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The Wheel House

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Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked in advance for this popular venue Customer service from booking, confirmation text, and service was outstanding I have never been before but heard nothing but good things and i can see why We had the works, oysters, scallops, shell on prawns and lobster. Everything was beautiful. Felt very special and looked after from all the staff and would recommend... More 

2 Thank ann s
Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food which is well presented, lovely staff and great atmosphere for groups or couples. Three course set menus are particularly good value.

2 Thank CrftyPam1
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a fun evening, and worth the persistence to get a booking. It's worth it. Excellent and straight forward food and no chance of going away hungry. No fuss atmosphere but friendly staff. Fresh food, expertly cooked. If you can't get to speak with someone do leave a message.

Thank Chris P
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic find. Hidden in a small street in the centre of Falmouth. Service excellent and the food is heavenly. Menu is small and dictated by what is freshly landed that day. Book well in advance and get an early sitting as once it's sold there is no more that day. We had scallops to start which were to die for... More 

1 Thank 434tony
Rome, Italy
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six friends. All love seafood. Just the best place to eat I've even been. Lose all the posh affectations and break out the old cutlery, mismatched plates and get out the kitchen roll. Scallops, prawns and mussels cooked two ways. Whole crabs and lobsters on a lovely scrubbed down table. Seafood extravaganza guided by the best waitresses. Service outstanding. Wine... More 

1 Thank meribel1
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden just off the highstreet of Falmouth, this little restaurant is famous among locals for its super-fresh menu of locally caught shellfish. The restaurant itself is a very cosy, windowless little room, decorated with an eclectic mix of fabrics and ornaments (trust me it works). Tables are quite tightly squeezed in, but this all adds to the slightly chaotic charm... More 

1 Thank Mrjonnygreen
Lyon, France
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is small but full even on a raining Wednesday night in November! The menu is short but perfect. The scallops in particular are just amazing! The prices are very reasonable for fresh seafood. The team is very friendly, always happy to help or give advice. The wines are also very nice. The muscadet is perfect to go with... More 

1 Thank carolel459
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd not visited a shellfish only restaurant before and when we arrived any preconceived ideas were quickly abandoned. The restaurant itself is small and eclectically decorated and if you fancy it you can wear one of the costume hats! Very confident and friendly staff sit with you and guide you through the options available, but we then needed a bit... More 

1 Thank Ozzyoscar1
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very few places deserve a 5 but this place certainly does with bells and whistles. The eclectic restaurant is an absolute find. Tina and her dedicated team serve up local shell fish in simple but hugely tasty dishes in an ambience that is warm friendly and welcoming. We will certainly be back and highly recommend to lovers of shell fish.

1 Thank Louise P
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A welcoming venue with a reasonable range of dis-hes on offer. There is the choice of eating inside or out looking over the harbour. Friendly staff and good service--------------------. well worth a visit for lunch or evening meal

2 Thank Phillip D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?