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The Wheel House

Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (168 reviews)
“prawns” (249 reviews)
“crab” (193 reviews)
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My title speaks for itself but beyond the food, the staff were incredible. From explaining the different options on the menu to their passion about Falmouth and the sea it was an incredible experience. Make sure you book in advance and bring cash!

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit and cannot wait to return. Super seafood food, lovely staff & a very nice atmosphere make this a great special place to visit. Worth the wait to book a table.

1  Thank Elaine01202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been wanting to visit the Wheel House for ages, but never planned far enough in advance to book it! My boyfriend managed to get a last minute reservation for my birthday after his original plans fell through due to the snow! The menu...More

1  Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably the best seafood restaurant in town. The simplicity of the menu, the relaxed but knowledgeable attitude of the serving staff and the inexpensive price of the wine made this a night to remember....and be repeated!

1  Thank CyprianH629
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a perfect evening here. The food and atmosphere were sublime. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the food was gorgeous. I loved the quirky decor and the intimate, relaxed and cosy setting. Was the perfect way to celebrate my birthday and...More

3  Thank Becky G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly cooked shelfish, warm atmosphere, great customer service and value for quality and quantity. Need to book in advance (or be lucky like us) and have cash with you. Thanks and hopefully see you soon!

2  Thank konstantinos286
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely night at the Wheel house this week. My husband had been 3 times during a stay for a sailing event and was very keen to go back again. We loved it! But do be aware of what is being offered: The...More

3  Thank Jane J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great restaurant with friendly staff. book early and arrive early. they dont have an unlimited supply so once they have cooked the last xl spider crab thats it. both lobsters went during the first sitting. thai mussels to die for. all of it fantastically cooked...More

1  Thank jonandritas007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had the most amazing meal at the Wheelhouse. The staff are so friendly and really know there stuff. If you like shellfish you’ll truly love this place. We ordered spider crab, scallops, mussels and prawns all available in different sauces all...More

Thank Duncan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a fun place to eat top quality shellfish. There is no menu but consists of whatever is freshly landed that day. The atmosphere is informal and buzzing and the staff all seem to genuinely love what they do. There were four of...More

Thank Gill A
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23 February 2018|
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Response from Revilopoli | Reviewed this property |
Hi. My girlfriend went to uni in Falmouth and her first question when I asked her this was "how far in advance are they calling"? The Wheelhouse is usually fully booked up 2, 3 or even 4 weeks in advance, so I wonder if... More
Alexandra H
10 January 2018|
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Response from Besidetheseasidepa | Reviewed this property |
Email Tina. They get booked up months ahead so good luck
Robert S
20 October 2017|
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Response from hoppy65 | Reviewed this property |
Licensed for boozies,do great vinos,beers spirits etc.No need to bring your own.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 318050
Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
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