A historical London restaurant for over 100 years
J Sheekey has been offering the finest fish, shellfish and seasonal game in the heart of London’s Covent Garden since the 1890s, when stallholder Josef Sheekey was given permission by Lord Salisbury to serve fish and shellfish in St Martin’s Court, on the proviso that he supply meals to Salisbury’s after-theatre dinner parties. “Sheekey’s” was born, and more than a century later the restaurant retains its late-Victorian charm.
Its four inter-connecting rooms are hung with original photographs of actors from the 20th century that reflect its central position in the theatre world. Both casts and audiences flock here for immaculately sourced and perfectly prepared fish, shellfish and the famous Sheekey’s Fish Pie – and to continue the evening’s entertainment. In 2008, it was joined by the more informal J Sheekey Oyster Bar next door (now the J Sheekey Atlantic Bar). St Martin’s Court positively overflows with J Sheekey, its Atlantic Bar and their terraces.
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In the heart of theatreland, pre-showgoers glug those molluscs with expensive Champagne in J Sheekey, one of the city’s most upmarket oyster barsSarah Waldron, Irish Times
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