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The Oystercatcher

) #3 of 3 Restaurants in Climping ££ - £££, Bar, British, Pub
The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
+44 1903 726354
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible21%
8 Apr 2017
“Simple Business Lunch ”
10 Mar 2017
“not as good”
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It only gets 1 star because it won't seem to let me give any lower. What has happened to this place we have not been here in a while, It was decided on at the last minute and if we had read past reviews we...More

Thank Z6731EWkevint
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First visit and the last visit only plus was the waitress on a Monday lunch food was poor for a vintage inn having been to several others still the food only as good as the chef

Thank Stephen308
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Oystercatcher last night for a late birthday celebration. We were 6 members of one family and from arrival to leaving it was a lovely experience.My Mum is in a wheelchair so when we booked we asked for an accessible table which we...More

Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

40 minute wait for a steak sandwich that I wouldn't feed to my dogs, it was pure tasteless gristle. All the tables in the garden were full of glasses and meal plates with food still on attracting swarms of flies and wasps,our table remained uncleaned...More

1  Thank Krankytom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Was told they were under new management (think this is the case). Food and service were excellent. The roast salmon on stuffed bell peppers was delicious (it was one of the specials) and the chicken pie my partner had...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to go here quite a lot but had not been for a while. We were passing and decided to pop in for lunch. The restaurant was freezing, the two waitresses were semi efficient but just seemed to be going through the motions. The...More

Thank RJM1709
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for lunch with friends. Two of us picked the chicken linguine, that was our only mistake. It was tasteless. Our other friend had the pork chop which she said was delicious! We had the coconut milk sorbet for dessert which was super nice!!!...More

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here in the past and had had very pleasant meals. However we arrived at 7pm on a Sunday evening to be told there are no roasts left! We felt this was poor management but chose other food. When it arrived the vegetables were...More

Thank nodrogl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Table was ready. A prompt and helpful waitress who had good knowledge of the menu. The quality of the food was good. A lovely large building .

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great sunday lunch here with some great service. Lovely old building with character. Seemed good value to me. Had table service which was a nice change in these kinds of chain pubs. Nice kids menu as well which seemed very reasonable. Had a...More

Thank monkeybot
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When will your food hygiene rating be reviewed? 1 is unacceptable.
21 March 2016|
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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
Haven't you recently received a 1 star rating from Food Standards/Hygiene?
6 March 2016|
Response from CAWARD93 |
Don't worry, I've found it is true.
kathryn s
Do they allow dogs
9 June 2015|
Response from 109fran | Reviewed this property |
There where dogs in bar when we went but not in restaurant. There is a nice area out side to sit and eat .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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
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.