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Crab House Cafe

Ferrymans Way, Portland Road | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
01305 788867
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Ranked #16 of 210 Restaurants in Weymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This is our "local". Not cheap but the fish is the freshest ever and if you like oysters, they are grown right outside in the Fleet, in their own oyster beds. My favourite is the whole crab which comes with everything you need to crack and poke out all the meat, together with a bib! However all the other fish... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We are lucky enough to be able to stroll to this restaurant. It's a great venue on a sunny day or eve with lots of outside sitting space and quirky sun hats to borrow of the sun is too hot( can this ever be the case?) or shining in your eyes. conversely there are outdoor heaters and al kegs to... More

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Buckinghamshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Dined there in a large group with adults and children. There was a huge split in levels of satisfaction. Those that had the crab were all very happy while those that went for fish were uniformly dissappointed citing it as overcooked and uninspiring with mean portions of accompanying vegetables. The food is not cheap (ie expect london prices) and, aside... More

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Lapworth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had been to the CHC before and had a good meal. As other reviewers have said, this is the place for some of the freshest fish to be found in the south of England. This time I had fresh oysters and a whole crab - a challenge to eat but delicious. My fellow diners had various combinations of scallops,... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

i was lucky enough to eat here twice over three days. Both occasions were notable for the excellent simply prepared & locally produced food. Cracking crabs, beautiful fish & the nicest oyster ever. This place is a rustic gem.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I previously wrote a glowing review about The Crabhouse Cafe earlier in the Summer.... and all the good things I said about the food, atmosphere and location, I stand by.. ( although I felt price was a little on the high side) Anyway, that aside, I had an issue that I contacted the management about afterwards, by email, to which... More

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Essex
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The Crab Cafe is situated just before crossing over to Portland & beneath Chesil Vista Holiday Park. You may think you're going the wrong way but persevere - it's not far, through the gate & you're there. The outside area has a relaxed rustic seaside feel to it with tables & chairs, some with coloured Caribbean style parasols. We dined... More

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had lunch yesterday - it was our first visit - I particularly liked the quirky terrace and garden and asked if we could have a drink outside before being seated - the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly - and brought us menus straight away! The prosecco was perfectly chilled and went down a treat as we perused the... More

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windsurfer, wales
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We are fairly regular visitors to Portland Harbour and kept forgetting to book this place. It is usually fully booked. Good location on the banks of the Fleet as it enters Portland Harbour. Easy for parking. We watched the other diners eat the crab. They were provided with a tool kit and it looked messy but fun. I prefer dressed... More

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Fleet
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Lovely location on a sunny day. The seafood was, as you would expect, very fresh. Our party had oysters, scallops, crab, monkfish and sole, all wonderful. The wine was excellent too. Not overpriced. Good food and good value. Pink fluffy sunshades are an eccentric addition!

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