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Crab House Cafe

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Portland Road Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
+44 1305 788867
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lovely traditional fresh fish restaurant, we had the oysters which were amazing, the lobster bisque to die for, we both had the monk fish curry which was lovely, we both felt it could have done with a bit more flavour in the sauce, not spice that was perfectly well balanced for the monkfish which was cooked to perfection. thank you... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we took a break after a walk and it was such a great deal. We were surrounded by plates of fresh pizza and fish. We only wanted a light snack but the food looked incredible and we plan to go back over a lunchtime when we travel to Dorset again.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Their speciality of oysters & crab are outstanding, as well as many other choices on the menu. Fun to eat too - no need for knives and forks, just dig in with the hammer and fingers. Whilst waiting for our starters, we had opportunity to glance through their cookbook. Great recipes and facts. The staff were excellent at their job... More 

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Thank foxyp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I have been a number of times before. As ever the good was amazing. My son and I had oysters to start, au naturel and Italiano. My daughter had salted pollack hummus and my wife the lobster and crab cocktail. Whilst waiting we had a whole loaf with rape seed oil and anchovy balsamic. A definite thing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well to be honest im not even sure that I want to write this reveiw, I really want to be selfish and keep this incredible place a complete secret .... This has taken very careful and deep consideration and the only right thing to do is to share my experience . I have heard of the Crab House Cafe and... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just dined here again and had another fantastic meal! I had country style oysters and then Chinese spicy crab, while my wife had scallops followed by mussels. All excellent! And how many other restaurants bring you a hammer with your main?!

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Thank IainIsm
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Crabhouse is not cheap. However the food is always excellent the fish is amazing the menu is varied. I expect it to be between £40-£50 per head with wine but I always think it's been worth it. I can only afford to eat here occasionally as a celebration but it's the top of my list for Weymouth restaurants. Go... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Lunch menu was tempting. Tricky to choose one dish but somehow managed to choose two different ones between us. Wonderful bread was served with flavoured oil and balsamic vinegar. Lunch was delicious, a fish with a light sauce and a fish curry. Perfect, so fresh, so nicely cooked and well flavoured. The bottled beers are local and very good, went... More 

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Thank Grumpybird9
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service and would detained go again. Food sensibly priced and well presented. The ambience is perfect for this location

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

My wife took me to The Crab House for my ??th birthday treat. It was a beautiful late September day, but a bit windy to eat outside. I had a whole crab in delicious Chinese source, and covered myself, the table and most of the floor with splinters of shell. My wife had turbot which again was delicious. Extensive wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portland Road Ferrymans Way | Wyke Regis, Weymouth DT4 9YU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 788867

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