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The Crabshell Inn

Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 1548 852345
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (210 reviews)
“mussels” (42 reviews)
“fish” (54 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had reserved a table for a family meal on a Saturday night. The table was perfect, we couldn't fault that. However, not once did I see the waitress crack a smile while she was serving us. We waited 45 minutes between our starter and...More

1  Thank L G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my partner to the Crabshell restaurant for a birthday meal. The online booking form didn't work so had to book by phone. The restaurant was pretty well empty when we arrived, just 2 other tables with diners, but we were still given a small...More

1  Thank queenelly895
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great location and very plesant surroundings but drinks are eyewateringly expensive, £6 and change for a medium house shiraz. I enjoyed the view and surroundings but will not be venturing back anytime soon

Thank bobseastendcafe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for a Saturday afternoon meal,. We expected a reduced menu but full menu on offer, we had thought that it would be an expensive but we all thought that the portion size compared to the price was excellent. The food was...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we haven't been here in a while but what a transformation! Added outside space, a deli counter, a great space upstairs. Love love love it here! Don't miss this place out if you are in Devon

Thank Jencheltenham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for dinner were no tables in the restaurant but we got told we could sit in deli bit so we sat down and ordered well I wish we hadn’t bothered ordering ! A few family’s came in together with loads of little kids...More

4  Thank Anna L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are yearly visitors to the crab shell usually in may/June but a break in October was a chance to see a family favourite out off season so to speak .It didn't let us down service was impeccable food was superb

Thank dognobbler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch today but I can't say that I would go back. Ordered some drinks and asked for the menu as we were sat outside. Wouldn't accept an "old" £1 coin as part payment for my drinks even they are still (at the...More

2  Thank Pete J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED this place - so brilliant! A wonderful welcome at the door from a chap who made us feel so welcome - Rhys, I think? Throughout the evening he couldn't have been more friendly and helpful either. Went to the bar - served by a...More

Thank Lordylordy50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always a worry when you are booking a table for family you don't see very often so I found myself reading reviews and this looked like the ideal choice for an evening meal with my octogenarian uncle and aunt that I only see once...More

Thank Buckko
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345
  • E-mail
The CRABSHELL INN is gloriously situated on the quayside in Kingsbridge and with its south westerly aspect basks in the sun all day. The Crabshell is gaining a fine reputation as an eatery of distinction with an increasingly acclaimed menu. The Inn is “child friendly” and children of all ages are very welcome…
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