Oyster Bars UK

Wiltons Oyster Bar LondonOur list of the best oyster bars in the UK
Pop in and dine at any of these top oyster bars.

Enjoy fresh oysters - expertly shucked, paired with fine wine or craft beer. Great food, drinks, service, and atmosphere!

Photo: The Oyster Bar at Wiltons Oyster Bar (London)






Best Oyster Bars in England (Alphabetical order. Use scroll bar on right)

Bellamy's Oyster Bar London  Bellamy's Oyster Bar
  - Established in 2004. Bellamy's Oyster Bar adjoins Bellamy's Restaurant.
  - Menu includes Pacific/Rock and Native Oysters.
  - Other foods include open sandwiches: Smoked Salmon, Crab and Avolcado. All French wine list.
  - Understated class. Top end, club feel.

  Open Mon-Fri 12 noon to 4.30pm.
  Address 18/18a Bruton Place (off Berkley Square), Mayfair, London, W1J 6LY.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7491 2727
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Bentley's Oyster Bar London  Bentley's Oyster Bar and Grill
  - First established in 1916, Bentley's is one of London's oldest oyster bars.
  - Original marble-topped oyster bar, red leather seats.
  - Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm to 11pm.
  - Be sure to dress to impress!

  Open Mon-Sat 11.30am to 12 midnight. Sun 11.30am to 10pm.
  Address 11-15 Swallow Street, London, W1B 4DG.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7734 4756
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Bibendum Oyster Bar London  Bibendum Oyster Bar
  - Completed in 1911 as the Michelin Tyre Company's first UK headquarters and tyre depot.
  - Grade II listed, Michelin House has been home to Bibendum Oyster Bar since 1987.
  - Art Nouveau and Art Deco influenced exterior and interior. Stylish and functional oyster bar.
  - Visit the iconic Michelin House, and take a step back in time.

  Open Mon-Fri 8am to 11pm. Sat 9am to 11pm. Sun 12 noon to 10.30pm.
  Address Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6RD.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7589 1480
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Caviar House Oyster Bar Harrods London  Caviar House Oyster Bar, Harrods
  - Located on the Ground Floor of Harrods.
  - Visit the Food Hall at the world famous Harrods Department Store.
  - Traditional, classic, stylish.
  - Take a break and enjoy some fresh oysters and wine.

  Open Mon-Sat 11am to 8pm. Sun 11.30am to 6pm.
  Address Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7XL.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7730 1234
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The Commander Porterhouse and Oyster Bar London  The Commander Porterhouse and Oyster Bar
  - Located in the upmarket area of Westbourne Grove in London.
  - American inspired decor.
  - Gardens and courtyard.
  - Popular with locals.

  Open Mon-Sat 10am to 11pm. Sun 10am to 10.30pm.
  Address 47 Hereford Road, Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London, W2 5AH.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7229 1503
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Englishs of Brighton

  English's of Brighton Restuarant and Oyster Bar
  - Oldest seafood restaurant in Brighton.
  - Hall of fame features photos signed by Charlie Chaplin and Judy Dench.
  - Marble topped oyster bar. Selection of raw and cooked oysters.
  - Popular with locals and visitors to Brighton.

  Open Tues-Sun 12 noon to 10pm.
  Address 29-31 East Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1HL.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 1273 327 980
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Greens Oyster Bar and Restaurant London   Greens Restaurant and Oyster Bar
  - Founded in 1982 by Simon Parker Bowles, and located in the heart of St James' London.
  - Traditional decor with dark colours, wooden panels, private booths. Intimate club ambience.
  - More 'establishment' clientele.
  - Great oysters, seafood and British food.

  Open Mon-Sat 11.30am to 3pm, then Mon-Sat 5.30pm to 11pm.
  Address 36 Duke Street, St James', London, SW1Y 6DF.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7930 4566
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HIX Oyster Bar and Restaurant London  HIX Oyster and Chop House
  - Located near London's Smithfield Meat Market. Originally a sausage factory.
  - Opened by Chef Mark Hix in 2008 as Hix Oyster and Chop House.
  - Original marble and wooden oyster bar, wood wall panels and wooden floors.
  - The name says it all...fresh oysters and British meat.

  Open Mon-Sat 12 noon to 11pm. Sun 12 noon to 10.30pm.
  Address 36-37 Greenhill's Rents, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6BN.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7017 1930
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J Sheekey Oyster Bar London  J Sheekey Restaurant and Oyster Bar
  - First established in 1896 as an oyster bar by Josef Sheekey.
  - Extension features U-shaped marble oyster bar. Art Deco inspired interior.
  - Discretely located in the heart of the West End. Often attracts celebrity clientele.
  - Casual and upmarket.  Pop in before (or after) a show at the West End!

