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The Crabshell Inn

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The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 1548 852345
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Sussex
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were looking for lunch in a spot with a view in Kingsbridge when we turned this up in the town guide. Just south of the town at the end of the promenade, great views of the creek. Downstairs is dog-friendly and recently redesigned in the gastro-mode. Very well done. Very young staff who were attentive and interested. My risotto... More 

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Thank llo1846
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tried in vain to get a table on a Tues in late April without booking Pre-booked and went the next evening and had a really special meal. Relaxed vibe and food is of a high standard. The waitress with long blonde hair was very approachable despite being so busy, and answered questions about the menu choices. On her recommendation we... More 

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Thank Heeby-Jeebies
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had booked a table for 10 people on a Tuesday for my partners birthday on arrival I was moaned at because my pram brought a little bit of mud in to witch they tried telling me i had got black paint everywhere when the food was brought out they had not done one of the meals (my partners) it... More 

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3 Thank john c
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having eaten at this place before we walked down from the town to have a bit of lunch. The sun was out but it is still a bit fresh in the air. We had our dog with us so sat outside first and got some drinks and asked if we could sit in with the dog if it got too... More 

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3 Thank Libby S
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent pizzas and dessert. Good atmosphere. Service friendly if slightly vague. Dog friendly downstairs.

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Thank Adam H
England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Crabshell, situated on the quay at Kingsbridge, has been a favorite of mine for many years. It's also changed ownership a few times along the way - but always been really good. I had dinner there on Easter Sunday - and yet again - the Crabshell was a real hit with everyone. It's always nice to enjoy a delicious... More 

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Thank Sue_Walker
somerset
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch whilst visiting family in the area. The views from the upstairs restaurant were lovely but we thought the food average and rather expensive.

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5 Thank Hazelnut38
Stafford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shown to table upstairs there was table with no reserve also for six laid out near window. The new lights open bulbs were flickering so we asked to move. We booked at least a couple of months ahead but were told rudely by the male manager that it was already boooked months ahead. As we thought nobody took... More 

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7 Thank Abreakaway2
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family outing at one of our favourite venues didn't disappoint, although a little building work still carrying on. Good variety on the lunchtime menu, reasonably priced, the views are simply exceptional, and the staff ready to please...well worth a visit.

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Thank petershephard3
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab looking pub, starters were nice but two were finished by the time the last one arrived- which we had to ask for. Main course meals were really tasty (duck pizza was delicious) but the onion rings were missed off the burger. The service unfortunately let the evening down.. we had five different waitresses throughout the meal who were all... More 

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7 Thank lots2345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345

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