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The Wheel House

Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
01326 318050
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Ranked #1 of 169 Restaurants in Falmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to this restaurant by locals for our one night stay in Falmouth. We were not disappointed. It is not for those who want a more formal type of meal, but if you like really good fresh food in a relaxed and very welcoming environment it is a lot of fun.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This is how food should be prepared and served: unpretentious, delicious, locally-sourced, friendly, great fun, simple! Never had a poor experience in here, been coming for a few years now and have left satisfied and smiling every time. Falmouth's hidden gem.

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cornwall england
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We have been going to this no 1 restaurant once a month in Falmouth for over 2 years it's just Fantastic place to eat ....quite small terrific atmosphere and food well out of this world and plenty of freshly caught shell fish by local fishermen ..so it depends on the catch of the day so no set menu's....... The staff... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The Wheelhouse is always an essential part of our regular trips to Falmouth. Over a period of several years we have introduced family and friends and all have shared our pleasure in dining at this quirky and delightful restaurant. The menu, as with the decor and all accoutrements, is simple and seasonal. The choice is confined to a combination of... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great for seafood. Great for service. Lots of candles make for a cosy environment. Getting a booking can be a nightmare, but it's worth the wait.

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Teignmouth, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Found this place and booked based on Tripadvisor reviews.Dined last night with husband (his birthday) and friend. The Wheel House may be small but the food is BIG on taste,value and quality. Mussels and prawns were superb and sauces were delicious. Lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. Happy days.

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Penarth - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Not easy to get a booking - but well worth it. The restaurant is lively and the staff are genuinely friendly. The food servings are more than generous - especially with regard to the chips and bread. The scallops are exquisite with a marvelous lemon sauce. The lobster with garlic sauce was delicious and tender.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A group of 20 people had a birthday party in The Wheelhouse the other day and it was simply amazing. The staff, the food, the atmosphere could not have been bettered. I have never been in a situation that I was over faced by crab, prawns and lobster...I mean it just doesn't happen ! All the staff were partying with... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Lovely eclectic surroundings with very helpful and knowledgeable staff, fantastic ambience and outstanding shellfish a must visit for anyone going anywhere near Falmouth.... Remember book early!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I managed to get a booking here. The restaurant was buzzing and the staff ever so friendly, Portion sizes of chips and bread are huge. My scallops were cooked to perfection, I couldn't make up my mind if the lemon sauce slightly overpowered the sweetness of the scallops, it's on the side for me next time. The lobster was delicious... More 

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Address: Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
Phone Number: 01326 318050
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
Cuisine: Seafood

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