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Summary

“This hilltop restaurant reached along the river valley justifies its name” – expect “sensational oysters” from the beds nearby, plus “sublime lobsters and shellfish”. The “cheap ’n’ cheerful decor” is “no frills”, but it’s “a fun and friendly venue”, and even the odd reporter who felt it “nothing remarkable in the way of food” conceded that “the setting is worth a detour”.

£50
Very Good
Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Don't expect creature comforts” at this well-known shack, with its plastic tables and chairs... do expect “great fresh seafood” (including “fantastic lobsters”) that’s “definitely worth the trek” across mud flats.

£49
Exceptional
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“It’s a shack, it serves spanking fresh oysters (and other seafood), and it’s proper brilliant!” – not much to add about this “lovely relaxed” haunt which, with its plastic tables and chairs, “rather resembles a Greek taverna”.

£51
Very Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A simple joint, whose “plastic chairs and vinyl tablecloths epitomise the beach shack-feel”; “shellfish to die for” and “great local craft beers” mean it’s “definitely worth the drive”.

£52
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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9 pm

The Oyster Shack Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Oyster Shack Restaurant in TQ7, Bigbury-on-Sea by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Oyster Shack restaurant.
Peter M
Erratic service and the food is now overpri...
Reviewed 4 months, 11 days ago

"Erratic service and the food is now overpriced with additional charges for sides. A disappointment."

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Millburn Orchard Farm, Stakes Hills, Bigbury-on-Sea, TQ7 4BE
Opening hours

Daily 12-9pm
Last orders: 9 pm

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