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The Oystercatcher

) #3 of 3 Restaurants in Climping ££ - £££ , British,
The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
+44 1903 726354
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible21%
5 days ago
“Poor start but improved.”
2 weeks ago
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Oystercatcher Yapton Road, Climping BN17 5RU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I must admit I nearly left when trying to order. My wife's first two choices from the bar menu were not available. Chicken Pie and Lamb Shanks must have been in high demand that day. However third time lucky and my order of Sea Bass...More

Thank Mellis41
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wouldn't return to eat but okay for drinks. Fish finger sandwich served on stale ciabatta....,yuk! Drinks cheap though ...less than £4 for a Pimms.

Thank greedygirl62
Reviewed 6 days ago

The evening before our wedding, we hired out the end room of the Oystercatcher where they provided a buffet meal and drinks for about 40 of us. It was a nice evening so we had the doors open up into the garden. I would highly...More

Thank miniaust
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited with my husband to celebrate our wedding anniversary, they know from my online booking why we were there and congratulated us and gave us a lovely table. We got told the table was ours for the evening so we choose to sit outside having...More

Thank Sarah S
OysterClimpingMgr, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sarah S, Thank you for this amazing review!! It is so wonderful to hear when a guest has really had a enjoyable time with us. Congratulations on your anniversary! Thank you for choosing to spend part of it with us here at the Oystercatcher,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the conservatory area for a private Sunday lunch for 18 of us. The food was pretty good - all came out hot and the service was excellent - thank you :-)More

Thank Markhams8
OysterClimpingMgr, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Markhams8, Thank you for the pleasant review! We often cater to larger parties so we're pleased to hear that you had a great experience with us! We are ecstatic to read that you enjoyed everything across the board - the food, menu, staff and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch, very nice pub where you can dine either inside or outside. Dining area is very well laid out and there is plenty of room between tables which is unusual as similar places are often cramped. It can get busy and...More

Thank David S
OysterClimpingMgr, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David S, Thank you so much for the awesome review! Its so Lovely to hear you enjoyed your Family's Sunday lunch with us. Unfortunately it can get extremely busy in peak times which can make a little wait for guests - we as a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a family Sunday lunch. The accommodated 8 of us + a little one. Food was pretty good and waitress was helpful and attentive. Only thing is that they were quite busy as so had run out of one of the puddings we...More

Thank rhihanger
OysterClimpingMgr, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi rhihanger, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, We really appreciate all feedback from our guests. Its wonderful to hear you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us here at the Oystercatcher and we all look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met family for sunday lunch here a couple of weeks ago. Booked about 2 months in advance for 9 people and changed it for 7 people 2 weeks before. Arrived at pub, no clear signage as to where to go for a restaurant booking so...More

Thank JulesM64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were excellent. Great choice of menu and prices. The location is great spot with ample parkingMore

Thank 123linny
OysterClimpingMgr, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 123linny, Thanks for taking the time to write us a awesome review! We really appreciate great feedback like this, the team love reading through the Trip-advisor comments so is a huge moral boost for them. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for the evening at The Oyster Catcher. Walked in & stood for 5 minutes whilst NO ONE greeted us. The staff walked past SEVERAL times without saying a dicky bird...I was completely invisible to them. Then, we were told that it would...More

3  Thank Chancyf1969
OysterClimpingMgr, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi sjh20102017, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We deeply apologise that our service was not up to the standards expected. I can assure you all comments are fed back to our team so that we can take necessary steps to...More

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20 July 2017|
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Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
Yes - no problems. Very helpful and supportive.
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
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
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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
Kids, Groups, 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.
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