The Whitstable Oyster Company

Tel: 01227 276856

The Royal Native Oyster Stores in Kent is a seafood restaurant offering some of the very best oysters, fish and crustacea. We've become world famous for offering the freshest fish that's simply cooked; we believe that the finest products speak for themselves. The restaurant is on the beach and offers stunning views of the company's oyster grounds. A full a la carte menu is available from Monday-Sunday.


We have a number of exciting opportunities for hospitality and service focused individuals to join our team. If you like the thought of developing your skills amongst a diverse team that are passionate about delivering outstanding service to customers, we'd love to hear from you. As we are open seven days a week we require all staff to work a mixture of weekend and weekday shift patterns including lunch and evenings.


Current positions available

CHEF Full time & Part time 

What we're looking for and what you'll be doing: 

  • 40 hours approx per week (full time)
  • 10-20 hours per week (part time)
  • Confident manner and able to work consistently and accurately under pressure  
  • Experience needed in a busy kitchen 
  • An excellent team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude

Benefits of joining The Whitstable Oyster Co

  • Competitive pay and bonus structure
  • Extensive training provided 
  • You will play a key role in a growing family business 
  • Long-term employment opportunities in a high profile restaurant 
  • Meals on duty


Please send a CV with photograph and covering letter to: with the subject line 'Full time/ Part time chef'