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J Sheekey

28-35 St. Martin's Court, London WC2N 4AL, England
+44 20 7240 2565
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (348 reviews)
“fish pie” (195 reviews)
“razor clams” (89 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
28-35 St. Martin's Court, London WC2N 4AL, England
Neighborhood: Covent Garden
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

Four of us enjoyed a fishy meal before seeing Photograph 51 at the nearby Noel Coward Theatre. We had the fish pie and fish, chips and mushy peas - both mediocre whilst our friends went for the large Dover sole and the slip soles both...More

Thank John M
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Pre theatre, nice atmosphere, a little heavy on out of towners but thats the area. Good service. The food is not as polished as it used to be but still very good and worth a visit if you're in theatre land.

Thank Likesitlux
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Looked this up online and boy were we lucky to get in on a Saturday lunchtime! Great location, great service and excellent food. Pricey, but you get what you pay for....

Thank clareWestSussex
Reviewed September 28, 2015

What a great experience. The staff were wonderful, just the right amount of attention, the wines very good, a tad pricey but this is London. However the food was top notch. We shared a few oysters and prawns to get us going followed by the...More

Thank Russell R
Reviewed September 24, 2015

A lovely little seafood restaurant that offers fantastic service, and good quality food. This is a fish lovers dream! Fairly pricey - £118 for two starters, two mains and two drinks.

Thank Dechelski
Reviewed September 20, 2015

We had lunch at this restaurant. We booked online and somehow the waitress got the wrong time booked in, how I do not know we had an email with the correct time etc. We then we shoved in a corner and left for sometime without...More

5  Thank andrewlawrence78
Reviewed September 18, 2015

The Oyster Bar is our preference over Sheekey's next door counter. Most knowledgeable spot on service great oysters , Dungarvans the slight favourite , piping hot fish pie terrific brown shrimps and Atlantic prawns.

Thank 977mike
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Our table for 9 at 7.15pm wasn't ready when 4 of us turned up early at 7pm. By the time our Korean guests arrived at 7.15pm it still wasn't ready, and we ended up having to cram ourselves around the bar until 7.35pm when it...More

1  Thank DickSands
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We came as a group of 6 for lunch on a Saturday. I was really looking forward to it as a huge fish and seafood fan. We thought the fixed lunch menu was good value. The food was good but not excellent. Service was good...More

Thank jellie0303
Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I and my friend went to this restaurant and on the door one of the waiter asked us to wait 1.5 hours in the bar in order to sit in a proper table and after an hour he told us that you need to have...More

1  Thank barfilozofu
Nearby
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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Eliza P
Are children welcome? I have a 1.5 year old son.
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Duncan T | Reviewed this property |
deffo not, sorry
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Jan220166
What are the fish ingredients in the fish pie?
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth P | Reviewed this property |
They vary but do not include shellfish, so they told me, it is the best fish pie ever in my view, the "sauce" is divine!
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Jan220166
What are the fish ingredients in the fish pie?
January 8, 2017|
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Response from stewart2726 | Reviewed this property |
From recollection the fish pie contained salmon, but cannot remember exactly what was else was included, definitely a meaty white fish. What I can say, it is delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$38 - $64
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-35 St. Martin's Court, London WC2N 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2565
  • E-mail
Description
In the heart of Covent Garden, J Sheekey is a fish and seafood restaurant offering the finest fish, oysters, shellfish and other fruits de mer.
Discreetly tucked away on St Martin's Court between Charing Cross Road and St Martin's Lane, J Sheekey is a stone's throw from many of the West End's theatres, the cinemas of Leicester Square and vibrant quarters of Covent Garden and Soho. The Royal Opera House and Coliseum, Palace Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Wyndham's, Duke of York and Noel Coward Theatres are close by, making the restaurant perfect for pre and post theatre dining. All fish is responsibly caught from sustainable sources.