Restaurants

Top Choice Scottish in South Mull

Ninth Wave

This croft restaurant is owned and operated by a lobster fisherman and his Canadian wife. The daily menu makes use of locally landed shellfish and crustaceans, vegetables and salad grown in the garden, and quality l…
Top Choice Seafood in Oban

Ee-Usk

Bright and modern Ee-Usk (how you pronounce iasg, Gaelic for fish) occupies a prime pier location. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow diners on two levels to enjoy sweeping views while sampling local sustainable seafood…
Top Choice Seafood in Tobermory

Café Fish

Seafood doesn’t come much fresher than the stuff served at this warm and welcoming little restaurant overlooking Tobermory harbour – as its motto says, ‘The only thing frozen here is the fisherman’! Crustaceans go s…
Top Choice Cafe in Ulva

Boathouse

Free range and homemade are the watchwords at the Boathouse tearoom beside the ferry landing, where bread is freshly baked on the premises, the oysters are farmed in a nearby bay, and the prawns, crabs and squat lob…
Top Choice Cafe in Seil

Puffer

Easdale Island is fed and watered by the Puffer, named after the boats that once served the community. It combines pub, tearoom and restaurant. There are front and back decks, both very pleasant, and all-day sandwic…
Seafood in Oban

Oban Seafood Hut

If you want to savour superb Scottish seafood without the expense of an upmarket restaurant, head for Oban’s famous seafood stall – it’s the green shack on the quayside near the ferry terminal. Here you can buy fres…
Scottish in Iona

Argyll Hotel Restaurant

This hotel beautifully set near the ferry has an excellent country-house restaurant with wooden fireplace, modern furnishings, and a conservatory dining area to let you lap up the sun. The kitchen is supplied by a h…
Scottish in Tiree

Ceàbhar

At Tiree's western end, this attractive restaurant looks out over the Atlantic towards the sunset. The cordial owners have the right attitude; they grow their own salads, eschew chips and have a nice line in good Fy…
Seafood in Oban

Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

Housed on the top floor of a converted seamen’s mission, the Waterfront’s stylish, unfussy decor, bathed by the summer evening sun, does little to distract from the seafood freshly landed at the quay just a few metr…
Sweets in Oban

Oban Chocolate Company

Specialises in hand-crafted chocolates (you can watch them being made) and also has a cafe serving excellent coffee and hot chocolate (try the chilli chocolate for a kick in the tastebuds), with big leather sofas in…