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Wells Crab House

38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
+44 1328 710456
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (147 reviews)
“crab” (123 reviews)
“lollipops” (13 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
18:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It may be called the Crab House but this smart little restaurant serves all tastes, with plenty of non-seafood options. However at its core its about food from the sea. I had a delicious swordfish chilli con carne, while my wife described her plaice as...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed yesterday

Had to book to get into this incredible popular place and it was well worth it. They do 'sittings' but phoned us a bit earlier as soon as our table was ready. Service was exemplary. The tireless and cheerful head waitress was delightful and made...More

Thank BristolOldtrout
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love seafood especially lobster, you have to go to this place. I saw this from a friend's Facebook post had decided to give it a try. Certainly not disappointed. All seafood were so fresh, king prawn was done in a slightly Oriental style,...More

Thank Brigitte Z
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Brigitte and really pleased you enjoyed your visit with us! Some of the claws are pretty tough but the meat is delicious!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were a party of six and decided to try Wells Crab House at short notice. With only 6 hours to go Kelly managed to find us a table for 6. This is not a restaurant it's a 'Tardis '. This is not the first...More

Thank Robert F
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Always lovely to look after you and was very chuffed to fit you in after a late cancellation! You certainly call at the right time.... must be fate!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our holiday in Wells-Next-The-Sea, we were recommended to try the Crab House for dinner. We were certainly not disappointed. It is certainly advisable to book as this is a real gem of a restaurant that sources locally produced sea food. To start,...More

Thank parkruntourist
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So happy that we lived up to expectations and made your holiday end a great one!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was absolutely magnificent and the service was sensational. How the brilliant and enchanting Kelly managed to accommodate six of us at short notice was a tremendous feat and the meal was glorious. The whole plaice was wonderful, swordfish red curry inspired, red snapper...More

Thank JimRamsey
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Really pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and loved the variety of our menu, just so happy we managed to jig the tables after late cancellations.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here whenever we come on holiday - you have to book in the summer as always busy. Not surprisingly this is a specialist seafood restaurant and the quality and choice is v good. They have interesting specials and clearly the chef happy to...More

1  Thank Margaret H
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Margaret and so pleased you continue to enjoy what we do and deliver at The Crab House and look forward to seeing you again soon for some new flavours.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been before, our friends booked the Crab House for a lunch time meal for all 4 of us. There are some negative comments on the décor but I quiet liked the modern & minimalist theme. The sharing platters we had were all good &...More

Thank Richard C
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Richard I am very sorry to hear this here that you did not enjoy your main courses as I remember looking after you and arranging the garlic prawns and talking about our visits to Spain. I do hope you will give us another try and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here on our last night in Norfolk, and it was an excellent dinner!! We came right at 6pm, and they happened to have a cancelation so we were seated right away. We shared both the lamb flatbread and the crab...More

Thank TSnelgrove2016
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and so pleased you enjoyed your venture into some seafood and you were the lucky ones at the front door first.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We know a lot of the good eating places along the north Norfolk coast, but wanted to try and find somewhere new, so did a bit of research and decided to give the Wells Crab House a try. It had some good reviews and it...More

Thank Leicester_Gourmet
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your glowing review of us! So very pleased that you had a wonderful time with us and that my team and myself made your evening wonderful as that is our aim at all times and love a celebration too!

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dressagediva2
15 August 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Yes we do We have Chicken Goujons Cheeseburger Sausages, Egg & Fries Penne Pomodoro Pasta and an option to add Crab Seafood Platter From £6 Hope that's ok Kelly
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Cjdracing
15 June 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Enquirer We have a ramp but unfortunately the other points are correct and are toilets have a step into them but their are public toilets on the car park opposite available that guests have used previously. We are I am... More
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Jasonvines77
29 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Jason It is advisable and this weekend I only have 2.30 / 45 left for tables of 2 Regards Kelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$45
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710456
  • E-mail
Description
A Seafood Restaurant open for lunch 12pm-2.30pm and evening meals 6-9pm with Sundays open 12-3pm. Newly refurbished.
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