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Crab House Cafe

Ferrymans Way, Portland Road | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
01305 788867
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Ranked #19 of 202 restaurants in Weymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

As always just the freshest of fish simply cooked and served with the minimum of fuss ensuring satisfied customers who keep returning. We know the provenance and ethos of how The Crab House works and we are more than happy to pay a little over the odds to achieve that aim. Lunch with good friends started with drinks and nibbles;... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

So looking forward to going back to Crab House Cafe, the atmosphere didn't somehow feel right. The owner who was cooking, looked so miserable and grumpy, whereas when we first went there nothing was too much trouble, he seemed interested in his customers. Do hope it improves. I had hake with a rarebit topping, it was coldish and not very... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Have eaten at the Cafe several times. Tried to book a table by email & telephone and NO response ? To be frank , when we did eat at the Cafe it wasn't that great . They need to up their game big time ! Shame, if someone opened up next door , they would go out of business. Sorry,... More

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Sherborne
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This used to be a great restaurant but this evenings meal was just OK almost as though they had not got enough fish to go round with very small portions that did not even look like a fish.

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England
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

As always great menu and well prepared sea food. A delightful setting with excellent views towards Portland. We got the feeling after winter closure the operation was rusty as far as service management. There was no sense of anyone managing the floor or staff operated seating areas especially in the pleasant outside areas. Service was slow after cold starters, crab... More

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Portland Dorset
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We have been going to The crab house for a few years now. But unfortunately our last visit was very disappointing. My partner ordered the squid dish as a starter well the portion was about 2 mouthfuls for £7.95 we did complain and they did bring another portion . My Dover sole was brought me very over cooked I sent... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Wow what a place! Very lively little cafe! . Visited here on a very busy Saturday evening, booking highly recommended!!. This little cafe is an excellent choice if you love seafood. Fresh mussels from the owners farm are always on the menu and the "specials" change daily with the catch of the day, ensuring the freshest ingredients for the diners.... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Nice please, very good service and great food. Not the cheapest place but very good value for money.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch after watching mum absail down the cliffs at Portland!! The oysters were fresh & tasted as good as we have eaten anywhere. The skate was well cooked & tasted fabulous both with & without the paprika suggested. To end it all the Creme Brulee with espresso was quite superb!! I would recommend this place to anyone!!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Visited on Sunday for lunch. Sat outside in the glorious sunshine....moules were great and as for the chunky chips. The best I've ever tasted. The Oysters were fresh and thoroughly enjoyed them....we also had a spicy crab and the wine was really lovely. Definitely worth booking a table!

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