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Starfish Restaurant

Castle Street | Tarbert, Tarbert PA29 6UH, Scotland
+44 1880 820733
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (111 reviews)
“scallops” (48 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Street | Tarbert, Tarbert PA29 6UH, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were enticed in by the aroma of garlic and seafood. We were not disappointed with the food, but the somewhat 'soggy' chairs did prove to be a challenge when trying to eat the seafood cocktail as the top of the glass was level with...More

Thank janeyp111
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had not booked and arrived later than we would have wanted but were welcomed in and too. had an excellent meal. Very good menu and specials board. Well prepared food and excellent service

Thank WestlochTarbert
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was wonderful, very tasty and cooked specifically for us. The service of the waitresses was very good, offering suggestions of what the food would be like and what to drink with the meal.

Thank parliz27
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent lunch and great service. Highly recommend this friendly little restaurant. Recommend the fish cocktail too... delicious.

Thank jane60
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last minute booking,great shellfish,salmon,very good service,I wish we lived closer to use it more,see you next year

Thank David C
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had a meal at the Starfish a couple of weeks ago. I had the kedgeree, which I had never had before. It was a fantastic meal, delicious and filling - a proper Sunday brunch. My husband's dish (mussels in white wine...More

Thank Buwani G
Reviewed 1 week ago

went for dinner on a tuesday evening and lucky to get a table, think about booking in advance. Starters of wee queens was devine as was my hot and cold salmon. One of us had the seafood tom yum, massive portion but so tasty and...More

Thank MooooJoooo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to be back, this time with a dining companion who has severe food allergies. These were coped with very well and staff were thoughtful and considerate. As always the food was excellent, service briliant and was all reasonably priced.

Thank DionysusofCowal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Starfish restaurant on a very rainy evening. Most places in this are only serve seafood with very few exceptions. Service was good, portions were small, and the food was ordinary. They only accept cash for payments. There should be better options - maybe...More

2  Thank 702larrye
StarfishGillian, Manager at Starfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us in Starfish. We would like to clarify for future customers that we do accept all credit card payments, including AMEX. Perhaps on the evening that you were here we had some connectivity issues,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good service, good atmosphere / bonhomie. It had been a wet day at the Seafood Festival but all was well inside Starfish. The ever attentive and cheery staff were as good as ever, complementing the meal and general good time atmosphere. The place...More

Thank Captainfish
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Questions & Answers
22 January 2017|
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Response from Seamus60 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The restaurant is closed until March - so you will have to wait until then!
21 July 2016|
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Response from lasttango | Reviewed this property |
As indicated in earlier answers, it will be necessary to book to avoid disappointment - enjoy.
17 May 2015|
Response from carlymac8 | Property representative |
Hi, the restaurant is open through until Monday inclusive, closed on Tuesday then 7 nights a week thereafter. It's very busy this weekend owing to the annual regatta. Regards Carolyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$33
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Tarbert, Tarbert PA29 6UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: +44 1880 820733
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Fully licensed seafood restaurant in Tarbert, Loch Fyne, specialising in locally sourced fresh fish and shellfish prepared with simplicity and care. Full menu and daily specials with meat and vegetarian options also available, as well as a well appointed wine list. We promote a relaxed and friendly dining experience and look forward to welcoming you to Starfish.
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