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Summary

“You could be forgiven if you thought you were eating in someone’s living room” at this “quirky”, “casual and basic” institution (est. 1856), where you eat “in a tiny back parlour that maybe seats 14-16 people”; and which “serves superbly fresh seafood” with “oysters a speciality”. “It’s not licensed, but there’s a good selection of wines offered in the off-licence opposite”.

£48
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Revamped but still maintaining the original eating parlour” – this “quirky, mildly eccentric, and very English” institution (est. 1856) has survived enlargement largely unscathed, and still provides “a bizarre environment – like eating in someone’s front room” – that’s “as cosy as a teapot”. But “the modest frontage belies the superb cuisine inside”, where “sublime” yet “unfussy” seafood dishes are served at “fair prices”, and “BYO makes it a very good value experience” indeed. “I have had so much fun sitting in the ‘shop’ and falling into the most entertaining conversations with all types of people from a celebrated yet humble sax player, to a local plasterer, to a TV actor…”

£48
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Like eating in Granny’s parlour… if Granny cooked fish to perfection”; the town’s oldest restaurant (est. 1856) is “one of the funkiest places you can eat in”“a tiny room with only 14–16 seats” serving an “interesting menu of excellent seafood”, and “BYO helps make it a very good-value experience”. Let’s hope they don’t wreck it with a mid-2016 refurbishment, bringing a cocktail bar and “allegedly even toilets on site”.

£47
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“You will never experience anything else quite like it!” – this “quirky and pokey” local “institution” (est. 1856) only seats 16 people, and “the freshest local seafood is treated with sympathy and skill” to create “the best ever dishes”. “BYO does no harm to the final bill” either.

£46
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Reviews of Wheelers Oyster Bar Restaurant in CT5, Whitstable by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Wheelers Oyster Bar restaurant.
Chris J
Interesting menu of excellent seafood. BYO ...
Reviewed 5 months, 23 days ago

"Interesting menu of excellent seafood. BYO so it makes it a very good value experience.Tiny back parlour that only seats 14/16"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.50 £22.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
8 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1BQ
Opening hours
Monday10:30 am-9 pm
Tuesday10:30 am-9 pm
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday10:30 am-9 pm
Friday10:30 am-9:30 pm
Saturday10 am-10 pm
Sunday11:30 am-9 pm

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