Tuesday - Saturday
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About Buoy and Oyster
Buoy and Oyster is a family run restaurant overlooking the beach in Margate, Kent. First opening in November 2015, husband and wife duo Simon and Nadine and their team have been gaining a reputation for providing customers with great quality food and service in a relaxed and stylish setting.
Located in both the garden of England and on the British coastline in Margate, we have access to a fantastic supply of local fresh ingredients which is showcased in our seasonally changing menus. Simon and his team create well loved seaside classics such as moules frites, shellfish platters, beer battered fish and chips and of course, oysters. By using local Kent fishermen all fish and shellfish are usually landed and on your plate the very same day.
With a cosy cocktail lounge, modern dining space and an outside terrace overlooking the beach guests can enjoy the stunning views and beautiful Margate sunsets whilst enjoying a delicious meal with friends.
Great that you're using locally-sourced produce. The service was very friendly and efficient. It was dark but I know that the view is amazing! The food was okay but I wasn't blown away. The prawns were a little bit dry, the squid not particularly flavoursome, the beetroot needed a lubricant like a dressing or sauce, the scallops were too salty and overwhelmed by the sauce. We didn't order any of the fish mains which I would like to do in the future as they sounded nice.
Another great evening at Bouy & Oyster. We had oysters, scallops and halibut - all superb. Will definitely be going back.
We enjoyed a lunch here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary & thoroughly enjoyed the splendid sea view, delicious food and ambience. Highly recommend this fabulous restaurant, scallops & oysters were divine and the lamb dish did not dissapoint - totally scrumptious. We shared a cheese board the Blue and Brie accompanied by the delicious homemade fig jam which was the perfect end to a truly wonderful day. Definitely recommend and please can you pop your delicious fig jam & cheeses in take away packages as it would make the ideal gift x Laura and Tasha made our anniversary with their attention to detail & were dedicated in making sure we had a day to remember - thank you so much. Tasha your wine recommendation to the man who would never touch a glass of Chardonnay will go down in history! Loved our time with you and we will just definitely be back.
Sunday evening was quiet, but the service and atmosphere was excellent.
My favourite restaurant in Kent!
Amazing family meal, with everything delivered to a high standard! Had to wait a while to place dessert orders which made us nervous we were outstaying our 3:30pm finish time.
Our party of 21 had a great time for our work Christmas meal! Food was delicious and service was fantastic.
Only rated the atmosphere 3 because there was only other couple there so it did lack atmosphere
great meal and servce
hi there. we came up for a quick treat of our favourite, fish! we had scallops and the special , sardines... sauce was good, portion of scallop could have been larger with 3 instead of 2 for price, portion of sardines was more than adequate....both fish ingredient lacked flavour and freshness in my experienced opinion, honest!..main course of halibut, the portion was again under weight for price , also slightly over done and burnt in 1 corner , this showed in the dry texture, leeks were under done and hard. been to france a lot , could be wrong but the bisque was from a jar , i have bought a fair few in my time there?. the curried monkfish was good but again hard aubergine, that got left to one side, cmon guys!..followed by goats cheese and a brulee, both deliciously lovely and well presented.. only lacking a cheese knife.. again those little touches make the dish perfectly presented, but the waitress did apologise on presenting.all followed by some great muscadet, muscat, and a well made g and t ... we came in earlier on in the day to pick our pre booked table, and nice touches like the frozen glass all go towards making beer drinkers happy... the staff were all very friendly , professional and the service was fantastic.. so only the food was a let down .i never bother to leave feedback , but feel as the only reason we came to margate was the bouy and oyster..maybe itll help a little way in getting things right in the kitchen
Great food and service. Good varied choice on menu.
Extremely lovely touch to give us a card and a glass of champagne each on arrival because we were celebrating a special occasion. Very touching and very much appreciated. Food was excellent as usual
Very friendly and food was delicious xx
Was cold in restaurant
Really nice lunch. Not much atmosphere as only a few people.
I’ve been here many times but this time was one of the best. Service and food.
The service and food at Buoy and Oyster were absolutely superb!! The atmosphere was contagious when we walked in Sunday afternoon!
Out standing meal and service.. Will be back with new friends to impress :-)
As always lovely food, efficient friendly service with a great outlook over Margate sea front
once again we had a most enjoyable lunch The food was amazing as always the service was impeccable and we all had a really great lunch time experience in our favourite sea food restaurant. Why else would we travel from South London !
Gutted to have no oysters!! Amazing food and restaurant! Service wasn’t as amazing as it normally is, waited a little too long for our drinks. Be back soon for a roast!!
Delicious halibut and a spectacular sea view. Very enjoyable.
I have been to the Buoy and Oyster twice in two weeks, both times with friends over from America who wanted to eat amazing seafood. Each time, the food has been phenomenal as has the service. The waiting staff never left us unattended for too long, were always on hand with a smile and a polite attitude, and both times they complimented the whole dining experience. I would wholeheartedly recommend the Buoy and Oyster again and again
Will definitely be returning sometime to sample some more of the wonderful menu