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Crab House Cafe

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Portland Road Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to the crab house with a friend for lunch, the food is fresh and very good, however it's very rustic which some may find a little off putting, but overall we enjoyed the food.

Thank Lee R
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place! I was down in Weymouth and this place was recommended to us. It is advised to book but fortunately the friendly staff managed to seat us on this busy summer lunchtime. The location is also great, and there is outside dining areas too (including a snazzy overturned boat). The starters, mains and desert could not be... More 

Thank Mathew B
Santa Eulalia
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a rustic cafe in a working oyster farm and looks very basic on arrival. Once through the door, however, you are met by the delicious smells! Seating is rather cramped - a bit too close for comfort - and there is nothing sophisticated about the settings. The food is excellent and the service charming and knowledgeable. We enjoyed... More 

Thank Rory M
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in advance as it can get booked up early. We were not disappointed as we had one of the best meals ever- the seafood was excellent, the ambiance pleasant and relaxed, with very good service.

Thank pollock7
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I plus our 2 friends attended this restaurant last weekend. Service and food was good but not great. In fairness we were late booking so ate outside, but we made most of it and had fun. Staff were good and did check on us regularly.

Thank ChrisThorne66
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to for an informal lunch with friends and family. The menu features crab and oysters with a good range of local fish featuring fresh ingredients simply well cooked. We visited off season but it was still very busy so booking is essential. The setting is rustic as it is part of an oyster farming business... More 

Thank gastroknome
Redditch, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Taken here for lunch by my brother and wife who live in Poole and had visited before. Situated between Portland and Weymouth restaurant overlooks the oyster beds. My wife and I thought it was super. It reminded us of shack restaurants we had been eaten in in Jamaica. Very simple inside. The menu was not over large(all fish/crab) and very... More 

Thank Trejan_12
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband and Mum. We drank beer and wine, ate amazingly cooked fish and we even brought a recipe book. What a little gem this place is I would highly recommend a visit and if we didn't live so far away I am sure we would make it our "local" restaurant.

Thank Rkrate
Bristol, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watched the oysters being 'shucked'. Never seen that done before. Had a very nice piece of Hake, husband had lemon sole stuffed with crab. Everything was fresh and nicely cooked. The restaurant is 'rustic' and homely, the complimentary bread was very good. The food could have been served in a Michelin star restaurant and passed the test! The only downside... More 

Thank JudyH47
Poole, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

booked in for a 60th wedding anniversary for my parents , 9 of us eating and all i can say is this place is brilliant , from the time we entered the restaurant ,until the time we left we were well looked after ,but not smothered by the staff .The food was first class ,9 starters ,9 main courses ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portland Road Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 01305788867

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?