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Crab Shack on the beach

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Back Beach 3 Queen Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
+44 1626 777956
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

And you wouldn't believe they had been shut. The service was great and the food fresh and perfect. We had the crab claw bucket and the seafood platter between 4 of us. Worth every penny. The restaurant is intimate and the service good. The food though, is why we come. The fresh seafood is to die for. They are so... More 

Thank chinashaw
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic fresh seafood and fish available at the restaurant or to take away -crab sandwiches are a must for lunch! - excellent surroundings and service. .

Thank thewellys
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely delightful food...... so much choice (difficult decisions to be made).... The staff are friendly, fun & nothing is too much effort.... The "Crab Shack" is a must.... just remember to make a reservation....

Thank Louise A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful evening meal.. fresh fish and such a variety! A definite must for fish lovers! Great ambience and brilliant service, definitely recommend! (But book in advance so as not to be disaapointed)

Thank Emily S
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best place in Teignmouth for a relaxed, superb, meal. Beautiful scenery, unbeatable food and excellent service. A pleasure to visit.

Thank Eve T
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

my first visit to the crab shack was excellant this my second vist was just as good if not better will always recomend crab shack for great sea food and friendly service

Thank kimbers60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are always friendly and knowledgeable Locally sourced seafood always fresh Generous portions We ate crab and red mullet which was cooked to perfection Good things don't come cheap I've eaten here several times It's hard to get a table so best book in advance

Thank James W
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, amazing food and amazing wine. We already can't wait to return here, can be hard to get a table but you can see why. So good to have a decent place to eat in teignmouth! Highly recommend it.

Thank Bobbybrown2007
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most excellant fish restaurant I have ever eaten in. The service was excempilary. The fish ? Anything you want. Lobster, crab, king prawns many varieties of fish. All caught by thier own boat, the same day. Book early otherwise you will be disappointed.

Thank Anne W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We plan to return this February when we will be in Dorset. But we remember this meal as being exceptional not only for the food (the bucket of enormous, fabulous, crab claws) but the staff. We had booked, but turned up a day early - senior moment(s)! The restaurant was full but the lovely lady front of house said that... More 

Thank gaymaria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Beach 3 Queen Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Teignmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 777956
We are a family of commercial fisherman with two working fishing boats. The Crab Shack is a small restaurant on the back beach in Teignmouth where we serve fresh seafood.

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