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Posh Shop in Oban

This is an up market shop amidst lots of tourist tat shops. Visit here for something worth buying... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Great little shop

Stopped by when out shopping in Oban. We bought some soap and other smellies. I liked that there... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
via mobile
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“candles”(22 reviews)
We welcome our customer to create their own special labels, personalising a gift always makes for a memorable moment.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
18 George Street | Oban, Oban PA34 5SB, Scotland
+44 1631 562883
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is an up market shop amidst lots of tourist tat shops. Visit here for something worth buying. Friendly staff and something a bit different.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank heatherogburn
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I was in the shop yesterday (20/08/18) and the lady that was in was so friendly and helpful! She helped me pick out exactly what I needed! I have very sensitive skin and she recommended the nettle and milk thistle lotion. She really went out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dmackie1971
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by when out shopping in Oban. We bought some soap and other smellies. I liked that there are other interesting gifts, and I bought a highland cow figure at a reasonable price. Nice friendly staff. Will return on next visit to Oban.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank nbape
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I have about 20 candles, amazing! So many different fragrances & the staff are more than welcoming..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AbbieandDaniel
Reviewed 22 January 2018

very nice shop for buying gifts of homemade soaps and bath products and nice treats for yourself too.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Highland_Scot1
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Went in here today for bath bombs .... what a lovely asistant ! Was so cheery & friendly ! Was a cold day day wasn't in the mood for shopping but this guy was a star !

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Beth M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Not the cheapest but the soap prices are no worse than Lush. A wide variety of scents so don't rush your visit, I certainly enjoyed the experience and it was nice not to have the usual tourist gifts. It is a good place to treat...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DaffyDW
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Large selection of candles etc, useful for gifts and souvenirs, but rather expensive. We must have caught the shop assistant on a bad day as we didn't get an acknowledgment when we walked in - the assistant was scrolling on the mobile !

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RACHEL857
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Lots of touristy places in Oban, all best avoided really. Purdie's has a lot of nice items and gifts to buy for yourself or someone else. Its on the main street so easy to access and worth a stop when youre in Oban.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ross1277
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Really natural cosmetics, saleswoman was very nice and helpful, prices are little bit higher but I'd better support hand made natural cosmetics than chemical corporations wich are testing that rubbish on animalsMore

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AdamB7984
mamadenice, Owner at Purdie's of Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Adam thank you for your review, we welcome positive feedback and appreciate that you took the time to support us yet again. We pride ourselves in not only being natural but ethical within our products as well as our approach to our staff and...More

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