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Review of The Oystercatcher

The Oystercatcher
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Scottish, British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Oystercatcher is a pub and restaurant on the banks of beautiful Loch Fyne, now open under new management. We offer meals prepared with fresh, local produce and stock a wide range of Scottish craft beer, small batch gin, and whisky in our bar.
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Looks like newly renovated and was busy at a lunchtime visit despite impossible to get there without a car. A good and innovative snack and meal menu although certainly not cheap. Great outdoor seating and play area when the sun shines. If you staying in the area or on a day trip worth a visit.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Super cool decor with bespoke furniture and quirky charm.
Well worth the effort traveling to Otter Ferry. We only had coffee and a scone but it was great! Beautiful home made scones and home made jam. The coffee was smashing. ITS DOG FRIENDLY TOO!!
The staff were lovely friendly and chatty.
We are definitely going back! We had a quick look at the menu and it looks great.

Thank Toeknee D
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped on the pontoon to visit for lunch after eating here a few years ago. Was even better than we remembered.
The shortish changeable menu was a good sign that the food was well thought out and devised with the best produce in mind. We're a pretty fussy family when it comes to pub meals out but we were all well pleased with this one. Lamb burger, mussels, vege burger and (the best, my choice) bouillabaisse were all fantastic. The chips were the best we'd had in a long time, perfect portions and well worth the money.
Beer was also decent and the home made ketchup was a nice touch.
Our kids were treated as being equally as important as the adults, which isn't always a given.
Understated but excellent pub, would definitely recommend you give it a try. You won't find better chips with a better view anywhere!

1  Thank Redcarlass
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Lovely setting,friendly staff and fantastic menu.
I had the beetroot salad it was amazing, then the pork and black pudding which tasted fantastic. We were with visitors from Gibraltar who thought the oysters were the best they'd ever had. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Bib M
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We enjoyed a pleasant main course in an almost empty restaurant and had just ordered our dessert when our dog (who had sat quietly throughout the whole meal) barked once. The proprietor, walking past shouted over has shoulder at us about it in a manner that was rude, aggressive and entirely unnecessary. When we asked why he felt the need to speak to us this way his behaviour was appalling.

This place claims to be dog friendly. If our dog's behaviour was a problem or if there had been any complaints we would have put him in the car immediately, so his attitude was difficult to understand. But even if there had been a problem this was not the way to deal with it!

The response from the staff suggested that this sort of Gordon Ramsay wannabe behaviour isn't unusual from their boss. We certainly wouldn't go back.

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7  Thank David D
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