We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Crab Shack

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
La Route de La Baie, St Brelade JE3 8EF
+44 1534 850855
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,183 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,149: English reviews
Level Contributor
47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely lunch seated outside with the sight & sounds of the ocean and the sun on our backs. Laid back lunching, attentive staff, beautiful view. Delicious crab (Jersey chancre) Perfect!

Helpful?
Thank Swmum12
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stopped for a cup of tea and sat on wooden bench outside, ordered tea for two which we were informed would be in mugs. They came two thirds full of water with a tea bag in. When we went to pay we were charged £5.70. Now I understand it is in a prime location but the price was far to... More 

Helpful?
Thank brownyrocks
Berlin
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We visited to enjoy a fabulous view of the beach and sea and enjoyed that the most by sitting outside. The restaurant is casual. The prices a bit higher than normal due to the location. My friend and I choose Salads that were fresh and tasty, a bit on the small side with the toppings. Service was fast and friendly.... More 

Helpful?
Thank yrcoach4u
Level Contributor
41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Eat here when we visited yesterday and was desperate to try the local seafood. Ordered a cranache crab and I was not disappointed! The thing was huge. It came out with a lovely side salad and all the utensils to break him apart and devour. At first I was a bit uncertain of making a noise and mess by smashing... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kitch2210
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
177 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Sitting on the far western end of the promenade in St. Brelade's Bay, the Crab Shack is the closest unit to the public toilets ( we didn't bother using theirs inside) . It has seating both outside under awning and inside and offers the expected fayre of a cafe/bistro with an Italian 'feel' and advertises its use of locally-sourced sea... More 

Helpful?
Thank LES N
Haddingto
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great family restaurant on the beach food fast and staff friendly great atmosphere for families or for dates or just a bottle of wine on a summers night.

Helpful?
Thank Karen M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Went the Crab Shack with my boyfriend for dinner on Sunday whilst visiting this beautiful island and we loved it. I had the bass and my boyfriend had the seafood linguini and both were fresh, well prepared and delicious. The staff were really friendly and the restaurant was chilled, comfotable and full of people laughing and enjoying themselves. All this... More 

Helpful?
Thank CandBCarpeDiem11
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great service nothing was to much trouble for the staff Food was amazing fish was fresh and beautiful people were quinig to get in My fish and chips were lovely.

Helpful?
Thank janet elaine ke... K
calgary
Level Contributor
203 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Whilst walking along the boardwalk we happened to see this beachside restaurant. I managed to get the last reservation for that evening. What a treat? This is a very casual place with quirky fishy items on the walls and funny sayings. The tables are very casually set with cutlery in containers and condiments with them. I ordered a seafood platter... More 

Helpful?
Thank chanel16calgary
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Had a lovely family meal here June .Wet rainy day .beach deserted but restaurant full. Fish and chips beautiful light batter gluten free .May be cooked with other things though My son and I both coeliac and could tolerate the fat maybe miniscully contaminated .Such a treat to have fish in batter and it was delicious .Some dishes expensive but... More 

Helpful?
Thank 478Wales478

Travellers who viewed Crab Shack also viewed

 
St Helier, Jersey
St Aubin, St Brelade
 

Been to Crab Shack? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Route de La Baie, St Brelade JE3 8EF
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on the Restaurant roof, stop is Oyster Box stop.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Brelade
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 850855
Description
The Crab Shack is located on the promenade in St Brelades Bay just 2 meters from the beach and sea, we are part of the Jersey Pottery group of restaurants, where we really care about guaranteeing quality and have a dedication and commitment to the island of Jersey and its produce both on land and sea.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Crab Shack staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?