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Wheelers Oyster Bar

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8 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
+44 1227 273311
10:15 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 10:30 - 21:00
Thu 10:15 - 21:00
Fri 10:15 - 21:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch here- all the food from starters - mixed meze for two- through the lobster lasagne/ brill to chocolate date and pecan sponge with toffee sauce and caramel ice cream was beautiful, delicate flavours which complimented the overall dish really well - fabulous!

Thank Phil T
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Crab cake was fab!! Very small, unique place. Everything was delicious! Service was fast. Highly recommended!

Thank muge o
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My mum and dad have been here before and as they know I love fish they was very keen to take me for my birthday. Well I can say it did not disappoint this living room vibe restaurant was delish the seafood was to die for, you have to take your own alcohol as they don't have a licence but... More 

1 Thank Cherry1983
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends for a birthday party, having booked at least three months ago to get a table. Such a cosy little place and fabulous food, from starters to puds. Will definitely have to go again.

Thank mhf50
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wheelers has long been our very favourite in Whitstable and holds many fond memories. Some years back my partner and I had our first weekend away in Whitstable and ate at Wheelers - I was spellbound - and ever since we have been returning never to have been disappointed by the delicious and superbly cooked food or Dee's warm and... More 

6 Thank Jellybean222
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to get a 5oclock sitting on a Friday night at wheelers in whitstable. The restaurant has been shut for almost 6 months. We sat in the original part of the restaurant. A quirky room, very much like a front room. We ordered a dozen oysters to get us in the mood 6 with tempura batter and 6 with... More 

2 Thank fattyboommboom
Paignton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at Wheelers several times over the past few years and we were not disappointed. Our meal was superb, served with a smile and was excellent value for money, especially the rock oysters. We would eat there again when next in the area. One small niggle concerned trying to get coffees. The staff seemed to have disappeared by... More 

Thank Steve D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked in hoping to get some takeaways but ended sitting down at the seafood bar for lunch. The lady serving behind the seafood bar was very friendly and attentive. We has some whelks, cockles and jellied eels to start with, they were nothing special, in fact the cockles were rather bland they are much better from the market in... More 

Thank Oiki1803
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone who loves food should go there at least once, you need to book two months in advance and is worth it. Local food sourced well, simply and expertly cooked, great service, one of those feel great experiences. They were offering the chance to bring your own wine, or use the well stocked off license across the road, which means... More 

Thank 616pj
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We didn't book but luckily they managed to fit us in at the bar. We had some small plates chosen from the display at the front which were super, especially the fresh samphire with our smoked salmon. The main courses were well presented, tasty and fresh. Given the fact you can bring your own wine this keeps the cost down.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$163
Seafood, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:15 - 21:00
10:15 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 273311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?