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The Oyster Smack Inn

LateRooms.comUSD 116*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 116*
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Chelmesford
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Had a random night away from our 3 year old. It was cheap and fairly close by to where we live, so we thought what the hell..... It was a lovely room, with everything you would need. Clean and tidy. The food was a high standard. A little off the beaten track, but would highly recommend. The staff we attentive...

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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Really wanted to be able to leave this place a good review, have eaten here quite a few times and the food has always been lovely, and it was this time too, as was the service, restaurant and bar staff were friendly and efficient and were happy to serve us even though we were there right at the last second...

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Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We stayed here during a 2 week family vacation through England. We stayed for 2 nights and absolutely enjoyed it. The staff were very welcoming and our room was spacious and comfortable. The rooms aren't typically set up for family stays but they were quickly accommodating and made a second bed for our child. The food for breakfast was good...

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

I am glad you enjoyed your stay here, thank you for taking the time to write us a review.

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The Oyster Smack Inn is our favourite restaurant proven by not being able to pass by without booking dinner when in the area, and the fact we have a nickname for it (The Smacked Mackerel). No matter what staff are on duty, the cooked-to-order food, wine and friendly service are always consistently high. We have never stayed in one of...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us, it is nice to hear good things through trip advisor and i am glad you continue to dine here and enjoy the food and service.

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Stayed here for two nights room was quite basic but clean and tidy and quiet. The food was very good and the staff were helpful and friendly . We did find that the price of drinks were expensive with the inn being a long way from London. We would recommend this inn if only for the food which was cooked...

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

Thank you for your review. I often do competitor analysis to keep our prices in check, but I do bear in mind when pricing drinks to make sure we are not appealing as a drinking establishment. You can get a third of a bottle of good quality wine at £5.50. On the other side I keep our prices down on...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

My wife and I had lunch at the Oyster Smack Inn and found the food to be of good quality and presented well. The prices of both the food and wine were very reasonable. The young lady who served us was pleasant and obliging. Altogether,a very nice experience.

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

Thank you for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Oyster Smack

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed on the weekend of Sat 26th July 2014 for our wedding. The team here was faultless. We had a pre wedding dinner the night before which was brilliant. All food was served at the same time and to a very high standard. I actually enjoyed this meal more than I did my own wedding breakfast!!!! James and the...

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

Thank you for your kind words and feedback. I do admit I love weddings and am always happy to do what ever I can to make the bride and grooms big day special. Hope we can see you again one day

Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I stayed here 3 nights - wish we could have stayed more. The Spanish girl who made breakfast was fantastic, attentive and friendly. Facilities, food, drinks, accommodation were all class. Only complaints was tight off street parking and no air conditioning - but these are minor issues.

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

Thank you for your kind review. I have heaped a load of praise on to the Spanish lady 'Maria'. We hope we can accommodate you again

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Called in early & unbooked on a Monday lunch time & received a friendly welcome to a clean & well laid out restaurant Being Monday iIt was quiet but filled up a little as as time progressed and we experienced a recently introduced "new" menu with a good choice of food in all categories. The service was friendly and helpful...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We do have sound absorbing panels in the main restaurant that helps with the noise and we look forward to welcoming you for an evening service.

Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Have been regular customers and have had some good meals and service in the past. Went for a meal for my mother's birthday, prawn cocktail starters both went back as essentially limp iceberg lettuce in Marie Rose sauce with two prawns, yes just two! Main course went for the hallo uni salad, the halloumi was burnt, had to send back...

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

A prawn cocktail with only two prawns would definitely be a right to complain and I am at a loss to how that happened. We did have Chargrilled Halloumi on the special board which when charred will look burn't, but i didn't see it or was informed about a burn't halloumi. Waiting a long time for food especially when hungry...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $93 - $153 (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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