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The View is Oban's largest independent gastro bar and music venue.

Our popular waterfront terrace and versatile venue has incredible views of the ‘Gateway to the Isles' and is open from 12noon till late.

We provide foodtraditional Scottish ceilidhs, live music, club nights and a programme of events and functions.

We also have space for meetings and weddings.


Venue Info

Our facilities are unique to Oban, and quite possibly the west of Scotland.

Ceilidhs | Scottish Shows

Discover the thrill of ceilidh dancing with guidance from our expert performers. You will also discover top-class bagpiping, accordion and highland dancing.

Meetings | Events

Our flexible spaces are ideal for remote working, business meetings, interviews, training and development sessions, team building or even an corporate away day.

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Live Music | Entertainment

With a capacity of over 500, our venue interchanges between live Scottish ceilidhs, club and themed nights, offering a mix of contemporary music for all ages.

Functions | Special Events

We cater for all occasions including christenings, birthdays and funerals, to community, charity or fundraising events.

Pool & Sports

You can book our pool table and relax with friends to enjoy live sports on our big screens and TVs.

Celebrations | Weddings

Our venue is suitable for small celebrations with family and friends to weddings receptions with a couple of hundred of guests.

Unmissable Experiences

The View is an integral part of Oban's business community and nightlife.

We offer the best in Scottish traditional music as well as bringing exciting new events to the town.

Whether it is playing a gig, hosting an event or private function, we want to keep in touch with you.

Please sign-up to our mailing list, so we can alert you to our latest news and events.

Haste Ye Back

Get In Touch

For general enquiries or bookings.