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Oysters

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37 Patrick Street, Strabane BT82 8DQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7138 2690
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Today
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food , great menu , great value.

We were staying in Strabane for a few days for work and chanced across this fabulous restaurant , much to our relief . They offer a High Tea menu from 5 pm which suited us perfectly. And what a menu.... We choose a starter of seafood chowder , my husband had sirloin steak to follow while I had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Joyce H
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were staying in Strabane for a few days for work and chanced across this fabulous restaurant , much to our relief . They offer a High Tea menu from 5 pm which suited us perfectly. And what a menu.... We choose a starter of seafood chowder , my husband had sirloin steak to follow while I had naturally smoked... More 

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Strabane, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a spot, quality of food and hospitality is second to none. The best place to eat in the whole north west. Very seasonal menus too with local game dishes always on offer.

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We really appreciate you taking the time out to review us so favourably. We work hard in pursuit of our ideals and are happy that someone like yourself has appreciated our efforts. Many thanks, Caroline More 

Derry, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

8 friends availed of our late Christmas meal in Oysters last night and we were very impressed with the food. I had seafood chowder to start, followed by a 10oz sirloin steak with a clonakielty black pudding and sauteed onion topping, saute mushrooms and sauteed potatoes, a cherry topped rave with cream and mango ice cream for dessert, finished off... More 

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Your review is most gratefully received. Thank you. I would concur that the timeframe from start to finish of your meal is indeed longer than we would find acceptable. We have reviewed same with our kitchen team in order to ensure that it does not recur. I hope that it has not marred your experience of Oysters too... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A top class restaurant worth all the awards it has presented on its walls. Everything from the welcome, service and food was excellent. Great selection of locally produced foods and a good choice of wines to compliment.

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you so much for taking the time out to review us. Always a pleasure to welcome you when you are on home turf. Regards, Kevin More 

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Having lived in Strabane for so many years it has taken me 8 years of living in England to finally get around to eating here- and I probably will EVERYTIME I'm home again. On a quiet Thursday night my wife and I have had a fine dining meal that I didn't know strabane was capable of. The place itself is... More 

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for such a generous review. We are glad your wait was well rewarded and we certainly look forward to hosting yourself and your wife on future return visits to the the town. Regards, Caroline More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We just stopped at Oysters travelling through Strabane to Donegal on the off chance of a nice lunch and we were not disappointed. Simple, tasty, well made food enjoyed with a glass of wine and although I cant remember the price we were shocked at how cheap it was for the quality. The waiter/owner was courteous, professional and amicable. It... More 

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I certainly remember your visit and enjoyed making your acquaintance. Thank you so much for such a kind review and we hope that in future your trips to Donegal might include a repeat visit to Oysters. Best Regards, Kevin. More 

Strabane, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was excellently prepared and presented. The taste and flavours were of the highest quality. Staff went out of their way to facilitate my gluten-free diet. The atmosphere was very pleasant and added to a wonderful evening.

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking time out to review us so favourably. We are also happy that we were able to accommodate your gluten-free requirements as it is also an important part of our offering. We look forward hopefully to hosting you again in the near future. Regards, Caroline More 

Newry
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I recently visited Oysters for the first time as a party of four. We ordered two courses each and wine and from start to finish, each and every dish of food was prepared and cooked immaculately. The attention to detail from the owner, Kevin, was superb, as you would expect from an award-winning restaurant. A truly great eatery and one... More 

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your kind comments. They are very much appreciated and we will look forward to hosting you again in the future. Caroline More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Dined here with my wife on friday evening ,ate from the high tea menu which is available from 5pm until 7pm. Nice choice of starters and mains , we chose the garlic mushrooms and the oak smoked salmon followed by two chicken dishes , lovely meal and excellent value at under twelve pounds each .Well looked after by very pleasant... More 

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, So glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Oysters & a very deserved acknowledgement of Louise who does a sterling job for us front house. Much appreciated. Regards, Caroline More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Wonderful find. The most amazing food and service! The staff is so friendly and kind! The food was amazing...best I've had in my full stay in Ireland. We do know when we travel back to Ireland we will be stopping at Oysters to eat and have an enjoyable talk with Kevin. We love this place!

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oystersstrabane, Owner at Oysters, responded to this review

Dear Reviewers, Your praise is so gratefully received. I have passed on your comments to Kevin and the team and they are delighted that your experience at Oysters was so gratifying. We would certainly love to host you when you are in the Strabane area at any time in the future. Many thanks, Caroline More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Patrick Street, Strabane BT82 8DQ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Tyrone  >  Strabane
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7138 2690

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Contemporary
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?