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West Mersea Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
US$15 - US$23
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, British
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome! We had the fish platter for two, all fresh and nicely presented, tasty desserts, sensible prices, what more could you ask?The nicest meal out that we have had for a long time, and we eat out frequently. We shall return the next time that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bobsdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch for two. I had the platter, which was lovely, and my wife had the succulent lobster. Service was excellent and very good value for money. Will certainly be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nobbyj8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call in at 12.05 after a great dog walk in this beautiful area. I'm a big eater but had to ask for a doggie bag (for me not the dogs) as the sea food platter was so big and delicious. My friend had what she...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmdcat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked the West Mersea Oyster Bar based on Trip Advisor reviews, we were disappointed, very disappointed. Starting on a high, clearly they specialise in oysters, and they are good at it, BUT, you can't just be good at one dish, it's reasonable to expect...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Stu151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting from Australia and staying with friends from Suffolk who took us to this fantastic place, I had to try the oysters ,The Colchester Natives and the Mersea Island Rocks, both deliciously fresh and sweet but my pick were the Mersea with a little more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PeggyK750
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Great food, but facilities basic and somewhat overpriced . Very busy in the summer, so booking might be advisable

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank _mikebell43
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Seafood is nothing short of wonderful it is same day catch and as fresh as you can get . Really pleased with the seafood

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Captaincoin
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We visit this restaurant at least a couple of times a year, and have always been very happy with the fish and chips. Yesterday, however, the whole plate of food was liberally scattered with coarse sea salt!? Surely this is a no-no, especially with healthy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MushyPea7
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fresh seefood, local catch , so delicious, made few visits and I'm sure will come again, sharing plate of seafood my favourite , a bit of everything , it's a great place for seafood lovers 😍

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ramzey80
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Fantastic food. Only visited once but we will go back. I had beer battered cod, chips and mushy peas. It was superb. Simple tables and chairs. It can get troublesome to park (testament to how good it is). Make sure you book! We loved it,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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25 April 2018|
Response from chloep820 | Reviewed this property |
Just fresh ones
9 May 2017|
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Response from chubbys2015 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so but the wines are pretty good
4 February 2017|
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Response from 19Theo56 | Reviewed this property |
No this is very much a seafood restaurant but they are very accommodating so give them a call, have a lovely holiday.
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