel and Restaurant- Luxury in an Unparalleled Setting

Luxury accommodation and fine dining in the heart of one of Scotland’s most romantic landscapes
Whether you are looking to celebrate a special occasion, or simply want to experience the grandeur of Argyll in style, the award winning Airds Hotel and Restaurant in Port Appin o… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/airds-luxury-hotel-and-restaurant/

National Picnic Week!

How are you celebrating National Picnic Week? Summer weather is here, so grab a snack, a cool drink and a blanket and head to one of our favourite Oban picnic spots!
National Picnic Week takes place this June across the UK, so grab your blankets and baskets out of the cupboards and get out to great outdoors for a good old fashioned picnic!  … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/national-picnic-week1/

Feast for a Fiver?

The Lorne Bar is an Oban institution - recently its focus has moved to food and its popular lunch time menu offers some real foodie bargains!
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/feast-fiver/

Haggis - Scotland's National Dish

Oban may be the 'Seafood Capital of Scotland' but its local butchers know how to make an honest soncie haggis!
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/haggis-scotlands-national-dish/

The Pierhouse Hotel

This week OLTA food blogger Michelle McAnally spoke with Nick Horne. He and his wife, Nikki, own the award winning Pierhouse Hotel and Seafood Restaurant in Appin. The Pierhouse, with their AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence, topped Alastair Sawday's list…
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/pierhouse-hotel/

Diversity Leisure - Paul Sloan Shares the Secrets of his Success.

With four restaurants in Oban and a boutique hotel Paul Sloan knows a thing or two about running successful businesses. Here he shares the inspiration behind his diverse culinary establishments with OLTA blogger Michelle McAnally.
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/diversity-leisure-paul-sloan-shares-secrets-his-success/

Seafood Capital of Scotland

 

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Welcome to Oban - the Seafood Capital of Scotland!

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Oban- pronounced “OH-bin”- is located on Scotland’s west coast, in the ancient Gaelic district of Lorn and council of Argyll & Bute.

Oban is well known as the Seafood Capital of Scotland and the Gateway to the Isles. But there is so much more to discover, from world-class historical attractions to exhilarating water sports to vibrant Gaelic culture.

We invite you to browse our site for information on attractions, dining, accommodation, shops and services, as well as read our blog and find out about Oban’s people, businesses, history and environment. And be sure to join us on on social media and tag your photos #visitoban and #obanminded. 

Be bold. Be authentic. Be unique. Be passionate. Be inspired. Be #ObanMinded

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Love is in the air!

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Celebrate your love with a Valentine's break in Oban! Treat your someone special to a romantic West Coast getaway. There is plenty to see and do in Oban with your sweetheart, from amazing attractions and luxury accommodation to world class whisky and award winning intimate dining.

Check out our member specials for your Valentine's Day break in Oban

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