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The Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen

32 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA, England
+44 20 7240 4417
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“oysters” (91 reviews)
“crab” (43 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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32 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious and fresh seafood. Knowledgeable staff. Delightful oyster choices/menu. Cozy dining room. Perfect service: friendly, attentive and unobtrusive. Loved this meal and this evening out.

1  Thank JLJ22312
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the whipped mackerel butter with garlic crostini, tempura oysters and oysters with lardo and I was in heaven! They were just perfect and I only wish I'd had room for more after the main course. My main of skate wing with pickled treviso,...More

1  Thank Kmitchpg1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited here his evening for a meal out and I booked it due to the rave reviews and the fact that my mate just loves seafood! What an absolute gem. You may walk in first and think blimey this place is...More

1  Thank lordicross
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is superb! Its not big and its definitely best to book beforehand, although they will accommodate walk ins if possible. The specialties are oysters (of course) and crab. Not being overly fond of raw oysters, we opted for two cooked options - in...More

1  Thank IainCDBuckie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a no frills heavenly seafood Gem . The fish is notably fresh , the prices are right . Just make sure you book as they had to turn many away !

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The most delicious food and everything is served with great detail for the perfect taste! literally taste like everything is fresh out the sea! we had some clams and the crab would recommend to try one of each available on the day as they are...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I came to this restaurant after reading the tripadvisor rating and was not disappointed. It is a lovely small establishment bursting with atmosphere. The oysters are to die for with a selection that change daily dependant on what they can purchase. I had the whole...More

Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Brilliant, tasty seafood, not overly adventurous but really doesn't need to be. Great service too. We will be back!

1  Thank Alex R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting London read reviews about this restaurant thought I’d book before going to the theatre and WOW!! Food was great couldn’t fault any dish we tried. Have recommended this restaurant to all my London friends. Service and staff were great too. I’ll be going back...More

1  Thank Sydneysider04
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had read the comments in trip advisor and we decided to have our first lunch during our last trip. The food excellent, the service warm and very good. Altgough the crab is the star the oyster and the main dishes are the best.

1  Thank Γιωργος Δ
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opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
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Questions & Answers
16 November 2017|
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Response from SVA-JMB | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine. This is not a fancy place. Excellent but not fancy.
11 July 2017|
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Response from OystermenRob | Property representative |
Hello! We do a full range of fish and seafood. Our menu changes regularly so give us a call to see what's on when you are in town. Thanks, Rob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 4417
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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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