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The Oyster Smack Inn

112 Station Road | CM0 8HR, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8HR, England
+44 1621 782141
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
112 Station Road | CM0 8HR, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8HR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nine of us came here for a Birthday family lunch over the Bank Holiday weekend. My Husband and I shared a seafood starter which was lovely apart from the calamari being a bit over. I then went on to have the Pork belly for main...More

Thank Orlando1sttimer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this restaurant , the food was lovely and the staff were really helpful . Has a varied menu , and good wine selection one of my favourites will definitely be going back

Thank nunney6267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The décor and relaxed but attentive attitude from the staff led to a very enjoyable evening. The menu was varied and each of the different dishes selected by the four of us were rated very good. The wine list is not extensive, but had been...More

Thank Ivor C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All elements of this meal were excellent, from the atmosphere, serving staff and food, we will definitely return again.

Thank Heidi T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to going back to this restaurant in the near future. Really cannot fault it in any way!

Thank Socialitelady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here after a lovely day out in Burnham - what a great place to eat! Prompt, courteous service and delicious food. We ate early and the place soon started filling up with families, couples and groups. My salmon was melt in the...More

Thank Rhian238
Dasha D, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Rhian238, thank you so much for taking time to put up such a lovely review. We always strive to accomplish a well balanced service and fresh seasonal food. We really hope that you will be back to visit us again soon. Kindest regards The Oyster...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just love this restaurant! Brought friends and children for a Birthday Sunday Lunch. Great choice, attentive staff, concerned to serve the kids food at the right time to enable us to enjoy ours. Food exceptional and reasonably priced. Try the Espresso Martini at the end...More

Thank R0bbie78
Dasha D, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Robbie for you wonderful comments - I am with you with the espresso martini - its my favourite way to finish a meal. We are all really grateful for your feedback and high recommendation and hope that we will see you again soon....More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for 4 on a Monday. Had high hopes as the restaurant was busy even on a Monday !! Was disappointed. Firstly the decor is lovely very calming. The service was excellent, attentive but not annoying. Great selection of specials in face 3...More

1  Thank sami m
Dasha D, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Sami M - Your comments have brought big smiles to all of our faces. We are indeed becoming quite busy on those mid-week days. It really does mean a lot to us when we get to read reviews like yours, as all the...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We always enjoy a lunch here. The food is of good quality and the service is excellent. It is a little way out of the main area of Burnham on Crouch but is well worth a short walk. We were well looked after with a...More

Thank alan p
Dasha D, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Alan, we keep all our smiles for the best customers here, was a pleasure to look after you and your table. We are all very happy that you enjoy your lunches here. Thank you so much for your kind comments. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Booked so we could meet up with family after a day out, very very nice, good menu, well presented food and excellent attentive staff. Well worth a visit in the near future

1  Thank Kevin R
Trevor800, Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Kevin Thank you for taking the time to give us positive feedback, it means a lot as myself and the team work very hard to make sure customer get good food and service. Regards Trevor

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Maureen S
17 February 2017|
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Response from Trevor800 | Property representative |
Maureen, as Roy and Sarah have stated above we are open from 12pm serving food through until 9.30pm, i would recommend reserving a table via our new web site booking system, Regards Trevor
John V
24 June 2016|
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Response from LLoyd S | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves, Thursday is Steak night. They open for dinner as of 18:00, I believe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Station Road | CM0 8HR, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Burnham-on-Crouch
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 782141
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A charming little restaurant and hotel situated in the heart of Burnhan, on the River Crouch, in Essex. A combination of delicious food, great atmosphere, service and comfortable accommodation, make both dining and staying at The Oyster Smack Inn a lovely experience for anyone. We always try to go that little extra mile to try and make each customer's time with us as unique as possible, so let us see what we can do for you... we serve modern British food.
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