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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 yesterday via mobile

A little gem just next to Covent Garden, the food is amazing very well cooked and nicely presented. Welcoming staff and attentive service. I will come back

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 0408mi
Reviewed yesterday

Booked dinner here pre-theatre and enjoyed it immensely. Location is easily accessed by Covent Garden underground. We arrived a good 20min before our reservation (and a reservation is a MUST) but managed to be seated early. All staff were knowledgable about every aspect of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Karen E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We order a crab (2.3 kg), cod, spaghetti, white wine, oysters. All are very nice, especially the crab! Excellent service and environment with first class of food.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bon4168
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dropped in for Lunch and the service was great as was the food. Nice wine list as well! Fries arrived late would be the only fault I could find and even then they were lovely. I would definitely go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank tsheehan63
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The good rumour they have, more or less forced me to visit this place. Tried before, but you need to book a table in advance. I tried the crab, and It was very well prepared, but could have some more spice. Very nice personnel.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank pergunjon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a family. We love seafood and I doubt that there are many better places for that it in London. The four of us started with oysters; there is a good range from which to choose. After that, I went for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank QuentinYoknapatawpha
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for food before the theatre and it was incredible! The restaurant let’s you book pre theatre bookings so know if you need a quick turnaround which is great! The staff are super friendly and helpful and advise you on all the foods! We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank J5310ZBhannahw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I booked Sunday Lunch at the Oystermen on the 9th for myself and partner based on the reviews here and we were not disappointed. Warmly welcomed and taken to our table in a quieter part of this busy and vibrant restaurant. We were extremely well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank robvimes
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Oystermen is food Heaven on earth. I have eaten great seafood all over the world. But this restaurant just tops the lot. And while its not cheap, the prices are pretty good for food of this quality. 1) Its small and quite tightly packed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Davidm1961
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say a part from praise... I came here last Saturday with my partner and parents. We had lovely food and excellent service. As Oyster fans everyone was happy. They gave some good options all at excellent prices. If you enjoy fish and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank cmart72
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Patrick H
24 June 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
20 May 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.
13 May 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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