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The Crab Shed

Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
+44 1548 844280
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (238 reviews)
“seafood” (91 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (24 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you love crab or lobster then this is the best restaurant to have it. We had crab and half lobsters. They were both delicious . Well worth the drive from plymouth!

Thank tas452017
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a whole Devon crab hot with garlic butter my husband had half a lobster. Service was great and the food arrived . I felt for mine I had ordered the wrong thing the garlic was too much, the lobster was and looked great....More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spontaneous trip from Torquay to Salcombe for lunch at The Crab Shed on a miserable rainy day. It was worth the drive. We had our two year old daughter with us and my dad was visiting from Switzerland. We absolutely loved it. Beautiful views too!...More

Thank larissad522
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lovely seafood meal in this restaurant on the side of the harbour in Salcombe, Devon. The crab bisque was beautifully tasty and arrived with accompaniments. The main course of a large variety of shellfish in a lovely sauce was great too. The restaurant...More

Thank Abby B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great location. Gorgeous food totally recommend crab aranchini 😍 followed by fish and chips! Hot, fresh delicious!!! A big hit for us! Staff very polite and welcoming. Well worth a visit,

Thank Jackswilson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely, informal restaurant serving fabulously fresh seafood. It was hard to choose but in the end we went for the crab arancini and lobster and chips - all delicious. Loved it and would definitely return.

Thank MCE63
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for coffee one day and decided to revisit on another evening for a meal. We didn't book and when we turned up the place was very busy. The landlady was very accommodating and as it was early let us sit at a reserved...More

Thank pastelman10Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting as part of a birthday weekend The Crab She'd didn't disappoint. Attentive and knowledgeable service, excellent choice of wines and, of course, the perfect selection of seafood. If you are in Salcombe and want to experience the best fish in town then this is...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Salcombe my partner and I came across some reviews for The Crab Shed and we had to visit. We were not disappointed! This place is full of character, friendly staff and very tasty food. Their menu changes daily and is...More

Thank Lucy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. It is quite expensive but the portions are huge so don’t go if you only want a light bite! We had the brown and white crab salad which was a crab shell brimming over with the most beautiful fresh crab. We...More

Thank Sarahmiso
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Response from Jeffrey C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe we paid by credit card
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $42
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 844280
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Voted "Best Restaurant 2015" by Food & Drink Devon. The Crab Shed is a new waterside seafood restaurant near The Fish Quay in the heart of Salcombe, Devon. Our restaurant sits alongside our very own Crab Factory where we produce 100% hand-picked crab meat, crab cakes and crab stock for our bisque and sauces. All our fish arrives daily from sustainable stocks from "Day Boats" that land to local Fish Markets, mainly Plymouth and Salcombe.
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