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.

Upstairs at The Royal Native Oyster Stores

Luxury homewares & gifts with casual food, coffee and drinks



Christmas Opening Hours

Friday 22nd December 10am - 4pm (food available 11am – 3pm)

Bar open 6pm – 10pm

Saturday 23rd December 10am - 9pm (food available 111am – 5pm)

Bar open 11am – 10pm

Sunday 24th December 10am - 3pm NO FOOD AVAILABLE

Bar open 11am - 3pm


Christmas Day CLOSED

Boxing Day CLOSED


Wednesday 27th December 11am – 6pm (food available 12noon – 5pm)

Bar open 11am – 10pm


Thursday 28thDecember 11am – 6pm (food available 12noon – 5pm)

Bar open 11am – 10pm


Friday 29th December 11am – 6pm (food available 12noon – 5pm)

Bar open 11am – 10pm


Saturday 30th December 11am – 8pm (food available 12noon – 5pm)

Bar open 11am – 10pm


Sunday 31st December 11am – 3pm (food available 11am – 2pm)

Bar open 11am – 3pm


Monday 1st January 12noon – 5pm (food available 12noon – 4pm)

Bar open 12noon – 4pm



Full restaurant wine and drinks list available in The Oyster Stores and the Bar.



Pastrami, pickles, gouda, sauerkraut & sourdough bread £9

Beetroot, Aquavit, and juniper infused Smoked Salmon, herbed sour cream and Rye toast £9

Black truffle Taramosalata and sourdough toasts £9

½ Pint shell-on prawns with cocktail sauce £5


 Two mini lobster & prawn rolls £18

(toasted brioche rolls, fresh lobster, prawns, celery, chives & special sauce)


British Cheeses & biscuits £9

Cured Meats with Manchego £9

Soups of the day £6-£9 (see specials board)

Freshly baked bread with fresh garlic butter and rosemary £4


Whitstable Native Oysters

£3.50 each

Whitstable Oyster Co Rock Oysters

£2.50 each

Grilled WOFCo Rock Oysters £10

‘Nola’ Garlic butter & Parmesan

‘Royale’ Black Truffle butter and Champagne


Wine & Drinks please see full list