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The Oystercatcher

££ - £££, British,
The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
+44 1903 726354
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible21%
7 Nov 2017
“dissapointed”
24 Oct 2017
“Decent food, long wait ”
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be really nice place .Haven’t been there for a number of years so wasn’t sure how it might have changed. Really nice decor. Waitress was very attentive and polite. Best of all was the food. Good choices on menu. Fast service. Food was...More

Thank sonja b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently held an engagement party at this venue. Our family and friends thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful setting, delicious food and the great service provided. We can't thank them enough for their hard work, everything was run smoothly and special efforts were made for us...More

Thank Samantha8830
General Manager A, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Samantha8830, Thank you so much for the lovely review! It is so wonderful to read you all enjoyed yourselves, We as a team love and thrive in serving larger parties, especially when it is celebrating such a special event with us. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this vintage inn is good value tasty food good beer .The menu is varied The ham hock ,Sea bass were good As for the Pizzas huge .The staff were friendly and efficient .More

Thank CondacSean
General Manager A, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi CondacSean, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a great review! It is always wonderful to read when guests enjoy their dining experiences with us. Sound like our new menu is going down a treat with guests!! Looking forward...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

this is the 3rd time we have visited the oystercatcher in the last few months and once again food was missing from the menu how on earth can you run out of beefburgers also ham don't think we will bother going here againMore

Thank adamy12
General Manager A, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi adamy12, Thank you for the review, our menu is subject to availability as stated on the menu. The Wagyu burgers are one of our speciality burgers alongside two other burgers we serve so unfortunately if they have sold out then we will still have...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Stopped here by chance. restaurant was pretty busy but still the service was good. Food came quickly was hot and tasty. Reasonable prices. Will go again

Thank Jimbo1527
General Manager A, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jimbo1527, Thank you for the awesome review! We as a team thrive in delivering quality service to our guests and love hearing this feedback of how much you enjoyed dining with us. Looking forward to having you back soon. Bronwyn and the Team.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here on several occasions, and whilst the food is good the service can be patchy and the wait can be excessive Today however it was excellent in every way. We arrived a little early but the staff were very helpful. They found...More

Thank draconill
General Manager A, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi draconill, Thank you so much for the review, it is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed dining with us we did have a function of forty in that morning so it great to hear back it didn't disrupt the normal service to our...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is the first time we have been back to The Oystercatcher for over a year I am an organiser for the community transport charity we take groups of up to 32 at a time for the last two visits we have had a very...More

1  Thank Kevin Q
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner this evening with my girlfriend, the food was lovely and the staff were polite, however when eating my chips, I found a piece of glass in one of my chips as I was eating it. I told the staff and got the manager...More

3  Thank MarcusTaylorH
General Manager A, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you MarcusTaylorH for taking the time to write us a review, I am very sorry to read about the unfortunate accident you experienced with us. It is an extremely rare incident to occur and we couldn't apologise enough on the evening. After the chefs...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Was not a great start with one of our starters being served cold, so we returned it and asked for a replacement dish. It took a little while, but was good the second time. The main courses were lovely and our servers were very attentive...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I have visited the Oystercatcher with my family for Christmas dinner for the last 2 years. Both times we have really enjoyed the food and the staff have been so lovely and efficient, despite working and being away from their own families on Christmas Day....More

Thank PudPot
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PernodQueen2013
20 July 2017|
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Response from OysterClimpingMgr | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we are disabled friendly we have disabled parking spots near the entrance there is also a door we use at the back of the restaurant that has a ramp for guests who find it difficult to travel around through to the... More
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AlyKem12
3 July 2017|
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Response from OysterClimpingMgr | Property representative |
Hi, apologise for the late reply - At the Oystercatcher We welcome all dogs inside and outside the pub, Unfortunately the only area that isn't dog friendly is the Restaurant - However the rest of the bar area is plus... More
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Porternt
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Response from nfieldings | Reviewed this property |
I think you asumed you were emailing the landlird in regards to your question on the food hygiene rating? I am a very disgruntled customer so cannot help you...... however i wasnt aware of the rating so will most definatly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Climping
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 726354
  • E-mail
Description
The Oystercatcher in Climping is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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