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The Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen

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The Oystermen concept was born in 2014, when seasoned hospitality professionals and great friends Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton shucked oysters together for guests at Matt’s wedding. Since then the duo have earned a reputation for providing a relaxed, affordable and fun dining experience like no other; celebrating Britain’s finest and freshest oysters and seafood at events around London with their p
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Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We order a crab (2.3 kg), cod, spaghetti, white wine, oysters. All are very nice, especially the crab! Excellent service and environment with first class of food.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bon4168
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dropped in for Lunch and the service was great as was the food. Nice wine list as well! Fries arrived late would be the only fault I could find and even then they were lovely. I would definitely go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank tsheehan63
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The good rumour they have, more or less forced me to visit this place. Tried before, but you need to book a table in advance. I tried the crab, and It was very well prepared, but could have some more spice. Very nice personnel.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank pergunjon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a family. We love seafood and I doubt that there are many better places for that it in London. The four of us started with oysters; there is a good range from which to choose. After that, I went for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank QuentinYoknapatawpha
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for food before the theatre and it was incredible! The restaurant let’s you book pre theatre bookings so know if you need a quick turnaround which is great! The staff are super friendly and helpful and advise you on all the foods! We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank J5310ZBhannahw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked Sunday Lunch at the Oystermen on the 9th for myself and partner based on the reviews here and we were not disappointed. Warmly welcomed and taken to our table in a quieter part of this busy and vibrant restaurant. We were extremely well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank robvimes
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Oystermen is food Heaven on earth. I have eaten great seafood all over the world. But this restaurant just tops the lot. And while its not cheap, the prices are pretty good for food of this quality. 1) Its small and quite tightly packed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Davidm1961
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What can I say a part from praise... I came here last Saturday with my partner and parents. We had lovely food and excellent service. As Oyster fans everyone was happy. They gave some good options all at excellent prices. If you enjoy fish and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank cmart72
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Covent Garden has historically been, ahem, uneven in terms of great food. It’s almost too charming to be worth the extra effort. So the halo around the Oystermen was initially met with skepticism. Wrong. The space is Manhattan tight, but not dysfunctional on a first...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jimmymahon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here and the place was amazing. We tried a variety of different oysters for starters and all were very good. The mains were equally good. Service excellent. I strongly recommend 10/10

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank luxurywithMarc
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Response from C5837CLjamesa | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the restaurant, a small place with great food but all you can do is ask
20 May 2018|
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Response from Ahmed H | Reviewed this property |
You could try street parking but remember this restaurant is in Covent Garden.
13 May 2018|
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Response from janesD2311TT | Reviewed this property |
We think it’s 6-7 but we went 10pm ! Tbh its fantastic happy hour or not!! Have a lovely time!
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