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The Oyster Shed

Closed Now: 12:00 - 17:00
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great seafood

Great local seafood to eat on site or takeaway. Eating on site is under a lean too roof alongside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
Oysters to die for and specialised groceries

We stumbled across The Oyster Shed on a visit to a nearby distillery. It is tucked away from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“shellfish”(9 reviews)
“fresh seafood”(11 reviews)
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Hawkhill Carbost Beag, Carbost IV47 8SE, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local seafood to eat on site or takeaway. Eating on site is under a lean too roof alongside the shed so it can be a tad cool but you should stay dry. The seafood is very good, especially the oysters, langoustines, scallops and smoked...More

1  Thank Kevin_McL63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across The Oyster Shed on a visit to a nearby distillery. It is tucked away from the tourist strip with a short walk up the hill overlooking the valley below. The oysters are huge and juicy. The specialised groceries include everything from hebridean...More

Thank Fishnstitch
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place is an experience and a good one. It is, as titled, a shed. It’s sells high end groceries and local seafood sourced in part from the owners own oyster farm. It’s about 10 minutes walk (uphill) from Carbost but has a small car...More

1  Thank neolith
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Delicious oysters and seafood. Lobster and chips is excellent and great value. Be warned the carpark gets very busy and it’s a steep walk up from the village.

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were there on a relatively cold and rainy day, not much of a surprise considering the area. It was pretty busy and the parking is small but we eventually found a place for the car even if we had to eat standing in the...More

1  Thank Beppe F
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Let my lad try one for the experience, coaching him along the way. Staff really enthusiastic and helpful.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

While visiting the Talisker Distillery, we inquired about a simple seafood lunch. We were guided to the oyster shack next to the distillery. It was so out of the way, that the only way to find it is by looking out for cars parked next...More

1  Thank JBlanc197
Reviewed 15 January 2018

After drinking some delicious whiskey at Talisker, we trekked down to enjoy some oysters. They were cold, the weather was cold, and the seating was outdoors, but we enjoyed the food and soaked up a bit more of the Skye atmosphere. If you don't like...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We didn't ear at the shed but bought oysters, scallops and a daily platter to take away and eat later. The guy slightly opened the oysters for us and showed us how to shuck back at home. The quality was amazing and everything very tasty....More

Thank weemee1012
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Northern scotland and a great place to visit in summer......unfortunately when we reached it was too cold and strong breeze ....

Thank baskaran k
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20 September 2018|
Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Yes we sell that cheese. Plus plenty more.
11 October 2016|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Hi Yes we will be open. We open throughout the winter and spring daily 11-4. If you need to order anything please contact us directly. Best wishes. Paul The oysterman