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The Oyster Shed

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Easy going lunch break

We were there on a relatively cold and rainy day, not much of a surprise considering the area. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beppe F
Enthusiastic and helpful

Let my lad try one for the experience, coaching him along the way. Staff really enthusiastic and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Ian S
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average3%
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“shellfish”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a relatively cold and rainy day, not much of a surprise considering the area. It was pretty busy and the parking is small but we eventually found a place for the car even if we had to eat standing in the...More

Thank Beppe F
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Let my lad try one for the experience, coaching him along the way. Staff really enthusiastic and helpful.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

While visiting the Talisker Distillery, we inquired about a simple seafood lunch. We were guided to the oyster shack next to the distillery. It was so out of the way, that the only way to find it is by looking out for cars parked next...More

1  Thank JBlanc197
Reviewed 16 January 2018

After drinking some delicious whiskey at Talisker, we trekked down to enjoy some oysters. They were cold, the weather was cold, and the seating was outdoors, but we enjoyed the food and soaked up a bit more of the Skye atmosphere. If you don't like...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We didn't ear at the shed but bought oysters, scallops and a daily platter to take away and eat later. The guy slightly opened the oysters for us and showed us how to shuck back at home. The quality was amazing and everything very tasty....More

Thank weemee1012
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Northern scotland and a great place to visit in summer......unfortunately when we reached it was too cold and strong breeze ....

Thank baskaran k
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Never tried oyster before, not squeamish but didn't like the look! I chatted with the guy preparing them and he explained the best way to savour them and spoke at some length about the origins and different types of accompaniments people have with them, on...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Café with outdoor seating selling fresh shellfish (oysters, crab, lobster, langoustines, scollops). We sampled two dishes and bought a further two to take out for later....scrumptious!

Thank gillian-pete
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stopped for a snack.The smoked mussels were delicious,then was offered an oyster & really enjoyed it.So next time they will definitely be my first choice.But as mentioned before parking could be a pain.

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stopped to have lunch! Get in early as it gets jammed packed The food is so fresh its still alive

1  Thank Julia S
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21 September 2018|
Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Yes we sell that cheese. Plus plenty more.
12 October 2016|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Hi Yes we will be open. We open throughout the winter and spring daily 11-4. If you need to order anything please contact us directly. Best wishes. Paul The oysterman