J Sheekey - The Restaurant

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£41 and over
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Seafood

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Pre/post Theatre
Josef Sheekey was a seafood stall holder who first opened an oyster bar on St Martin’s Court in 1896. The restaurant was restored to its former glory in 1998, its four inter-connecting rooms hung with original pictures of actors from throughout the 20th century that reflect its central position in the theatre world. Both casts and audiences flock here for immaculately sourced and perfectly prepared seafood.

Specials

2 Courses £25, 3 Courses £30

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 6 people

Starts: December 3, 2019

Ends: January 30, 2020

Availability: Sun 12:00PM-3:00PM 9:30PM-10:30PM
Mon-Tue 12:00PM-3:00PM 10:00PM-11:45PM
Wed-Thu 10:00PM-11:45PM

What 724 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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P
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

J Sheekey deserves it’s outstanding reputation!
The service from when you enter to when you depart is terrific.
The location is The Best!
The menu is varied, offering good choice.
The food is terrific!
The wine list is not too long, fairly priced and has good range.
The vibe in both the bar and the restaurant is kool and fun.
Just a gem in London eating.

ST
London
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food in a charismatic venue, steeped in history

OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great meal loved it !

H
London
10 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff and delicious food. Very accommodating with the table time as we brought our meeting forward by two hours and they really tried to help.

S
London
46 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The best fish pie...ever
Traditional semi-formal west end restaurant slap bang in the middle of theatre land. A real treat.
Beware pricy wine list.

A
London
12 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience3

The waiters were really attentive but “Bloody Mary” wasn’t spicy at all. Whole sea bass was baked in salt crust and the dish was quite salty unfortunately.

Y
London
43 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Went here for our anniversary. Food was good, as was the service. Felt a little impersonal and lacked some ambience, the fish was excellent though as was dessert. Overall a nice evening.

BC
London
65 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. The service is discreet and impeccable. The food is of the freshest quality and the atmosphere is fantastic. Sometimes staying true to what really makes a great restaurant is the best way to keep customers coming back for decades - the best in classic dining, staff who are passionate and engaging and a quality that is hard to beat amongst quite a lot of mediocre competition in the West End.

SG
Chicago
101 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent dinner. Super fresh seafood and knowledgeable and friendly service. Oysters were delicious and the Dover sole was perfection. Would certainly recommend to anyone...

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very pleasant!

JW
London
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a great meal with excellent food and service would recommended to friends and family

OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service and friendly staff - not many places you can trust for excellence

Forgotten stuff at every visit and always waiting on my return - thank you Sheekeys

BA
London
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre-matinee perfect lunch

NH
London
9 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service as ever. Just right for post matinee or pre concert/play meal.

OT
Hamburg Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food amazing service

DC
London
40 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the traditional decor, professional service and of course fantastic seafood.

b
London
6 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful: our anniversary & at the end we were given a beautiful plate with truffles & Happy Anniversary written in chocolate!

c
London
6 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Lovely very busy restaurant, superb fish and service was good but to charge over £40 for a £12 bottle of wine is wrong especially when they then add 12.5% service charge

OT
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely Christmas lunch with a friend. We arrived early and were seated outside for a drink. Lovely corner table. Old favourite that always delivers.

BH
London
18 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional. Hard to fault any aspect of the evening.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice meal and one of best fish restaurants I have been, we had the lonster thermidore and an amazing chargrilled turbot for main course.
Would definetly recommend .

M
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location near our hotel. Fabulous food, great service, our best meal during our week stay in London. Would definitely go again.

L
Miami
36 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We popped into Sheeky’s for a pre-theater dinner and due to horrendous traffic, we arrived quite late. However, the hostess and staff were very accommodating and still sat us , took our drink and dinner orders, served us a delicious meal quickly and we made it to our show on time!!! Wonderful, thank you !!!

JW
London
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

J Sheeky is a great fish restaurant, which we visited at our last trip to London, 10 years ago. It was than my favourite fish restaurant and it still is.

DT
London
18 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A welcome return for me to one of my old favourites. The menu looked reassuringly familiar and the quality of the food, wine and service was first class. Great atmosphere as always.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous food, service impeccable

OT
London
34 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great celebratory dinner

SM
London
13 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A traditional English restaurant, specialising in fish. Excellent service. From the doorman who greats you to the young waitress who served us everything was faultless. And the meal was excellent as well.

GC
London
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is excellent, food is sublime, staff are knowledgable and very hospitable. We had an excellent table and everything was perfect.
I cannot say enough about the food, we went back next day and had lunch!

PM
London
6 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food excellent

OT
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seriously good oysters, clams and octopus... absolutely mouth watering. Marco, who served us, had impeccable manners, was professional in all aspects. We knew we were in a high quality restaurant. ABSOLUTELY we will return.

We returned !!! Same amazing service and food. Well done

SR
London
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible dinner sittings and tremendous food! Would recommend to anybody!

RC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Dover sole was disappointing

CL
Yorkshire
18 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Warm welcome and great service from start to finish

F
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Dover sole was absolutely delicious! We enjoyed some caviar and the crab meat cocktail, and both were very good. Service was very attentive.

JS
London
20 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place never disappoints. The food is always great and the service friendly no matter how busy they are. We will definitely be back.

NB
London
4 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Amazing food. Served quick, perfect if you have theatre reservations

OT
London
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The restaurant was very busy and our meals took a long time to arrive, as did the wine. The noise levels were very high with a couple of very loud tables nearby which spoiled the experience somewhat. Overall though, my husband enjoyed his birthday meal. The professionalism and courtesy of the staff could not be faulted.

SM
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

J Sheekey is one of my favourite restaurants. Lovely birthday meal. Delicious fish/seafood and great service - always.

MD
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible service and food at one of the oldest (and best) seafood restaurants in London. We went for a birthday dinner and were given a fantastic table. The food, as always, was on top form. Great wine and drinks. We were allowed to stay late. Overall just a fab experience!