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Oyster & Otter

Livesey Branch Road | Feniscowles, Blackburn BB2 5DQ, England
+44 1254 203200
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (155 reviews)
“korean chicken” (10 reviews)
“pot pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Livesey Branch Road | Feniscowles, Blackburn BB2 5DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service for a big group - staff very nice and attentive. Menu is great - really varied. Lovely atmosphere too with a live singer - however it could be slightly loud while eating. Korean chicken is absolutely delicious! Garlic bread is poor - just...More

Thank EE15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back to the oyster and otter. The last time was before Christmas. I said it was not as good as it was a year ago. Today it was back almost to how it was then. We had a lovely meal and we will be back...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st visit last night with friends who were celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. The overall experience was really good. The restaurant was contemporary, warm and inviting. The staff were extremely friendly and pleasant despite being rushed off their feet due to a staffing issue. Starters...More

1  Thank julesholden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is truly awesome, I am currently going at least 7-8 times a month . I've been to a few of the Good Seafood Company's establishments and stayed over at some of them. You can't stay over here but it's close to where we...More

1  Thank Dinigexpert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the oyster and otter with my sister and brother I had the pot pie ,it tasted ok but the dish it arrived in wasn’t even half full ! At £13.50 I feel this is not good . And it’s a pity cause it’s...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner at the reliable, good quality Oyster and Otter. The discount promotion of Monday to Friday 20% off food has been extended from all of January to February. We shared delicious Scallops with bacon and celeriac purée. I had a steak afterwards...More

1  Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early and it wasn't busy, so no excuses for not so good service. Cold coffee (but to be fair it was sorted), one of the meals completely wrong ( a replacement was offered, but as the others were eating itbwoukd have been too...More

Thank Rixy09
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best around Blackburn. Great food, great service. Staff are so friendly and helpful. The specials menu varies regularly and though the main menu is short, it's full of great choices. A variety gins for those who like them and very knowledgeable bar staff...More

1  Thank CarlosTJackal
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

The cheese and onion pie used to be delicious here - had it several times in the past. It was soft and delicious with a runny, melted really cheesy filling. I won't be risking it again. It was dry and rubbery with too much red...More

Thank sumell
Reviewed February 4, 2018

My brother, his wide, my partner and I visited the Oyster & Otter last Saturday. It was one of the worst evenings I have had. 1. A group of circa 8 young women were smoking in the hallway. (The hallway was a small room circa...More

2  Thank MikeMangnall
Ian M, General Manager at Oyster & Otter, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Hello MikeMangnall, Firstly please accept my apologies for not getting back to you sooner, I needed to get to grips with what had actually gone wrong for you on your recent visit, which meant discussing with the staff involved on the Saturday in question. As...More

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Questions & Answers
Joeleen M
April 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DW1505 | Reviewed this property |
They don't have lobster on the menu as standard but if you call several days in advance to book your table and mention the lobster the staff will be more than able to order in specific seafood for you.
John H
October 19, 2015|
Response from ManagerSPC | Property representative |
Hi John, I remember you telling me that you where 22 stone and that the portions were small. Your starter was from the little plates section of the menu. The title of the section should give you an idea of how big this dish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livesey Branch Road | Feniscowles, Blackburn BB2 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 203200
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