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The Oyster Shed

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Wow! You have to go here!

What a gem of a place this is! The guy in the shop is very friendly and knowledgeable. The fish and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
Friendly service with great product

With the focus to buy some fresh oysters we visited the Oyster Shed yesterday and were not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Terrible2%
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“fresh seafood”(65 reviews)
“langoustines”(83 reviews)
Oyster Farmers since 1981. Opened our Farm shop in our premises in 2012. Customers can buy fresh oysters harvested daily from our Farm. Other Skye Seafood available. We are not a restaurant. Just a simple shop with Takeaway, outdoor seating is...more
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Carbost | IV47 8SE, IV47 8SE, Scotland
+44 1478 640383
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gem of a place this is! The guy in the shop is very friendly and knowledgeable. The fish and other products on display look fab. We stopped for lunch. I had kippers and chips; absolutely delicious; I’m still salivating thinking about it! Hubby...More

Thank JCC_ptk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With the focus to buy some fresh oysters we visited the Oyster Shed yesterday and were not disappointed. Greeted with a beaming smile and a owner who loves what he does we bought a dozen oysters and six scallops to take away. Shucked and packed...More

Thank Hartley-Mitchell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A simple enterprise on the hill above the Talisker distillery.. follow the road left past the distillery and up the steep hill for about 150metres.. (there is only a small car park so if you’re fit or driving anything bigger than a standard car then...More

Thank Pevensey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute must. Give me the Oyster Shed over michelin starred restaurants any day of the week. The owner and oyster farmer is THE man behind the counter sharing his great knowledge and enthusiasm for his truly fresh seafood! It’s a fantastic experience and at...More

Thank kizzcurry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of a find! If seafood is your thing (especially shellfish) and you don’t mind no-fuss surroundings then this should definitely be on your to-do list if you’re visiting Skye. The food is top notch and served quickly, and the staff are helpful...More

Thank amyfennelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I heard about the oyster shed online and as we love oysters we decided we must try it. It is a short drive up a hill from Carbost, and as it says on the tin, it pretty much is a shed. Although...More

Thank Kevin I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little gem for the weary traveler who just wants to grab a bite and enjoy the scenic countryside. No frills....just great seafood. Wish they would have sold beer but then again we were there for the experience.

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scallops, langoustines, prawns, crab - top quality food, just beautiful. Located in the Royal Hotel.

Thank Seonag M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could not get fresher sea food, that at the oyster shed. Of course if you are looking for a 5 star palace, you wont get it and it is not the point of the place. The place is rustic and gets you the feel...More

1  Thank PaulPoule
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

My self and two other people went to the oyster shed to get some fish and chips. When we got to the front of the queue to order the man behind the till took the order of one person on our group, let him pay...More

1  Thank bhiseagdul
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25 September 2018|
Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed in the picnic area and there are dog bowls and water available. Im afraid we cannot allow dogs in the main shop as we have live and cooked seafood about. Thanks Paul The Oysterman
4 August 2016|
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Response from cla53 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know of this.
30 June 2016|
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Response from IowaIndigoGirl | Reviewed this property |
The oysters come from right below the shed. Can't get much fresher than that!