Updated 19/9/18 with reopening date
Covent Garden restaurant The Oystermen must be doing something right. They've just announced that they've done a bit of a land grab, extending into the next door property to double the size of their seafood bar and kitchen.
With all that new space they're going to have room for a brand-new all-day oyster and raw bar especially for walk-in visitors - super news for anyone, like us, who
Just in time for the start of Britain's native oyster season, we make a return visit to Bentley's for lunch in the oyster bar.
Just over a year since he opened his restaurant at Bibendum, Claude Bosi has unveiled a new look Oyster Bar on the building's ground floor.
The oyster bar was closed earlier this year for a bit of a do-over and the new design sounds tres chic. There's a six-seater oyster bar, as well as open kitchens and the ever-popular florist.
At the oyster bar they'll be serving nine varieties of oyster from England, Ireland and France - from Dungarvan in Ireland to
Popping up at Stoney Street, one along from Wright Bros, is the company's newest (but most transitory) opening, Shuck.
All they're serving up are oysters - "naked, dressed or blown" with naked starting at £1.50 a bivalve. On the menu right now are; The Shuck Shuck - with a classic Som Tam dressing, The Moor Shuck - with pomegranate, sumac, chilli and red wine vinegar and a Jalapeno dressed oyster. There's a range of blown oysters, including cheese, pickled ginger