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The Shack

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9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
+44 1326 212800
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed dinner here. The seafood was excellent and whilst not cheap was priced in line with expectations The Shack stack is a treat and my wife loved it. It's all very competent and I would go back, not quite 5 stars though

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Thank Shocks101
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Following a visit to the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth we visited The Shack for lunch as it is just outside. The menu was simple but appetising and had a good selection of local seafood. Sadly the Fowey muscles had sold out so we chose theses food chowder, dressed crab salad with aoli and fish and chips. All were well... More 

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Bodle Street Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited at lunch time so although the menu looked fantastic we just shared a few oysters and a crab sandwich - the oysters were the best we have had, and living by the coast ourselves we have sampled a lot of them! The Crab sandwich was in proper 'doorstop' bread and delicious. We will definitely return next time we... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-ordered the lobster and were so glad that we did. Along with a lovely salad (had to have something green) and delicious fries, it was absolutely wonderful.

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Thank Debbie B
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about this place by staff at our hotel and found it after a wrong turn. They serve very fresh fish in a simple way. Most has been caught that day and is exactly the way it should be done. Friendly, passionate people serving very happy customers. Would visit every night if I lived here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The shack is really good ,had the crab sandwich delicious and my husband had the mussels which he said were very good ,nothing left on both plates .the staff are nice and friendly ,atmosphere very relaxed .worth a visit .

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Thank Sidle36
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing seafood restaurant serving fantastic reasonably priced food by great staff. A fantastic atmosphere. Only had a 4 night stay in Falmouth but came here on two of them. Highly recommed this place to anyone wishing to experience fine seafood. Many thanks for your kind hospitality. Maddie & Phil, Cumbria.

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Thank C1098
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location in Falmouth. Cosy with a nice ambience. Basically a fish restaurant with a very small menu choice. No bad thing however! Fresh crab, scallops, squid offered in several different ways. Also fish of the day. Starters portions were tiny. The fish of the day was delicious and generous. Our desert was not home made and it showed. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled on the Shack after a wander around the Maritime Museum, great little find and good range of foods for lunch. We had the Crab Sandwich and a dressed small St Ives crab served with a side salad and garlic mayo, the sandwich was on really thick, buttered granary bread and hit the spot, with the dressed crab being just... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really good evening meal at the Shack, the staff were really good, the chef was working flat out but still produced top class dishes. We would definitely return when we are next in Falmouth

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$3 - $41
Cuisine
Seafood, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 212800
Description
Welcome to The Shack - a rustic shellfish bar in bustling Events Square, Falmouth, where the food is always fresh!

Relaxed dining in an unrivalled atmosphere - with the focus on sparklingly fresh, local seafood. The idea is simple: sociable food and a fun, hands-on approach to shellfish.

We've got something for everyone, from shellfish of every variety to fish of the day, steak, vegetarian options and a children's menu.

Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?