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.

Online Reservations 

If you would like to book a table at the restaurant please fill in the booking form below. 

If you wish to make a booking for TODAY please call the restaurant directly on: 01227 276 856

We do not offer multiple tables for one party and please call the restaurant directly for our maximum party size as this varies upon the time of year.

Please note we are very sorry dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or on our deck area 

All bookings made on our online through the contact form below will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you do not receive this you should telephone the restaurant on 01227 276856 to ensure that we have received your booking.

All emails are  answered personally and is not an automated service.


Name *
Please specify if you need a highchair or a table with wheelchair access
Please pay careful attention to our opening times



Monday to Thursday: 

Lunch 12 noon - 2.30pm

Monday to Thursday Dinner : 6:30 - 9:00pm


Lunch 12 noon - 2.30pm

Dinner 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Saturday: 12 noon - 9.45pm

Sunday: 12 noon - 9pm 

Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019

Christmas Eve Monday 24th December open lunch only 12noon - 3pm

Christmas Day 25th December - closed

Boxing Day 26th December - closed

Thursday 27th December through to Sunday 30th December open all day 12noon - 9pm

New Years Eve Monday 31st December open lunch only 12noon - 3pm

Dinner - closed

New Years Day 1st January open lunch only 12noon - 3.30pm

Dinner - closed

Wednesday 2nd January open all day 12noon - 9pm

Telephone booking line - for live availability

01227 276856 from 10am - 4pm & 6pm - 11pm daily

 Please fill in the online booking enquiry form or call the restaurant directly for reservations. 

If you wish to cancel or amend a booking we kindly ask that you contact the restaurant directly on the number below. If you are running late for your table, please call the restaurant directly. Failure to do so may result in your table being given away.  

Tel: +44 (0) 1227 276 856

* Please be aware that we are unable to accommodate dogs within the restaurant or the decking area *