  Open Mon-Sat 12 noon to 12 midnight. Sun 12 noon to 11pm.
  Address 28-34 St Martin's Court, London, WC2N 4AL.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7240 2565
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Randall and Aubin Oyster Bar London  Randall and Aubin
  - Located in the heart of vibrant Soho.  Originally a butcher's shop.
  - Randall and Aubin was established as an oyster bar in 1998.
  - Retains many original features such as marble benches and butcher's hooks.
  - Plays mostly electric music (even includes a retro disco ball!).  Casual, fun, vibrant.

  Open Mon-Wed 12 noon to 11pm. Thu-Sat 12 noon to 12 midnight. Sun 12 noon to 10pm.
  Address 16 Brewer Street, London, W1F 0SG.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7287 4447
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Riddle and Finns Oyster Bar London  Riddle and Finns
  - Established in 2006. Champage and Oyster Bar.
  - Open kitchen adds to the theatre.
  - Marble-topped tables and wicker-backed stools. Tiled walls.
  - Casual, relaxed.

  Open Mon-Fri 12 noon onwards. Sat-Sun 9.30am - 11.30am.
  Address 12 Meeting House Lane, Brighton, BN1 1HB.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 1273 721 667
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The Richmond Oyster Bar Hackney London

  The Richmond
  - Established in March 2015. North East London's first and only oyster bar.
  - Variety of oysters and seafood. Comfort-food. Speciality cocktail - the Oyster Shooter! 
  - Classic 1970s retro-style decor. Casual.
  - Pop in after a visit to Broadway Market on Saturday.

  Open Mon-Fri 6pm - 12 midnight. Sat 12 noon - 3pm, then 5pm - 12 midnight. Sun 12.30pm - 4pm, then 6pm - 8.30pm.
  Address 316 Queensbridge Road, Hackney, London, E8 3NH.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7241 1638
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Scotts Oyster Bar London  Scott's
  - Established on Mount Street, Mayfair in 1968.
  - Designed by Martin Brudnizki. Marble topped seafood bar. Dramatic modern decor.
  - Popular with celebrities.
  - Very opulent. Treat yourself!

  Open Mon-Sat 12 noon to 10.30pm. Sun 12 noon to 10pm.
  Address 20 Mount Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 2HE.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7495 7309
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Searcys St Pancras Grand Oyster Bar London  Searcys St Pancras Grand
  - Created by designer Martin Brudnizki. Located opposite Searcys Champagne Bar.
  - Awarded one of the best whisky bars in London by The Imbibe Seal of Fine Whisky.
  - Stylish and romantic! A haven from the hustle and bustle of the station below.
  - Great spot for before travel by train - whether en route to Paris or home.

  Open Mon-Sat 7am to 11pm. Sun 8am to Late.
  Address Grand Terrace, Upper Concourse, St Pacras International Station, London, N1C 4QL.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7870 9900
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Well and Bucket Oyster Bar London  Well and Bucket
  - Trendy, with a quirky and chic vintage feel.
  - Brass top bar, rustic furniture, old tiles, exposed brickwork, unusual Victorian inspired artwork.
  - Variety of oysters, seafood platter, sides, craft beers on tap.
  - Well worth a visit in the heart of Shoreditch - the historic East End of London.

  Open Mon-Thu 12 noon to 12 midnight. Fri-Sat 12 noon to 12.30am. Sun 12 noon to 11pm.
  Address 143 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 3664 6454
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Wiltons Oyster Bar London  Wiltons
  - Established in 1742 and rich in history.
  - Wiltons received a Royal Warrant as "Purveyor of Oysters" to Queen Victoria, and the Prince of Wales.
  - Subtly refurbished in January 2014.
  - Upmarket and expensive. Excellent oysters, shellfish, and fine British food.

  Open Mon-Fri 12 noon to 2.30pm, then Mon-Fri 6pm to 10.30pm.
  Address 55 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 3544 2395
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Wright Bros Oyster Bar London  Wright Bros Oyster & Porter House
  - Located in the heart of London's busy Borough Market.  
  - Features front bi-fold doors, wooden oyster bar, exposed brick walls, blackboards.
  - Rustic almost industrial interior. Informal, relaxed.
  - Enjoy a dozen oysters, with a view outside to the hustle and bustle of the markets.

  Open Mon-Fri 12 noon to 11pm. Sat 12 noon to 10pm. Sun 12 noon to 9pm.
  Address 11 Stoney Street, Borough Market, London, SE1 9AD.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7403 9554
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Wright Bros Soho Oyster House London  Wright Bros Soho Oyster House
  - Located in central Soho.
  - Newly reburbished includes a wooden oyster bar, wooden floor, retro-feel to the interior.
  - Features a large lobster-like cage for diners!
  - Spacious, casual, relaxed.

