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Crab Shack on the beach

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Back Beach 3 Queen Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
+44 1626 777956
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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Bradford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am flabbergasted with the attitude of this restaurant. Despite giving the staff numerous permutations and options they would not accommodate us despite a weeks notice and any time or day they were open and reducing the guest numbers! I'm not sure they want to cater for visitors

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited for crab sandwich. Had to go to their takeaway around the corner. Took my own gluten free bread. The best crab I've ever had!!! Just before closing and the young lady serving was absolutely brilliant. Fabulous location for the crab shack.

Thank HethT
Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Sunday afternoon last month wIth friends who had visited before. Both food and service were excellent - sharing platter and crab claws to die for - will be back!

Thank Bob5092
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to book about 3 weeks in advance as this restaurant is so popular,amazing meal and surroundings,so different from anywhere else.If you like sea food this is the place to go but they also do meat dishes as well.We use this as somewhere special to go, perfect.

Thank 496annie
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had an excellent birthday lunch last week. We had managed to book a table for two some weeks ago. The table was ready for us when we arrived and had been reserved for two hours. Having visited several times before, we knew that there would be an excellent choice of well prepared and tasty food; my... More 

Thank Linda K
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my family and 3 small children. When we called to book the restaurant was fully booked but the staff helpfully told us about the outside seating. This was perfect for us and the kids. Staff were great and the food was lovely. Not the cheapest but definitely worth a visit.

Thank Danni C
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 612 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I were visiting very good friends in Teignmouth and they had booked this restaurant 2 weeks in advance to ensure we had a table. It was a good job we did as it was fully booked and many people were turned away - unfortunately out into the driving wind and rain. The restaurant itself is really tiny... More 

Thank GinaG
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a birthday this lunchtime. Our third visit and it just gets better ! Fantastic crab and lobster. First class food. Dont miss out.

Thank DebbieExeter
Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cosy place. Lovely location. Food good ,not cheap, but I have to mark it down due to staff attitude. I visited with my partner who had never tried crab before but was willing to try. I asked if it was possible for him to try just a couple of threads of crab to test it. Back came the message no... More 

Thank Snazzygranny
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited here yesterday had to book a table as it does get busy. Amazing place has the feel of a beach hut and very cosy and comfortable surroundings. The staff were very attentive and pleasant and attended to our needs excellently. The food was gorgeous did not have the seafood dishes but I had hand battered cod, chips and pea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Beach 3 Queen Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Teignmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 777956
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?