Shuck'n Delicious: 5 Epic Oysters to Try in Shenzhen

By Phoebe Kut, October 16, 2019

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This ain’t your local buck-a-shuck, Shenzheners, these are some of the city’s most decadent and bossed-up oysters. In no particular order...


1. Wann Lounge

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Origin: Canada
Type: Topped with Sea Urchin and French Caviar
Price: RMB118

Topped with a generous portion of sea urchin and French caviar, this West Coast Canadian oyster is sweet and light in taste. The reduction is made from skipjack fish, Japanese algae, honey and lemon and complements the sweetness of the oyster.

See listing for Wann Lounge.


2. Wann Lounge

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Origin: Canada
Type: Mixed with Tuna, Avocado and French Caviar
Price: RMB118

Instead of slurping your oyster, nibble on this fine medley of flavors served on a half shell. Diced raw oyster is tossed with tuna, avocado, French caviar and some wasabi to give it a kick.

See listing for Wann Lounge.


3. Compass Cafe

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Origin: France
Type: Citrus Soy and Ikura
Price: RMB58

A Japanese twist on the delicacy, the tart citrus soy provides a zesty accent to the briny lush ikura.

See listing for Compass Cafe.


4. Oyoyster

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Origin: France
Type: Roland Lambert
Price: RMB43

This oyster is massive. A meaty mollusk, be sure to squeeze some extra lemon and tabasco on this big boy to balance out the essence of the ocean.

See listing for Oyoyster.


5. Oyoyster

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Origin: France
Type: Salmon Roe Ponzu
Price: RMB40

An intense salty pairing of salmon roe and oyster, for those who like a briny hit.

See listing for Oyoyster.


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