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All 165 Falmouth Restaurants

The Shack

9 Tidemill House, Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth, England
01326 212800
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Ranked #11 of 165 Restaurants in Falmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $41
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, British, Oyster Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Luton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Popped in for a light lunch and were lured in by the offer of the best crab sandwich in town. We were not disappointed. Tasty salad alongside. Great friendly service. Bottled beer, would have rated the visit as excellent if it served cold draft beer.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We dropped in after narrowly rejecting close-by Rick Stein's restaurant for lunch, and we were jolly pleased we did. We had the 'Shack Stack' of a whole fresh crab, prawns, oysters, moules, crispy squid rings and frites - everything super-fresh and of course delicious! The waitress was very nice and helped explain how to tackle the crab dismemberment. In summary,... More

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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Just returned from Falmouth where we had the pleasure of visiting The Shack. Good all round experience. As my husband catches shellfish for a living we were pleasantly surprised by the whole experience. Very pleasant waitress, lovely atmosphere, French music being played (in the background), and good selection to choose from. We settled on whitebait, this was well presented and... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were visiting Falmouth for the Oyster Festival and on a previous visit had seen The Shack but had already eaten so we made a bee line for it this time. Hubby and I both love moules & frites so we had no trouble chosing, that said though the menu was great and could have been tempted by lots of... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The crab sandwich at the shack is fabulous full of flavour and the brown meat pate is a must. We would highly recommend trying the shack if visiting Falmouth.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

In town for 2 nights and wanted some real Cornish seafood.......and this delivered. Scallops & mussels of the highest quality. Good local ale. Smart service. Well priced. I did think of going to the Rick Stein restaurant but so glad I came here instead.

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Bacup, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

After a visit to the Maritime Museum called in for lunch.Simply has fish and chips which were excellent and it is some time since we have had better. The service was excellent and would highly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

dined here on a sunday evening with my daughter, had the sharing platter of crab, oysters, scallops, mussels, squid rings & some chips. Really nice & very good value, shared a bottle of house plonk, which again was priced reasonably. Small restaurant, freindly efficient service. Very much recomend it.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great food (mainly seafood), in bright, modern surroundings, not too big and no loud music! Excellent, helpful staff who were very knowledgable. Comfortable and welcoming for people on their own. You need to book!

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A friend had recommended that we eat here of an evening - being big fans of another popular seafood restaurant in Falmouth we had put it off for a while in case we were disappointed, but, we were not! We opted for the 'Stack shack' -minus the oysters, and had the dressed crab for a little extra - well worth... More

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