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“yum”

The Rum and Crab Shack
Ranked #40 of 148 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Paris, France
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“yum”
Reviewed March 28, 2014

good thing we shared our mains as there wasn't alot for what you pay. But as we were sharing it ended up being ok in the end. The crab claws were really good and we ordered some mussels and clams however the mussels had grit in it which was disappointing. service was great though. plus the selection of rum was nice!

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Bude, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Little gem! 😊👍”
Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

On a wet and drizzly day there was nothing better than to take shelter in this cool but cosy pirates retreat! Greeted with big friendly smiles and chat the staff here could not be more friendly. Sampled some rum after a look at their brilliant collection of rum from around the globe. This warmed us up so nicely on hhis chilly day along with the uber cool interior of higgledy piggledy chairs pirate chests and cool pics and pirate theme. We then ordered the specials crab!!! A soft shell crab burger imported from America and I had the crab claws simple but so well executed and completely delicious! Would highly recommend anyone going to StIves give this place a visit. They even have binoculars to look out to sea! Brilliant cannot wait to return. Thank you me hearties! :)

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Penzance, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Best Crab in St Ives!”
Reviewed March 26, 2014

Great service and excellent food. Shared a whole Brown Crab and Tempura Squid side with my wife for a birthday lunch. Messy, delicious and washed down with shot of Diplomatico Rum (really, this Rum is in a class of it's own) made for a very special dining experience.

  • Visited March 2014
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Penzance, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
Reviewed March 26, 2014

Fantastic food! We had a brown crab and tempura squid and it was gorgeous. The service was great, attentive and very helpful and friendly. The view is amazing looking out over the sea. It is truly wonderful and so many Rums to explore......I love this place!!

  • Visited March 2014
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great place, great people, great Rum!”
Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

If you love fish and rum this is the place to go!! Such a quirky building with such a warm welcome from the staff! Old jay rum on the rocks is highly recommended! Food was delicious, beautifully cooked squid! Great classic jazz tunes in the background! Will be returning!

  • Visited March 2014
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