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Wheelers Oyster Bar

8 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
+44 1227 273311
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lobster lasagne” (104 reviews)
“oysters” (205 reviews)
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had skate wing, orange and brown butter, sand carrots cooked in spent coffe granules, pork Kromeski, Kentish kale and picked girolles for lunch. For dessert we had strawberry crumble soufle'. The meal was very good. We enjoyed eating here with friends, the good service...More

Thank MulleEllum
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Head and shoulders above the rest of the town ( and the town is quite good). Complexity of flavours and the flawless food made this understated Restuarants all the more charming . Go for the beer battered fried oysters and the lobster lasagne. Take a...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The good lady and I had a lovely time. It’s a great little quirky place we sat at the counter and ate which just added to the fun. We had the crab fish cakes to start (out this world) followed by the meze which consisted...More

Thank TKLontour
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fantastiic. Reastrant diffrent . Service excellent . Very highly recommended . A whitstable treasure of a reastrant . Just keep it a secret as I would like to book again very soon.

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent meal and yet not a particularly satisfying experience. High-quality fish cuisine in cramped rooms you might call quirky or simply old-fashioned and a bit tired. It's a long time since I saw walls with gloss paint. The food is tremendous, the service a...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small shop has been in whitstable for years. very little about the shop has changed. It’s always been extremely good. There is a great choice of seafood on sale. Alongside small “seafood associated” snacks. If you visit whitstable and enjoy seafood. This is a...More

Thank Distaste
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok excuse the cheesy title but this little gem is just perfect. Few years since I’d been but just as good as I remembered. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere with fantastic food cooked and presented so well. It takes alot of work to make this kind...More

Thank booloukas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's tiny, and you can eat in if you book, but a crab sandwich to takeaway couldn't be beaten. Tripadvisor wants me to say more, but I don't need to.

Thank PresidentSurrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is r commended to us by our Friend who stayed in. London. The seafood ( we ordered oysters, prawns etc) are fresh. Service is good.

Thank WSY11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must point out that you need to book this place well in advance. Its a great restaurant with fresh top quality sea food. nothing more to be said really, Top place! You need to take your own alcohol if you wish to drink,

Thank mick054
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Dawn A
July 26, 2018|
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Response from AdrianDeena | Reviewed this property |
We went with one friend who is vegetarian and they offered to make a special mushroom risotto for her but you would need to arrange this beforehand.
Fiona G
April 30, 2018|
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Response from DerrickJS | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no.
October 2, 2017|
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Response from sid p | Property representative |
New Year’s Eve for lunch only. Sorry for the delay in replying
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $79
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:15 AM - 9:00 PM
10:15 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 273311
A sea food restaurant overing a vast selection of sea food, from a al la carte menu to take away seafood. We are BYO drinks and we don't charge corkage.
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