J Sheekey


Originally a small oyster bar, the restaurant grew in size and reputation through the 50s and 60s. The modern J Sheekey's oyster bar, with its beautiful horseshoe shaped dining counter, has become the perfect spot to drop in for a wide variety of seafood dishes or the famous Sheekey’s fish pie at any time of the day or evening. 

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J Sheekey

28-32 St Martin's Court
Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7240 2565
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 92 reviews

Top 5 reviews of J Sheekey

5.0 out of 5 27 March 2016
by Sandra B.

In general:

Excellent service from knowledgeable and attentive staff. No request seemed to be a problem with a dietary need from the table next to me given proper attention. Wheelchair access was not a problem. Water was topped up regularly and there was two types of warm house made bread.


My octopus starter had Spanish flavours and came with soft skin-on red baby potatoes and...more

4.0 out of 5 30 November 2015
by Ritesh M.

Quality seafood, great atmosphere, marvellous hospitality. The salmon and squid starters were delicious and the mixed grill of fish was my personal favourite as the fish was so soft and buttery. Would definitely visit again but could be considered quite pricey for the amount of food given.more

5.0 out of 5 26 June 2015
by Yang D.

In this very best seafood restaurant, it re-activated my appetite for the oyster, lobster, mussels and nameless types of shellfish. Before that, I used to believe I had enough with seafood, I simply hate the smell of sea water. I am converted ;)more

4.0 out of 5 18 June 2015
by Minnie M.

The fish stew was lovely. Oysters were fresh. Great bread accompaniment.

It's a bit stuffy, I looked around and everything looked very dignified and stern, but it's a solid place for seafood. Just don't wear your sweats in here.more

4.0 out of 5 12 October 2014
by James H.

Excellent food, though depending where you come from in the world, you may find it a little pricey (especially the oysters, which at almost £4 each, are a little over priced).

Still, exceptionally knowledgable staff, a great selection of fresh fish and seafood, and delicious flavour combinations.

I had the Hake with chorizo and sautéed octopus. Unbelievably good.

The only negative was the...more

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