  Open Mon-Sat 12 noon to 11pm. Sun 12 noon to 10pm.
  Address 13 Kingly Street and G7/G8 Kingly Court, London, W1B 5PW.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7434 3611
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Wright Bros Spitafields Market London  Wright Bros Spitalfields
  - Opened in February 2014 in an historic unit at London's Old Spitalfields Market.
  - Marble and tiled oyster bar, marble mosiac floor tiles, exposed brick and wood walls.
  - Impressive tanks that houses fresh oysters, plus live crabs and lobsters.
  - Select your 'catch' and dive in!

  Open Mon-Sat 12 noon to 10.30pm. Sun 12 noon to 9pm.
  Address 8a Lamb Street, Old Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6EA.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7377 8706
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Wright Bros The Mermaid Cocktail & Oyster Bar London  Wright Bros South Kensington; and The Mermaid Cocktail & Oyster Bar
  - Wright Bros opened their Oyster House and Restaurant; and Cocktail and Oyster Bar in September 2015.
  - Wright Bros South Kensington. French inspired decor. Bistro atmosphere. Oysters, fruits de mer platters, British fare. 
  - Downstairs is The Mermaid Cocktail & Oyster Bar (see photo). Chic decor. Intimate ambience. After work drinks!
  
  Wright Bros South Kensington Open Mon-Sat 12 noon to 3pm, 5pm to 10.30pm. Sun 12 noon to 3pm, 5pm to 9.30pm.
  The Mermaid Cocktail & Oyster Bar Open Tues-Sat 5pm to 12 midnight.
  Address 56 Old Brompton Road, London, SW7 3DY.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 20 7581 0131
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Oyster Bars in Scotland (Alphabetical order.  Use scroll bar on right)

The Cafe Royal Oyster Bar Edinburgh  The Cafe Royal
  - Established at the present site in 1863.
  - Wonderful stained glass windows, wood panels, murals on the walls, marble floors.
  - Take a step back in time. Rich in heritage, refined, elegant, ambient.
  - Menu includes oysters, mussels, black pudding with king scallops, and a seafood platter.

  Open Food is served: Mon-Sat 12 noon to 9.30pm. Sun 12.30pm to 9.30pm.
  Address 19 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 131 556 1884
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Rogano Oyster Bar Glasgow  Rogano
  - Established in 1935, Rogano's is Glasgow's oldest restuarant.
  - The Art Deco interior is modelled on the Queen Mary Ship (built in 1935, Glasgow).
  - Marble Oyster Bar. Live music, mostly jazz.
  - A fine Glasgow institution.

  Open Mon-Sat 11am to 12 midnight. Sun 12 noon to 12 midnight.
  Address 11 Exchange Place, Glasgow, G1 3AN.
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  Tel    +44 (0) 41 248 4055
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The information on the oyster bars shown above are based on our own experiences, opinions, observations and research.  For more information on any of these oyster bars, please click on the web links above.

 

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Our selection of oyster shuckers/pop-up/mobile oyster bars in the UK
We've listed a selection of the best oyster shuckers/pop-up/mobile oyster bars in the UK.

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Photo: Oysters and a Bloody Mary Cocktail at The Bloody Oyster.






Our list of the best pop-up/mobile oyster bars in the UK (Alphabetical Order. Use scroll bar on right)

Black Pearl Oyster Company
  Black Pearl Oyster Company (Manchester & UK)
  - Uniformed mobile oyster shuckers, with all the kit needed to shuck oysters.
  - Oyster shuckers circulate at the venue, ready to shuck oysters on the spot.
  - Guests entertained and informed about oysters by experienced oyster shuckers.

  - Champagne and Oyster Reception - for weddings, parties and corporate events.
  - Create the X Factor!

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  The Bloody Oyster (London & UK)
  - The ultimate upmarket mobile oyster bar!
  - "Mary" is a 1960s red double-decker bus, newly fitted out as a luxurious mobile oyster and cocktail bar.
  - Red exterior.  Stylish and hip interior.
  - Freshly shucked oysters, raw or cooked, and served on board.  Other dishes too.
  - Drinks include craft beers, wines, and a variety of Bloody Marys cocktails.

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Oyster Meister  Oyster Meister (London & UK)
  - Uniformed mobile oyster shuckers, with all the kit needed to shuck oysters.
  - Oyster shuckers circulate at the venue.
  - Guests watch as oyster shuckers open oysters, ready to enjoy.

  - No extra space needed to shuck or serve oysters.
  - Extra pizzazz!

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Oyster Men

  The Oystermen (London & UK)
  - Uniformed mobile oyster shuckers, with a mobile oyster bar and all the kit.
  - Friendly oyster shuckers operate from a small fixed oyster bar, ready to shuck oysters.
  - Extras include oyster condiments such as lemon slices, sauces etc.
  - Guests entertained and informed about oysters by experienced oyster shuckers.

  - Available for hire for weddings, parties, corporate events etc.
  - Enjoy oysters at your next function or event!

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The information on the oyster bars shown above are based on our own experiences, opinions, observations and research.  For more information on any of these oyster bars, please click on the web links above.