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Crabshakk

#67 of 1,916 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Anderston
Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish
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1114 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8TD, Scotland
+44 141 334 6127
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12:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my husband on Saturday for lunch and once again it was totally outstanding. We share scallops to begin with along with garlic bread which is to die for . I then had monkfish with a slightly curried cous cous with chickpeas- fantastic . My husband had octopus with a bean salad which he assured me was brilliant. We... More 

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Thank Carol W
Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had not booked a table, so sat at the bar, which was actually fab because we had one of the best informal lunches of all time. My partner and I ate mussels, crab claws, frites and a bottle of Muscadet. It really ended up being rather special and the staff were so friendly. I will definitely be returning with... More 

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Thank dunnj122016
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First, the staff could not have been friendlier or more attentive. Great service. Second, the oysters were delicious and so briskly fresh. Amazing. Unfortunately, the rest of the meal was so so. Maybe I didnt order the right dishes. The scallops and anchovies were just ok as were the crab claws. Regardless, their service and oysters were quite excellent.

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Thank James A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here for the first time. 4 starters from the specials board All excellent Well prepared and presented by the chef Staff very pleasant and attentive

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Thank Kenny G
Glasgow
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Something a bit different for the seafood lover, with a nice range of menu, including crab. I have been here half a dozen times and never had a bad meal, only downside is that the place is a bit small and can feel cramped, and can get very warm in the summer, or very cold if you have a table... More 

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Thank blairk2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time I've been here since it opened, for some reason we always ended up elsewhere, probably due to how busy you were! What can I say, since the tones of Bowie hit our ears on entering and the smell of Queenies getting fried we knew it'd be a treat. We had mussels and squid to start then sole and... More 

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Thank ChrisMears2014
Gloucestershire
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service great atmosphere and delicious seafood. We had the scallops and anchovies, mussels and fish and chips. Beautifully cooked and presented.

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Thank Mini31
Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Crabshakk as a group of 9 for a pre concert meal. We had read the reviews and as we are all seafood lovers we were not disappointed. The main menu is great but when the specials board was brought out it took it to another level Highlights- Monkfish cheek scampi, the crab claws, Charred octopus and... More 

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Thank John R
Deanshanger, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Buzzing atmosphere; well-prepared fresh seafood. Plenty of choices from the printed & specials menus. Crowded as this is a small establishment, but attentive service from pleasant staff.

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Thank oupa
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

All in all food was delicious, however very pricey for the portion size you get! Scallops and lobster were excellent. Cannot fault staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8TD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Anderston
  • Neighbourhood: Anderston
  • Phone Number: +44 141 334 6127

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