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The Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen

32 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA, England
+44 20 7240 4417
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA, England
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Reviewed today 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

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The oysters we enjoyed were some of the freshest and most delicious we have ever had in London. The restaurant offers a relaxed dining and the service is very friendly. Apart from the range of daily fresh oysters they also offer mussels, roasted prawns, and...More

1  Thank Ira41
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch as a 2. Genuine, friendly service and beautifully fresh fish. Potential new favourite for Covent Garden! Watch out J Sheeky...

1  Thank Jjww2506
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow totally impressed, fresh oysters, crab, and gourmet dishes, awesome and charming servers, don’t look around, just do it!!!

1  Thank DrPedAnes
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want really great seafood cooked right in front of you this is the place. The menu is genuinely mouthwatering, declicious an inventive. The buffalo chili oysters! what a blast !and the fish is flakey and perfectly cooked. These beardy guys in black tee...More

1  Thank martin b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Superb oysters (classic & buffalo), good choice of main dishes & excellent wine suggestion! We went for a pre theatre dinner, location is top, and service is on it ;)

2  Thank Kate1974
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an excellent evening, food, service and ambiance all excellent. Value for money and would certainly recommend

2  Thank SaraMacdavid
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate here with my wife on a Saturday evening having pre-booked at a table. Booking seemed pretty essential as the restaurant was full. We kicked-off with some anchovies on toast which we very tasty. We then both opted for the crab thermidor which was extremely...More

1  Thank SirP67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is exceptional and if you are a fan of seafood - book now asap!! Restaurant is small and bustling and has so much character. I went on a Saturday Eve with my boyfriend and parents for the first time and I will...More

2  Thank Eatingaway1516
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food with attentive service in a neat little restaurant close to theatreland. I had the hake and my wife had the cod - all so beautifully cooked in the open view kitchen.

1  Thank Pasu68
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Patrick H
June 24, 2018|
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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
May 20, 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.
May 13, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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