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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Venue Details & Map
Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill
11-15 Swallow StreetLondonW1B 4DG
- 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
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
Went for dinner, on a date. The service is immediate and impeccable. Gave us a great recommendation for wine. Opened and poured it perfectly. White-glove service. The food was outstanding. The duck salad came with a to-die-for pate. Everything was good, up to and including the cheese plate for dessert.
This is a beautiful, old-school restaurant that I wouldn't miss. Probs wouldn't come for...more
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
We were greeted by a gentleman with a French accent which I believe is the manger of restaurant. He highly recommended the fish cake which he said the chef only made around 10 of those each night. We ordered a bottle of Paul Dethune Grand Cru Brut Champagne, matched very well with the seafood.
Recommended dishes: fish cake, fish pie （inside there are scallops, lobster meat, and fish) , dover...more