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The Shack

9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
+44 1326 212800
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (100 reviews)
“crab” (148 reviews)
“chowder” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked a table here for dinner because we liked the look of it as a seafood restaurant. We received a nice welcome and were seated, I ordered wine and after scallops for starters my wife had the catch of the day and I had a...More

Thank pugilistic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the seafood platter here. Complete contrast to the average 'party bites' served up at another restaurant we visited earlier in the week. Cost a little bit more but was simply in a different league. Oysters, muscles in creamy garlic sauce, shell on prawns, squid,...More

Thank webme
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent sea food restaurant and very good service. Lovely to sit outside in the sun. Food was freshly cooked but without too long a wait. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal and I am a bit of a foodie.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us ate here to celebrate our last night of a week in Falmouth. Two of us had lobster and one had fish. The food was great and the prices reasonable; the staff was very nice; the setting was casual but nice. I recommend...More

Thank XwordMan51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily we managed to get a table without a booking and were not disappointed. Great friendly and efficient service. Get the seafood platter to share, well worth the money. Oysters, huge prawns, mussels, calamari, and a great dressed crab. Lovely little place - probably need...More

Thank bankiemac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly worth a visit. Variety of food and drink, including cocktails. You can sit inside or outside and watch the world go by!

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Falmouth for the weekend and found great reviews for The Shack on trip advisor. And they were defiantly not wrong! It was really easy to find and really cheap car park right next to the shack as well. Although...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Very Long time to wait for an average type of meal - waited 55 minutes for starters and another 1 hour for main courses and they were nothing special

Thank FatalCritique
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shack was recommended to us by several friends/family and we were certainly not even remotely disappointed. Service was both friendly and attentive and the seafood excellent. We opted for the shared Shack Stack (for 2) which is a medley of mussels; calamari; oysters; prawns;...More

Thank hugh2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Shack mainly for their cocktails (2 for 1 on Mondays). Very popular place. Menu is quite varied. I had a main course of mussels which was an enormous bowl full and they were all perfect and delicious.

Thank BeethovenMozartBudgi
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Is this restaurant dog friendly
29 December 2015|
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Response from Steff092 |
Unfortunately not, but your welcome to eat outside with dogs as there's plenty of seating (I work in the sister restaurant).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$41
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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 TR11 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 212800
  • E-mail
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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