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The Oyster Shack

Milburn Orchard Farm | Stakes Hill, Bigbury TQ7 4BE, England
+44 1548 810876
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (434 reviews)
“crab” (102 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (35 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Milburn Orchard Farm | Stakes Hill, Bigbury TQ7 4BE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great service and delicious food. Good portion sizes and the fish was sublime. Went at 8.30 towards end of service which suited us as it was quieter with families heading home. Worth the above average prices and we really enjoyed the treat. Lovely continental atmosphere...More

Thank Clare S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recommended by friends and we would heartily recommend it. Quirky place with top class food, good service and welcome. Busy on Saturday evening- great atmosphere.

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a marvellous venue.You can sit outside under a canopy and enjoy fresh seafood.The available choices are on a blackboard and crossed off as they ordered.Tasty oysters,lobsters,dressed crab,sea bass ,John Dory,Plaice etc.All fresh and succulent,with interesting salads,French fries and some especially good sweet potato...More

Thank sdmb51
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had the shared seafood feast to get an idea of the menu and my god it was simply amazing, all cooked and seasoned perfectly and wonderfully fresh (photos don't do it justice). I also had a couple of oysters which were my first ones ever...More

Thank Freya J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Returned here after several years Really lovely spot a bit off the beaten track.Great seafood well cooked and presented Friendly staff.But what makes this restaurant is the atmosphere .It's very Mediterranean .Go here but make sure you have a good sat nav!

Thank twankey
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been coming here for last 5 years. Excellent seafood and European atmosphere. Would highly recommend but you need to book online to reserve your place.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We absolutely love it here. The food, drinks and service are fantastic. I can’t rate this highly enough. Book in advance though.

Thank Lyn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Dan and Chef Alan are amazing! For a starter I had BBQ mackerel, for my main course I had the undressed crab. With a bottle of wine, and Espresso Martini (yum yum). For desert I had fresh pineapple and coconut Panna Cotta with coconut...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous - we'd been looking forward to visiting all year and were not disappointed. Very family friendly, welcoming, knowledgeable staff, a beautiful setting and of course amazing seafood. It's just a shame we don't live nearer!

Thank Rachael J
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit for Sunday dinner. Fresh oysters and fabulous lobster. Friendly service ... Excellent

Thank Sylwia_Dariusz
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Questions & Answers
Gordon E
2 August 2017|
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Response from TheOysterShack | Property representative |
Hi Gordan, In the early days of the Oyster Shack, locals would turn up with their own bread and wine and enjoy the fresh oysters and mussels that were available here. We honour tradition today as you can bring your own wine... More
Laura B
19 July 2017|
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Response from TheOysterShack | Property representative |
Hi Laura, Thanks for the question, and thanks too to all of you who have replied to the question and for your compliments. As everyone rightly points out it is definitely advisable to book, especially during our busy... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from TheOysterShack | Property representative |
Hi, We love dogs and are more than happy for you to bring your furry friend with you to enjoy some lunch or dinner. We have a covered outside area of the restaurant, which we use when the weather is nice during the day, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milburn Orchard Farm | Stakes Hill, Bigbury TQ7 4BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bigbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 810876
  • E-mail
Nestled into the Avon Valley, Award Winning restaurant The Oyster Shack – aka “Seafood Paradise” serves an array of mouth-watering catch of the day seafood and shellfish, depending on what’s been landed daily and what’s in season on the land. With eclectic, rustic decor its as cosy in the wintertime as it is virbrant and al fresco in the summer. A must visit year round. In true "shack" nature you can pop in for light nibbles and coffee with friends at lunchtime through to an extravagant Lobster lunch or whole catch of the day - always with incredibly friendly and welcoming service.
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