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Richard Haward's Oysters

Seventh generation oysterman


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The Company Shed in Mersea was opened by Richard’s wife, Heather, in the 1980s. It has become famous for its rustic charm and simple, no nonsense approach to seafood.  It is managed by Caroline, Richard and Heather’s daughter.


Mehalah’s is a seafood & game restaurant in a snug, homely setting in East Mersea.   Heather opened Mehalah’s with the simple ethos of of serving unique food with friendly service.



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