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Oyster and Chop House

) #11 of 93 Restaurants in Herne Bay $$ - $$$ Seafood, Barbecue,
8 High Street, Herne Bay CT6 5LH, England
+44 1227 749933
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Barbecue, Grill
$$ - $$$
8 High Street, Herne Bay CT6 5LH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

first time at this great little restaurant ! went with some friends who had recommended it , the atmosphere was great very busy make sure you book !! Very interesting food really enjoyed all our dishes . Very good wine as well ,the service was...More

Thank Darren E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant out this evening and have to say that the atmosphere was great! We sat further back in a booth which was lovely - the place didn't feel too crowded or squashed. The service was prompt and pleasant but the kitchen staff were...More

2  Thank Tree B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What on earth has happened to this place? I reviewed it when it was simply the chop and oyster house and it was a very memorable meal - up there with the best restaurants we've been to (and we travel round Europe a lot). So...More

2  Thank encona37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously bland.I was very disappointed with the at the lack of flavour in the apparently "smoked" food.Though tender the ribs just tasted of nothing really.Needed to add barbecue sauce to everything otherwise it was pretty unappetising.Sad that the frozen chips were the most tasty thing.Not...More

Thank Winkergeorge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I can give it one star is because the starters were good! However the service was terrible. We were late for our table and the waitress moaned at us telling us the kitchen closed at 9 but they were accepting tables till...More

1  Thank Victoriagreen1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just signed up to write this review so unhappy with the food 8 meals all wrong, overpriced salty food, rude staff, awful experience, couldn't recommend, will never go again

1  Thank bcfml
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had booked a table for 5.30 with friends. On arrival we were shown a seat and told "we have given you this one but just to let you know we need it for 7pm!" asked if we could sit in a booth then, we...More

1  Thank Jan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son took me for a meal as a belated fathers day present and we really enjoyed the food and they have bottles of goodys real ale too Jacket potato was out of this world as was my burger my son had a rib eye...More

1  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice restaurant, price was fair. Big portions, food was nice, took food home in foil dishes as we had so much, done us another dinner. Waitress knew all about the menu and gave us advice.

Thank JulieHerneBay
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Oyster and Chop twice now - both have been good; the second visit was better. The reason being we sat in the front of the restaurant which is a lot cooler and the music is less obtrusive. I like jazz but the heavy blues...More

Thank Paul C
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Questions & Answers
15 January 2017|
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Response from DLWKent | Reviewed this property |
Hi - as the Oyster and Chop House can't accommodate you have you thought of trying La Casa Mia in the High Street. we have had a private function in one of the upstairs rooms.
susan b
11 October 2016|
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Response from Jeff M | Property representative |
The kitchen closes at 2pm, so all orders must be made by 2pm.
5 October 2016|
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Response from Paul U | Reviewed this property |
I think all food is freshly prepared and they are very happy to accommodate your needs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Seafood, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street, Herne Bay CT6 5LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 749933
We are extremely excited to offer authentic slow-cooked smoked meats, done properly in our in-house smoker, guaranteed to arrive fresh on your table. As well as great steaks, burgers and sandwiches. The freshest Lobsters and Seafood are also on the menu alongside Mac'n'Cheese to die for. We aim to cater for all, providing amazing value for money party menus and even a kiddie menu. We offer an extensive wine list and a fine selection of alcoholic drinks including plenty of cocktails, draft beer, and bottomless fizzy drinks.
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