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The Shack

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Seafood, British, Oyster Bar
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9 Tidemill House, Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth, England
01326 212800
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Today
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 317
    Excellent
  • 100
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious sea food

Sometimes I just wish my stomach could accommodate everything off a menu such as the Shack, but that really would just be greedy wouldn't it? Instead I plumped for the crispy squid with sweet chilli sauce and a whole dressed brown crab, which was so sweet and rich I struggled to eat it all, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Boo033
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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448 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Windsor, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sometimes I just wish my stomach could accommodate everything off a menu such as the Shack, but that really would just be greedy wouldn't it? Instead I plumped for the crispy squid with sweet chilli sauce and a whole dressed brown crab, which was so sweet and rich I struggled to eat it all, but somehow I managed! As the... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went to The Shack following a visit to the nearby Maritime Museum. There are several other restaurants in the vicinity but this seemed to have the best menu choices at very competitive prices. The food was excellent, from the fish soup and chowder to the different types of fish most of our party chose. The service was efficient and... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best prawns I've ever tasted (and I used to live in Australia) - also best steak I've ever had. Only negative side was some of the seating was picnic benches.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We have just got home after a fantastic meal at the shack. We had the Shack Stack- Prawns, Squid, Oysters, Scallops, Mussels and a whole Crab. Delicious, fresh seafood cooked well. The waffle for pudding was equally delicious. The only downside to the evening was that the food was that good we managed to lose track of time and miss... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

For my wife, of 46 years, birthday we decided, as the forecast was good, to visit Falmouth which is not too far from home. The town was, as ever, lovely and the meal truly memorable. I looked on TripAdvisor last night and selected this restaurant as my wife and I both love seafood; I am not given to modesty and... More 

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Visited here in Feb and called on the day to see if they had the lobster, I should have called before as stated on website but luckily they had a large crab as an alternative. The food platter is some of the best I've tasted, the scallops were sweet (could have eaten more) Crab was sweet, prawns were amazing, mussels... More 

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Berkshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Had the valentines day special lunch here. Very limited menu but it is a small venue. Good for sea food but unfortunately I don't eat fish. Portions were very small but the prices were too so I guess you get what you pay for. Friendly staff and right on the harbour so a good location

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

just had our third brilliant lunch taking advantage of the two courses for£12.offer..cant be beaten on value for money given the amazing meal we just enjoyed..again..great service as usual..great all round..thank you

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Love cider and especially Cornish cider so was excited when this place opened in Falmouth. Great choice of drinks and food, priding itself on pies and pizza. Great feel to the restaurant and communal tables so you don't feel out on a limb. I had a veggie pie that came with lots of sides that really made the meal. Would... More 

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Cornwall
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We just popped in here on the off chance after doing a bit of shopping. We had the lunch time menu which was a set price and at £12 was reasonable. Menu was limited but I still took ages to make up my mind as there were at least 3 starters I couldn't decide between. Portion sizes were just about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Tidemill House, Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: 01326 212800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 41
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Oyster Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?