Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill


Now in its ninth decade, Bentley’s first opened its doors in 1916 in the same beautiful old Victorian building it occupies today. From the outset this famous oyster bar and grill, captured the vibrant mood of a metropolis about to embrace the roaring twenties.

Offered the chance to restore the iconic Bentley’s to its former glory when it came up for sale in 2005, Chef Richard Corrigan embraced the challenge. Following a sensitive refurbishment, Bentley’s once again opened its doors to great critical acclaim serving oysters, fish and seafood in much the same way it has since 1916.

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Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD31.77) per diner

£26 to £40

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Venue Details & Map

Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill

11-15 Swallow Street
Public transport:
Piccadilly tube station: Swallow Street is second street on right from Piccadilly North exit or second street on left from Regent Street West exit.


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Event Facilities
Available for wedding receptions
Event facilities
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 57 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill

4.0 out of 5 1 October 2016
by Cynthia J.

I stumble upon Bentley's on a recent trip to London and I'm so glad I did! The staff was very accommodating considering we did not have a reservation. We stared off with the oysters which were absolutely delicious. Fresh, grainy with a beautiful taste of the ocean sand. Lobster spaghetti was cooked to perfection, well balance of tomatoes and spinach in a light broth sauce. Spaghetti...more

3.0 out of 5 18 June 2016
by Mimi N.

Bentley's seemed like a very polished, upscale restaurant, but just speaking to the food, it was not as great as expected. We ordered some raw fish plates to start, which were very good! We got the tuna and the scallop ceviche, and they were both fresh and flavorful. For our entrees we got the baked seafood dish and the fish and chips. The fish in the fish and chips was not bad; it was tender...more

4.0 out of 5 19 May 2016
by Mike S.

This is a cozy restaurant with a very good service and a pretty outdoor patio.

The food was also very good and high quality.

Location is also good, few steps away from Piccadilly Circus.more

5.0 out of 5 23 February 2016
by Jurgen D.

Bentleys is a place made for 5 star reviews! Simple as that really. Owner/operated by the esteemed Richard Corrigan this place is a celebration of all that it is to be an oyster bar.

A friends birthday was a great excuse to pop in here a week weeks ago on a Saturday, to start we made out was in and were ushered to the beautiful bar area. A well made g&t in hand we took in the surroundings and...more

3.0 out of 5 16 October 2015
by Brittany F.

Had a lunch here today as I missed another reservation I had made because a meeting ran late...

It's located off a bustling street in Piccadilly and has a more casual downstairs and a more formal upstairs. I didn't realize this until the end of my meal, but if you have the choice, I'd opt for downstairs.

I started out with incredible gougères filled with oozing cheese. Their bread basket...more

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