The top private dining and special occasion dining venue in Oban

Make your special occasion or private dining experience in Oban even more memorable by immersing yourselves and your guests in the charm, professionalism and character of The Columba Hotel.

Our excellent reputation for private dining and dinner parties ensures that we pay just as much attention to the quality of the setting, recognising that fine tableware and excellent service can lift a meal from great to a truly memorable experience.

Every special occasion is different and we want you and your guests to enjoy a fantastic event. We will tailor the event to your specific requirements, ensuring there is something for everyone. From 2 to 50 guests, there are private rooms here in Oban that will lend themselves to almost any occasion.

Whether it’s a corporate dinner in Oban, a retirement dinner, special birthday or anniversary celebration dinner, perhaps a graduation party, or even a Christmas party the staff at Columba Hotel Oban and our Alba Restaurant and are very adept at offering first class cuisine and lovely surroundings specific to your needs.

Help is at always hand with your own dedicated event co-ordinator and you can enjoy fine cuisine in informal modern surrounds of the Blue Restaurant, or in a private dining room. You can choose from our extensive menu or our Head Chef will be happy to consult with you to design a specific package of fine food.

If you would like to discuss your private dining event in Oban, please email us or call 0631 562183


And from time to time we offer great value residential special occasion packages, including:

  • Two night’s accommodation in a spacious guest room
  • Champagne on arrival
  • Candlelight dinner for two in the restaurant each night
  • Breakfast in bed if you prefer
  • Bouquet of fresh cut flowers
  • Gift certificate offering special rate for anniversary or return stay

Anniversaries and birthdays

Columba Hotel has a well-earned reputation for excellence in hosting small, more intimate social events of all kinds. Our individuality, creativity and hospitality really come into their own here. And to ensure your celebration starts off on the right level, and can be that little bit different and special, we recommend great entertainment ideas. Make your anniversary or birthday party memorable here.

We can arrange and host a huge variety of social events including: themed evenings, private dinners, graduation lunches and dinners, christenings, funeral receptions, birthday parties for all ages, retirement parties and celebrations.