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The Wheel House

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Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
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Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Description: Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly...
Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
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  • 596
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Exquisite fressh shellfish: the best I've had in years

We were there last minute and rang on the off chance that they might have a table. They did and were charming about it. Only then did we realise how unusual this vacancy was and how lucky we'd been: some locals said that they'd been trying for years without being able to get a table. Now I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Duncan C
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there last minute and rang on the off chance that they might have a table. They did and were charming about it. Only then did we realise how unusual this vacancy was and how lucky we'd been: some locals said that they'd been trying for years without being able to get a table. Now I understand why: we... More 

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Thank Duncan C
Falmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Freshest seafood i've ever had. Managed to get a booking in here after trying for a while, you can see why they're so highly rated on here. The food was incredible, we had mussels and medium crab.

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Thank Tash G
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Going to the Wheel House for the first time we were greeted by a small quirky, exciting restaurant with exceptionally attentive staff and just divine food, albeit we over ordered! Didn't have any space for cheese sadly........

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Thank Hotel A
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've just returned from a long weekend in Falmouth and were lucky enough to get a booking at The Wheel House for one evening during our stay (we booked a couple of weeks in advance). I am so so glad that we were able to get a booking as the food was sensational - just fantastically fresh seafood, done simply... More 

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Thank ZC1985
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WOW!!! Tina is a very special lady! She makes you feel so welcome. The seafood is just Cornwall at it's best! Step into a magic place for a very memorable evening. NB No cards, pay in cash.

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Thank Gill Q
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best restaurant in town!! Fantastic food, beautiful ambience and great service. I love the place and Its a bit of an insider secret so don't tell everyone ;) be sure to book way in advance...

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Thank ckyle2015
London
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So glad we got a table here - what a place! The Wheel House is tucked away down one of Falmouth's many passage and alleyways. Upon entering you'll discover a cosy, candlelit, quirky restaurant. I say restaurant, it's more like someone's (very nice!) front room. Take a seat and when the waitress comes over, just ask for a bit of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Without doubt this is the best restaurant that we have visited in the south of England in the last year and over the past 8 months in which we have visited over 22 cities/towns. This is one of our top three and we are looking forward to our next visit next year. Their local produce is the best. Thank you... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited this evening and loved the place! Fantastic ambience and food - thoroughly recommended ☺

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Thank John W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended The Wheel House and wow what a hidden treasure. Probably the best scallops I have ever had. We have been told you needed to book well in advance but we managed to sneak in on an early sitting. As soon as we finished we booked another visit. Don't forget no credit cards here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 318050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic

Description

Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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