black plate with black shells and a fish in the middle
plate of oysters
three orange fishes on a brown plate
food shots of vegetables and white and green sauce


Located in SoHo, Vestry sits nestled between art studios and modern museums on cobblestone streets, offering visitors an enriching look into the charm of an authentic seafood restaurant featuring indoor and outdoor seating in bustling New York City.

Drawing from his long-standing relationships with local producers and foragers, Chef Shaun Hergatt features a seasonally driven menu, largely focused on artfully prepared seafood and vegetable dishes.

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  • Dinner
  • MON - THU:
  • 5:30PM - 10:30PM
  • FRI - SAT:
  • 5:30PM - 11:30PM

The dress code at The Vestry is smart casual. Please refrain from wearing shorts, tank tops, or flip-flops at the restaurant. Vaccine card & ID required by state law for entry.


Shaun Hergatt

Shaun Hergatt is a classically trained chef renowned for his technically precise cooking and painterly presentations. Hergatt is inspired by childhood memories growing up in rural Queensland and his daily life in New York City. He developed his passion for food at a young age, experiencing flavorful dishes prepared by his Scandinavian grandmother and his father, a professional chef.

Chef Shaun Hergatt began cultivating his craft at the Ritz-Carlton in Sydney, earning the award of “Best Young Chef.” He went on to receive critical acclaim as chef de cuisine at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City and executive chef at The Setai in Miami. Hergatt later opened SHO Shaun Hergatt, which received two Michelin stars and was awarded “Best New Restaurant” by both Esquire and New York Magazine, and “Best New Chef” by New York Magazine.

In 2013, he became the executive chef and partner of Juni, at which he earned a Michelin-star. With every inspired creation, guests will find an exceptionally cultivated perspective to his newest restaurant: Vestry.

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Shaun Hergatt


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