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“Great food but train your staff”

Oyster Box Beach Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 55 Restaurants in St. Brelade
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $26 - $53
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: There is a bus stop on the roof! Blue Route Island Explorer Route 12
Description: Passionate about the use of local produce, the Oyster Box showcases the best seafood including Jersey lobster and fruits de mer, but also offers a wide selection of other dishes such as steaks, beef burgers and locally caught line fish battered and served with chips, catering for every taste and culinary palette. The Oyster Box takes pride in what it means to be Jersey, and the menu reflects this. By using local produce wherever possible, a genuine effort is made to serve you a meal that is as local as possible, to the highest quality and to the very best value. The ultimate aim of the Oyster Box is to present culinary excellence combined with breathtaking surroundings enjoyed inside or outside on the sea-view terrace, to create a true casual Jersey experience.
Reviewed August 3, 2012

2nd visit to the Oyster Box and have to say the food is really nice, Andre one of our waiters fantastic hopefully he will pass on his skills to other staff. My friends ordered a drink while waiting to be seated and had to ask 3 different members of staff to see where the drinks were. Finally as we were eating our starters they sent a poor trainee to serve the drinks which they ordered nearly 30mins earlier.
Great place for a meal just pray you get a good waiter/waitress.

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Thank Leedsjet
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

My husband found the food good at this restaurant but frankly the sevice was very amateurish. There seemed to be a number of trainees working and we were served by at least 6 different waiters/waitresses. The ambiance is not very relaxing with all the servers running around-- comes across as a very hectic, unorganised place. Water was spilled on the table and not wiped up and our bread plates were removed after we were asked if we would like to have more bread! We had to ask for them to be replaced!
The oysters were fresh and delicious as was the monkfish. My husband had the seafood platter and found it very good also.
The view of the beach and the water is wonderful- ask for a table by the window!

Thank Cathy F
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

Just had a lovely lunch at the oyster box. It's clean, chic and great fresh food on the menu.
Had a beautiful lunch with great service and in a stunning setting overlooking st brelades bay.
Fabulous fresh local produce and fish
Will be back!

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Thank beachbabes4
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Great food, good service. Very good until we were chased outside the resturant by a waitress who said we had not left enough cash for the bill. That was until she actually counted the money. Very embarrassing!! Felt like asking for the tip back.

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Thank Karen R
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ripple4, Owner at Oyster Box Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2012

Thank you for visiting Oyster Box and apologies for embarasing you as you left. We have recently changed our bill print out and it shows drinks and food separately now, and as a consequence a few customers have left the wrong amount . So we are probably being a bit overzealous in checking this now, we have noted this and changed our process. The money you left was also new and so struck together when it was counted. Hope we will see you again soon?

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Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

Food is fresh and the menu is varied, mainly fish but lots of alternatives if you are veg or a meat eater. Lovely relaxed atmosphere and views to die for. St Brelades bay has a vibe of its own! Well Worth a visit.

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