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Crab House Cafe

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Ferrymans Way, Portland Road | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
01305 788867
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 389
    Excellent
  • 158
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sea food and eat it!

Fabulous fresh seafood and fish to be enjoyed here in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We returned for a family lunch at the end of a most enjoyable week on Portland and were not disappointed. Advance booking is necessary as we saw people being turned away as the kitchens can only cope... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Kim L
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Fabulous fresh seafood and fish to be enjoyed here in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We returned for a family lunch at the end of a most enjoyable week on Portland and were not disappointed. Advance booking is necessary as we saw people being turned away as the kitchens can only cope with so many covers (even if there... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Our meal was ok but wouldn't return. Starters of crab salad and smoked trout were tasty, albeit a little on the small side for the price. Main of plaice stuffed with crab and cheese was beautifully presented but rather on the salty side, which spoilt it. Highlight was the extra order of twice cooked chips - yum! With a 50cl... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had a great meal here this afternoon and loved every morsel (apart from Dorset knob). The location is quirky. The food is absolutely delicious and the staff lovely. Sat outside and helped ourselves to a selection of hats. A fab visit x

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent seafood menu, spotlessly clean kithcen, friendly and attentive service, cooking truly outstanding. The ultimate seafood restaurant, not to be missed.

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Wiltshire
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is what fish should be: fresh, simply cooked and bursting with flavour. Fresh scallops, magnificent fresh plaice (sweet, juicy, firm - gorgeous) - no frills but absolutely delicious. Not cheap but excellent value. Modest wine list - could be more adventurous beyond the staples.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The fish here is superb. The oysters are farmed in house and are very reasonable and delicious, natural or grilled. Lobsters are available and fairly expensive with limited choice of cooking recipes. Crabs are brilliant. Fish choice dependant on days catch so always fresh. It doesn't get much better and we go there whenever we can in spite of a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The service is VERY bad.. I booked a table for 5 for lunch turned up and I was turned away cos they can't handle the amount of severing..I was not Happy!! And they even had empty tables too.. Over rated poor service!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Crab House for a romantic meal. It's a nice relaxing restaurant, casual, family atmosphere. We shared a fabulous John Dory. I had oysters for a starter. Everything was fresh and delicious. Next time I would definitely try a local crab!!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The best meal I think I have ever eaten. You need to visit here. Expect to pay more than your McDonalds meal (I don't mind this modern idea of value) but what you get is incredible. The staff were very helpful and I would fully recommend the oysters country style!

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Frome, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Four of us visited this restaurant on a Saturday lunch time, after booking it up a month before. But the wait was well worth it. The place is very quaint and rustic and perfectly positioned by the sea. We were shown to our table by a very polite an efficient young lady. The menu had quite a variety of different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ferrymans Way, Portland Road | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 01305 788867

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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