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“A must try!”
Review of The Wheel House

The Wheel House
Ranked #1 of 234 Restaurants in Falmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
Reviewed February 2, 2013

Had a lovely evening here a couple of weeks ago. We really enjoyed it. The restaurant has only seafood on the menu, depending on what they have sourced that day. We had Oysters, Prawns and Mussels. The quality of the food is excellent, i was particularly impressed with the Oysters and the Prawns. The staff are very friendly and courteous, and were very knowledgeable about the dishes on offer.

The restaurant has limited seating capacity and 2 sittings per night, so recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Well worth a visit, we will definitely be returning!

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1  Thank Dan_NorthLondon_UK
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

We came to Falmouth for a weeks stay and heard that this was somewhere we should consider if we liked seafood (…which we do!) and were lucky enough to get a reservation. (Big tip – book well in advance, the Wheelhouse only opens a few nights a week and is very popular – and with good reason….!!)

I have to say, this was one of the best seafood restaurant experiences that we have ever had! The food was exquisite, very fresh, full of flavour, and above all the atmosphere and the genuinely lovely staff make this place somewhere that I could visit time and time again!

We started by sharing a crab, then moved on to prawns, scallops, and finally muscles…. All of them tasted delicious! (…especially the scallops!!) Forget the waist line and definitely try as much as you can manage here as it’s so tasty!

Be prepared for intimacy, there isn’t much room inside, but sitting next to people and the really well thought out interior make the experience really great – there’s quite a natural and romantic feel to the place!

The waiters and waitresses are all very friendly - although very busy, they all take time to talk to you and get to know you (not at all in an intrusive way, it just adds to the genuinely friendly atmosphere!) The owner spent a good 15 minutes chatting to us which was really lovely.

Thank you so much for a lovely night – we plan to be back!!!

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2  Thank DexterBites
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

This was the number 1 restaurant in Falmouth on Trip Adviser. There is no menu - just crab, scallops, prawns & mussels on a blackboard. The seafood served was tasty and the staff were very friendly. There were no special implements offered to help deal with the crab. In a County that makes a host of delicious cheeses, why do they serve a couple of lumps of supermarket rubbish on the cheese platter?

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Love this place, small friendly great food just love it, you really need to book this place in advance! Every thing here is lush! X

2  Thank den-rick71
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Tried this place for the first time last evening.
We can now see why it has such good reviews and is always full.
Service is great and the food was fantastic.
Helford oysters were especially nice.
Nice casual atmosphere, love it.
Just make sure you like shellfish, we do so will be back soon.

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2  Thank ian_heather
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