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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the Oyster Smack for several years now and the food has always been good but my last few visits were superb and the food has been excellent. The salmon wasabi is very tasty and the pork belly is the best I have eaten anywhere. Well done to the Oyster Smack and thank you for providing such...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch with family at the Oyster Smack. Food was well priced, fresh, delicious and sourced locally. They offered several vegetarian dishes and gluten free options.Excellent wine list beautiful decor and friendly efficient staff.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Came for a family Sunday lunch. Wow as you walk in and continues throughout the dining experience! The salmon and choritzo just perfect, chicken supreme roast and pork belly lovely, cauliflower cheese big tick, thank you. We really enjoyed and will definitely recommend 😀

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Trevor800, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

Sarah J Thanks for taking the time to write us a review, its always good to hear nice things. Your review has appeared on the hotel page on trip adviser could you also post it on the restaurant page please. To save time you can just copy and paste the link below in to your search bar, then just copy...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We revisited the Oyster Smack after two years and were very pleased to find that it is still a lovely restaurant providing good quality food at a reasonable price. The service is very good and we enjoyed an Espresso coffee to finish with a little biscuit, a nice touch which we always appreciate.

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Trevor800, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

Alan P Its good to hear we are maintaining the same standard from 2 years ago. Your review has appeared on the hotel page on trip adviser could you also post it on the restaurant page please. To save time you can just copy and paste the link below in to your search bar, then just copy the review across....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Inn one night during a work trip. The restaurant was outstanding; fresh and good quality food, full of taste. I had the baked sea bass who was just perfect. It was supposed to come with tomatoes, cappers and olives as described in the menu however it came with green beans and potatoes. I enjoyed it a...

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Trevor800, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

MissMandarino I am glad you enjoyed our restaurant and our fresh food menu. With regards to the so-so hotel we out source all our bedding to a local laundry company, i will be taking up the issue with them, thank you for bringing this to my attention. As you stated we do use fresh ingredients for breakfasts the croissants and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my husband. We both had a very enjoyable meal. I had the burger, he had the salad and we were both really happy. We also had dessert, both went for the honeycomb and it was delightful, although t did stick to my teeth a bit. Would recommend and visit again.

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Trevor800, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

Kthompson42 Good to hear you had a very enjoyable meal, we look forward to welcoming you upon your return. Your review has appeared on the hotel page on trip adviser could you also post it on the restaurant page please. To save time you can just copy and paste the link below in to your search bar, then just copy...

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. The food is excellent. Staff are friendly. Breakfast isn't the best, but was ok, cereal croissants, but all good quality. Room was clean, shower powerful. Bed comfy. Only complaint, our room had a window that closed automatically when it rained as was in the roof, making room hot and stuffy, could do with a fan. But...

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Dasha D, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

xalatan35 Thanks for the review, i am glad you enjoyed the food the chefs work very hard to produce good fresh dishes using local produce and enjoy hearing good feedback. We do offer a cooked breakfast along side the included continental breakfast if there was not enough choice there for you. With regards to the room all our rooms should...

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Hello. Me again. I came here with my dad and partner and we each had three courses. The food was superb, the service was friendly as always and they even sang happy birthday to me - embarrassing but very sweet. I'll always rate this restaurant as the best in town. Go when you can. Thumbs up to Grace for great...

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Dasha D, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

LLoyd S Thanks for the good review hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 9. Updated bathroom with great shower in addition to a large modern tub. The continental breakfast was delicious -- warm crossaints and bread. The meals were reasonably priced and very good. The staff was friendly and helpful. We would stay there again.

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Trevor800, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

Always nice to hear good feed back, look forward to seeing you again soon.

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Booked the superior room and for the price you would think that the limited parking could have been allocated better. Had to park in the road round the corner from the Inn. The accommodation was good, bed a little too firm for me, but I understand that that's personal preference, but food was good.

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Trevor800, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this review

Sophie I am glad you enjoyed the food and accommodation, we are currently looking in to ways to allocate the parking for our guests better thanks for the feed back.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oyster Smack Inn is a charming local restaurant with rooms, built in the 1800’s. The building is full of character and sets the scene for an outstanding and extremely popular local inn. Owned and run by chef patron Trevor Howell and his wife Claire, the pub has become the first port of call for those seeking excellent food in friendly, relaxed and stylish surroundings. The newly decorated dining room and bar are both classic and timeless, the coastal shades of the decor providing a serene backdrop to the dining experience. Wooden floors and hand-made furniture all work to create a feeling of quiet elegance. The coastal location means that The Oyster Smack Inn can take full advantage of the freshest of seafood and our menu utilises this to full effect. The team in the kitchen are passionate about using the finest produce from local suppliers. Changing seasonally, our dinner menu offers the best of modern British food whilst your favourite classic pub dishes can be found on our lunch menu. Whether you are looking dine out with family and friends or to entertain clients, at The Oyster Smack Inn you can celebrate a very special occasion or simply pop in for a light snack - our kitchens are happy to oblige, whatever your needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oyster Smack Inn

Address: 112 Station Road, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8HR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Burnham-on-Crouch
Price Range: ₹ 5,883 - ₹ 9,257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oyster Smack Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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