National Oyster Day 5th August 2016

oyster happy hour the 158 cafe bar hutchesons glasgow
The honours GLASGOW Malmaison
Native and Bloody Mary oysters


Six of the best places in Glasgow and Edinburgh for Oysters


It’s National Oyster Day today so we’ve lined up some of the best places in Glasgow and Edinburgh for some Oysters.

Mussel Inn Restaurant

61 Rose Street, Edinburgh & 157 Hope Street, Glasgow Mussel Inn Mussel Inn Seafood Restaurant

Normally heaven for mussel lovers, the Mussel Inn also serves Oysters either chilled natural or grilled with cheese and bacon.

The Café Royal

19 West Register Street, Edinburgh Cafe Royal

A must visit in Edinburgh for some drinks never mind the oysters.  Available natural, Rockefeller (spinach with Mornay sauce) or Kilpatrick (with pancetta and drizzled with balsamic) mmmm

Rogano Glasgow,oyster bar fish valentine
Rogano, Glasgow

Rogano Rogano

11 Royal Exchange Place, Glasgow

Head to the oyster and cocktail bar for Glasgow’s widest selection of oysters.  You must have one of their house cocktails of course!.

Ondine Ondine Restaurant

2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

A selection of oysters from all parts of the UK, plus Mon – Fri there’s Oyster Happy Hour from 5:30 till 6:30pm

oyster happy hour the 158 cafe bar hutchesons glasgow
Oysters at The 158

The 158 Bar Hutchesons Bar & Brasserie

158 Ingram Street, Glasgow

Oyster happy hour every Friday from 5 – 7pm with Cumbrae oysters, remember to get a Parma Violet cocktail to go along with it.

The Fish People Café The Fish People Café

350a Scotland Street, Glasgow

A beautiful marbled bar is just the best setting for some oysters.

chompsky food pop up dixieland drury street glasgow
Rockefeller Oysters





I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

Recommended Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.