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The Crabshell Inn

Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 1548 852345
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (209 reviews)
“mussels” (46 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Crabshell is favoured by the locals, especially for its pizzas. Enough said? We tried to get in on spec our first night in Kingsbridge - packed out, and no table for at least an hour. Sunday was booked, so we dined Monday night. The...More

1  Thank gl8246
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub in a great location on the river. Beer was good and food nice as well. We were a bit disappointed in the lack.of fish on the menu. Ran out of scallops just crab pasta, mussels and fish and chips. Need...More

Thank VickyA7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We called in for a late lunch yesterday and we're impressed from the start friendly staff, lovely position on the estuary. Well conditioned ale, along with a very nice white Rioja. The scallops to start were cooked perfectly and the crab tagliatelle as well as...More

Thank Marlerboy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booking advisable for weekends. Car parking tight but fine. Nice views over the estuary - particularly at sunset. Friendly staff. Upstairs indoor dining with protected open air balcony. Downstairs bar area and outside picnic tables. Had the sharing platter for two - which could have...More

Thank PHEL56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather was warm enough to sit outside, however it is pizzas or deli. We just about got a table as we had dogs, which aren't allowed upstairs even outside. So eat outside and restricted menu. Having said that, the pizzas were very nice, the...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice to find a place with welcoming, helpful and informative staff. From beginning to end our experience of the Crabshell Inn was first class. Found by accident on a late summer walk in the area, we would certainly recommend this restaurant, especially with it's...More

Thank One-Gerry-G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there last summer for a drink. When my friend and I ordered, the woman with long blonde hair was really she is rather arrogant. I enjoyed the drink to cool off, as it was hot. I wouldn't reccommend it!!

3  Thank mikesinnottbella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with the family after heading down on the boat and was not disappointed whether it's for just pizza or a full meal you will not be disappointed the service was great the food was amazing and the setting perfect. It also the little...More

Thank simon h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would agree with others on here that The Crabshell have lost their way a little. Many people unsure of where they are allowed to sit depending on what menu they would like to have, staff are polite but often not enough on duty and can...More

2  Thank Devoncouple123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the Kingsbridge Estuary with car Parking. Bench seating at waters edge and a covered collonade with seating against the building face. A roof terrace to enjoy evening sunset drinks too. There is a separate bar and adjacent restaurant tables at ground and first floor...More

Thank Ian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345
  • E-mail
The CRABSHELL INN is gloriously situated on the quayside in Kingsbridge and with its south westerly aspect basks in the sun all day. The Crabshell is gaining a fine reputation as an eatery of distinction with an increasingly acclaimed menu. The Inn is “child friendly” and children of all ages are very welcome…
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