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The Shack

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9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
+44 1326 212800
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. The service was brilliant and the food even more so! If you go here and don't have the shack stack you'll regret it.

Thank Alec B
Truro, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Never had a bad meal at this place. Although the prices can be a little high, the food is always delicious. My favourite has got to be the squid with homemade sweet chilli dip.

Thank shoniclaro
Reading, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place by accident, we were staying in north Cornwall and visited Falmoth for a change of scenery. The Shack is one of a group of 3 restaurants adjacent to each other. As we like sea food we were attracted by the special offer advertised outside. The food was great as was the service. We were not surprised... More 

Thank gordon m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A family visit and our first time at the shack. The service was excellent as was the food. Lobster, crab and other shellfish all cooked to perfection. This certainly will not be my last visit and I look forward to returning soon.

Thank Ianv38
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found on Trip Advisor & not disappointed, had lunch on a Monday & surprised how busy they were but their customer service was spot on, going out of their way to help. The food was amazing value, 2 courses for £12.50, all freshly prepared, lovely fish of the day with interesting veg & garlic butter, just couldn't fault, the drinks... More 

Thank angiehowden
Caterham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for a Friday night and it was everything good others had put on here. Good service and beautifully prepared fish dishes in a casual environment. Just myself and daughter, we both had the haddock and bacon chowder which was absolutely delish, then the Shack Stack which was a great way to taste lots of different dishes, including Oysters,... More 

Thank Nigel M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here whilst staying in Cornwall, two courses for £12 , i had the cheese wedge with cranberry sauce , and then fish chips and mushy peas and by husband had crispy squid followed by hake all cooked to perfection, there was a wait for tthe food to be cooked as they were very busy but we were... More 

Thank blodwynBristol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with family and had an amazing meal. We had preordered a lobster and crab and also ordered the speciality oysters in Guinness reduction which were amazing, the seafood platter for two which came with a bit of everything and 1kg of this mussels. With everything in the middle we all shared and had a wonderful evening. The seafood... More 

Thank Tothe M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived very late.. half hour before the kitchen closed and service was a little slow at first.. no one to seat us and slow at taking our order.. we were told by another couple that service was terrible and we were just considering leaving when the waitress turned up.. good thing we did as the food was amazing.. we asked... More 

Thank monkeygirl66
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow...we wanted to try some local fish and a local restaurant and this was fantastic. If you want lobster-you must call 24 hours in advance. I had a haddock and it was just delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 41
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3XP, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 212800
Welcome to The Shack - a rustic shellfish bar in bustling Events Square, Falmouth, where the food is always fresh!

Relaxed dining in an unrivalled atmosphere - with the focus on sparklingly fresh, local seafood. The idea is simple: sociable food and a fun, hands-on approach to shellfish.

We've got something for everyone, from shellfish of every variety to fish of the day, steak, vegetarian options and a children's menu.

Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

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