The Glorious Oyster

The Glorious Oyster

The Glorious Oyster is a family-run seafood restaurant situated in the beautiful Sandhills Car Park in Instow, Devon

Founded in 2001, the idea behind The Glorious Oyster was to provide unique seafood dishes using locally sourced ingredients

The restaurant offers an extensive menu featuring local Devon seafood dishes, from traditional fish and chips to more creative gourmet dishes such as lobster Thermidor

All meals are freshly prepared and the menu also caters to vegetarians and those with dietary requirements making it the perfect spot for any occasion

With stunning views of the estuary, The Glorious Oyster is a great place to enjoy lunch or dinner in a truly special setting


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The Glorious Oyster
fresh oysters from The Glorious Oyster

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Opening Hours:
Monday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: 07843 278521
Address: Sandhills Car Park, Instow EX39 4LF, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Price Level: 2
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Brunch: Yes
Serves Lunch: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: Yes

KatieLD84 avatarKatieLD84
a month ago
Fantastic little tropical shack round the corner from the beach at Instow. Staff are all really friendly and the atmosphere is great. Good selection of food and drink, and the fish finger sandwich is the best I've ever had. Dog and family friendly. Highly recommend and will definitely return.
Paul avatarPaul
in the last week
Lovely spot. Nice food, but as we were cycling we only wanted a light snack. The only thing we fancied was on the children's menu. It was made clear this was an odd thing for an adult to order, and it left us feeling uncomfortable. I really don't see what the problem was.
DJ Fidget avatarDJ Fidget
9 months ago
A fantastic place to eat. The food was delicious. We had oysters, mussels, the curry and a fish finger sandwich. The oysters and mussels were very fresh. The curry was superb and the fish finger sandwich was outstanding. The staff were very friendly and happy. They made me and my family feel very welcome. We will definitely return.
Amanda Gardner avatarAmanda Gardner
8 months ago
If you visit Instow you MUST visit the Glorious Oyster, visited a few times now and loved it every time. Oysters are huge and fresh as can be. Crab sandwich is divine. Dog friendly and he even had a doggy ice-cream.
John Nix avatarJohn Nix
11 months ago
A small fish shack oasis tucked round the corner of Instow that honestly serves the best meals in the area. On top of that the service was extremely fast and they cater for gluten free. A must visit if you're near Instow.
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