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Oysters

37 Patrick Street, Strabane BT82 8DQ, Northern Ireland
028 7138 2690
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Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Strabane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish, Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately had to send back the signature dish ( venison) Having asked for it pink ( rare as it should be ) it arrived sliced and totally overcooked I asked for if to go back Apologies were rendered but the chef blamed the waitress apparently - I don't like this as chef prepares and serves not the waitress This is... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Family of five went to oysters for sunday dinner. The presentation of the food served was excellent. The staff were very helpful and very plesant. The owner took the time to talk to us on a few occasions which was very nice of him. Dinner was beautiful. Dessert was perfect. Just one slight problem. An overdose of salt in the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had dinner here tonight with wife and three kids, absolutely fabulous food kids selection great and duo pork melt in the mouth. Owner and staff top rated couldn't recommend enough.

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Equally so for your little ones. Your generous review is much appreciated. Look forward to hosting you and your family again in the future. Regards, Caroline More

skitpon
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wow - stop reading reviews this place is quality fine dining The staff are brilliant at creating the feel that all is a bit different here. It's not just sit order and eat, it's appreciation of the atmosphere and the time to create something better than normal. If I am honest it is not the most perfect of meals, however... More

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Your praise for our establishment is very kindly acknowledged. We are delighted that you appreciated our offering and took the time out to review us so positively. Perhaps we might have the pleasure to host you again in the future. Regards, Caroline More

Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lamb Shank was a Disaster , not cooked for the required length of time . Service was indifferent and on complaining, about the Lamb . the "Compensation" was a drink from the Bar, when the Lamb ????? price should have been refunded.

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Despite investigating this review, we are unable to identify any complaint such as described. Additionally, it us not restaurant policy to offer a drink by way of compensation. If reviewer so wishes, they may contact us direct via email. Details on website. More

Strabane, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Ive been to Oysters restaurant Strabane, on numerous occasions in the past. My experience has always been great if not overwhelmingly positive. Having agreet to have the lunch menu with some friends, we expected their usual excellent hospitality and mouth-watering food. Most of my guests enjoyed their meal, but one guest was horrified when their chicken in the Greek Yogurt... More

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, May I begin by stating that we always welcome feedback in whatever guise. It is through customer feedback that we can continue to improve our offering. You state that you have eaten with us on several occasions and speak glowingly of same. However, the only occasion that you have chosen to review us is in a deliberately negative... More

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had been out exploring and found ourselves looking for a decent place to eat in this small town south of Derry where everything seemed to be closed tight as a drum. When we spotted Oysters, we breathed a sigh of relief.... This lovely restaurant turned out to be a sweet spot... elegant decor, quiet ambience, a great menu and... More

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are so glad that you found our restaurant on your travels and that we could accommodate you as indicated. It is always a delight to welcome travellers to our shores and we are glad that we could offer you a little of our Irish hospitality. Glad you enjoyed it. Regards, Caroline More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Oysters has become the regular location for celebrating special occasions (birthdays, anniversaries or maybe even just that wee treat) for my family and I and it has always been excellent. Last night was no different. It was faultless throughout. Every bite was to be savoured. Everyone at the table tried a different dish but all feedback was the same, delicious!... More

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are familiar with your party and it is always such a pleasure to host you. You continue to be such staunch supporters of Oysters and we appreciate it so much. Thank you on this occasion once again for such high praise. More

Omagh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Definitely not disappointed. Starters and mains were top class food. We were both a little underwhelmed with the desserts. I had the duck to start which was delicious but not a working mans portion by any means followed by the surf and turf which I had asked to be closer to rare than medium. It was however well done but... More

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time out to review us. We are very grateful for your kind comments and also for highlighting a couple of areas where perhaps we can improve. I apologise that your steak was not cooked as requested and have already addressed with our kitchen. I would also like to thank you for the courteous... More

ireland
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Had the high tea menu the other night . Excellent value for money and beautiful food. The service in oysters is impeccable and the other establishments in town could take lessons in customer care from oysters .

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We really appreciate your praise. So glad you enjoyed your evening with us and we hope that we can host you in the future again. Thank you. More

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