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2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
+44 1903 215070
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dressed crab” (68 reviews)
“crab cakes” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (93 reviews)
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been here three times and never been disappointed. The food is fresh and we and our guests have tried a wide range from the menu and specials. Its great to see a place have a short menu and do it well rather than pages...More

Thank pricedeborah59
Reviewed yesterday

Great lunch and great service. The platter was a good choice for 2 and ample. The fish stew though was incredibly tasty and a good choice of bread provided to soak up the juicy stew. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would defo go back!

Thank Jasmine_Essex48
Reviewed 5 days ago

Much fuss attends getting a table even though the restaurant was half empty on both occasions I dined here. Not a particularly friendly welcome either for a solo diner. I sat outside in the cold wind for a quick early lunch (even though there were...More

Thank josephine h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Second visit here and it was brilliant would highly recommend. The cockle and shrimp popcorn is amazing

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've heard many good things about this restaurant and was excited to finally try it last week. I ordered a Prawn & Chorizo stew. It was absolutely delicious, full of flavour with many layers to it. The prawns were large, succulent and fresh, the sausage...More

1  Thank Philwilliamson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch here, this is our second visit. Nice fish restaurant on Worthing sea front, informal surroundings. The food here is lovely, my partner and I had the sharing fish platter, comprising dressed crab, mixed battered fish, prawn cocktail, fish cakes smoked salmon,...More

Thank helenjaneb2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped here with no booking earlier this week with my elderly parents. The staff were lovely & did wonders to make my dad who has a “walker” comfortable. Mum & dad ate & loved the food. I would give it a 5 star but...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to get a table for lunch without a reservation. Service was friendly and speedy. The crab sandwich, fries and salad was delicious, and ok price wise at £9.95. However everything else on the mains menu seemed overpriced, so I'm glad I...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table outside as we have 2 dogs. It was 35deg.C. We were shown to a table with no shade or parasols. It was very uncomfortable in the midday sun. When we mentioned it to (I think it was the owner) we were told...More

3  Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food excellent,crab salad,most popular food being served was the sharing fish platter,looked amazing and my fellow diners assured me it was. Service good za attentive. Seats a bit hard but a great evening.

Thank Solotraveller933
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Nibble H
July 23, 2018|
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Response from PaulMint | Reviewed this property |
Yes, benches outside.
June 11, 2018|
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Response from andydee2011 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely friendly to my 3 year old!
October 31, 2017|
Response from Sophie T |
No they don’t, my nan is disabled and there is no dedicated disabled toilet. Also the ladies toilet is very difficult to get to. I am 9 months pregnant and found it a struggle and thought it was a bit of a health and safety... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $45
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 215070
  • E-mail
CrabShack is a laid-back seafood shack & beach bar. Our fish is caught between Newhaven and Bognor, the Crabs generally Hove and Chichester and the Mussels, mainly West Country. Lately our Oysters are Irish Rock. All our seafood is sourced locally via Fish (BNFS), in Hove Lagoon. Fully licensed, we have some great cocktails and genius wine choices.Our Ales are supplied by Shepherd and Neame, Englands oldest brewery, the ale goes great with our seafood. Our Wines are supplied via the Winehouse in Shoreham. We are a family business, owned and operated by two sisters in law, Lynda Racz Taylor & Sarah Tinker Taylor. Our Bar opening hours are 12pm till 11pm, Tuesday to Saturday, Sunday 12pm-7pm and are closed on Mondays. Our Kitchen hours are Tues-Sat 12-4pm and 5pm-9pm and Sunday 12pm to 4pm. We are located on the pedestrian end of East Beach Worthing, opposite Splashpoint and the Seafront, as you face the pier go left. CrabShack is also available for parties, or private hire events.There is public metered parking on the seafront, £1 per hour till 6 pm, then its free at night and on Sundays. CrabShack has its own dedicated Ice Cream Shack! serving great Ice creams and sorbets from MarshField Farm, real West Country Organic IceCreams!
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