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The Crabshell Inn

The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 1548 852345
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (239 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I chose the Crabshell to have lunch with my daughter and a close Female Friend because of its stunning location, however I was very disappointed on arrival as the manageress wasn’t at all welcoming in fact very frosty, I bought some drinks and picked up...More

1  Thank Ringo1946
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my sister who booked the restaurant with 8 other people, so total group 10 , we were adults with 2 children, we were seated in the restaurant next to a group of 18 who were on a long table in the centre...More

1  Thank PastelWales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this pub every year during Easter for the past ten years. Consistently good food and service from the young staff both this year and last. Pizzas particularly good. Very busy pub that is clearly popular with both locals and visitors. Only criticism is...More

Thank stobba7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to say... the best cod and chips I have had for a long time ... fantastic and cannot believe how good the fennel salad was from the deli ... lovely atmosphere friendly service thank you

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here quite often, lovely pizzas, cosy in winter with fire and lovely in summer by the river but oh boy, do they need to sort out front of house. I think they must have trained as a bouncer in London, no smile and just...More

1  Thank RogerMacGrufay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year when we come to Devon Son had a Burger which he said was excellent Bride and I shared the seafood platter - plenty of it with excellent Mackerel pate and superb smoked salmon Did not seem as busy as usual...More

1  Thank martyn s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal place to go if you have children that you need to feed, but otherwise I really wouldn't bother. Some very loud and bored children, but apparently that is ok. Also some well behaved ones, but the others were more obvious. Not a lot in...More

3  Thank slugbreff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice venue but limited menu choices, there was only a small selection of the menu available, food was over priced. Table service was rather rushed and felt that the waitress were keen to close up, which was off putting and I probably won’t return to...More

3  Thank N5408
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As Kingsbridge goes, this is probably the best pub with restaurant in town. Good beer and food, cheerful and willing staff, albeit a bit quick off the mark to head for tables outside at the end of evening service. Will go back!!

Thank Paullywaully
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were booked here by a local hotel it came recommended. It looked lovely right on the river we were looking forward to it. On arrival no booking was found in our name but we were shown to a table we were then told it...More

3  Thank Tracy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345
  • E-mail
The CRABSHELL INN is gloriously situated on the quayside in Kingsbridge and with its south westerly aspect basks in the sun all day. The Crabshell is gaining a fine reputation as an eatery of distinction with an increasingly acclaimed menu. The Inn is “child friendly” and children of all ages are very welcome…
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