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Crab Shack on the beach

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3 Queen Street, Back Beach, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY , England
+44 1626 777956
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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428 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place looks great. We were visiting Teignmouth with our dog on a tour of Devon. We were there for lunch. Had to sit outside because we had our dog but that's ok, the weather was good. I had the crab. Very nice. We were the only people there so the service was good.

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Thank avatar777
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've eaten a few oysters in my half century but never enjoyed them until this day. I stopped at Crab Shack on a whim and was so glad I did so. I ordered the seafood platter with the most enormous cracked crab on it (best I've ever tasted), prawns that didn't need any of the three dips to taste, plus... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When we called for a reservation on Wednesday morning, they laughed. "Fully booked until the middle of August", they said. "Perhaps you might find a space on the terrace." The day was windy with some light rain. Should we chance it? I'm very glad we did. Arriving at 1153, we were first to bag a spot outside on the covered... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy restaurant and it was 2 weeks before we could get a table, but oh boy was it worth the wait ! Fabulous fish , wonderful setting , lovely atmosphere ,and the staff were happy and smiling and nothing was too much trouble. Can't praise this place enough words fail me.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

2nd visit and just as good as the previous visit. The scallops and lobster were cooked to perfection. The staff are young and full of enthusiasm for the food they are serving and make it an enjoyable experience. Booking is essential, especially in the summer months, if you want to be assured of a table.

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Thank MoascarG
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

All I can say is book in advance. This restaurant gets busy and for all the right reasons. The view, the food, the service is all top notch. A mixed menu with a great specials board. This restaurant is perfect for a special meal, family get together or just a great meal out! We will be returning as soon as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really pleasing visit, Perfect venue all round. Food just the job, and lovely setting Enjoyed our visit thank you!

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Northampton UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This has to be the best fresh fish place I have come across in an age. The Crab Shack is a small but beautiful place. They use their own boats to catch all of the fish , crabs etc they serve. I would advise that booking is essential. Having said that we turned up having just driven down from the... More 

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Thank Alan053AU
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in with my partner for dinner on a Sunday and it was very busy. We ordered the platter for one a pint of prawns scallops and fries, we were soooooo stuffed and managed to squeeze in a chocolate brownie with ice cream which was presented beautifully and not over priced and cannot fault anything the service was great and... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in as they had a lovely view and a table in the shade. Too early to eat but discovered that they do crisps to soak up the wine!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Queen Street, Back Beach, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Teignmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 777956
Description
We are a family of commercial fisherman with two working fishing boats. The Crab Shack is a small restaurant on the back beach in Teignmouth where we serve fresh seafood.

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