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Eat Out to Help Out

Make the most of the government's 50% discount scheme and save up to £10 in participating restaurants.
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/eat-out-help-out/

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/

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Jun
21
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National Picnic Week
Whether you’re looking for a dreamy setting to enjoy an al fresco supper for two or a wild and wondrous spot to work up the family’s appetite, Oban has all the ingredients for a successful picnic.
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Jun
20
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marine tourism
2019 will make the 72nd year the event has been running and plans to be a wonderful week both on the water and ashore.
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Jun
04
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Tourism
Every summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia’s Royal Racing Yacht Bloodhound sets off from Edinburgh and sails via the Caledonian Canal to Oban – the gateway to the finest coastal scenery in Scotland.
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Jun
03
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Festival
Oban is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors next week to Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music event, Oban Live.
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Jun
03
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Tourism
Argyll & Bute Council is offering long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis.
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May
23
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Festival
In a surprise visit to Oban today, 22 year-old Scots musician Be Charlotte announced live from the town’s iconic McCaig’s Tower that she will play Oban Live music festival in two weeks time.
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May
15
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Festival
A star-studded line-up of Scottish traditional musicians who have an association with the sport of Shinty are coming together as The Caman Connection exclusively at next month’s Oban Live music concert in the famous Shinty grounds of Mossfield Stadium.
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May
09
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Tourism
At Kings Knoll Hotel, old world charm meets contemporary style, and while this historic converted manse has served Oban’s visitors for 60 years, it has been transformed into a modern and comfortable accommodation that oozes both character and convenience.
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Apr
23
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Festival
Edinburgh rock band DMS and Argyll Cèilidh Trail have won a slot at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live.
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Apr
15
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Tourism
The View Oban kicks off the season with a packed calendar of events starting on Easter weekend with a Mamma Mia sing-along for the entire family.
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Apr
09
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Festival
Oban Distillery will sponsor the VIP area at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live this June, the event has announced.
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Apr
08
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Tourism
What does tourism of the future look like? A student project looks to answer this question, and you can help!
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Apr
08
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Tourism
A visit to the Highlands transports you to a more peaceful world, where the pace of life is a little bit slower and each minute is meant to be savoured. For those who crave connection with nature or need a digital detox, the Laird’s Lodge at Highland Title Reserves in Duror is just the ticket.
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Apr
05
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Tourism
Brander Lodge to host Wedding Fayre on the 14th April from 11-4pm
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Apr
04
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Festival
Four music acts from Oban are gearing up to battle it out for a slot at Argyll’s biggest live music concert Oban Live this June.
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