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The Crab Shed

Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
+44 1548 844280
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (95 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited to go to the Crab Shed after reading the great reviews and checked on website and Trip Adviser for opening times, which said ‘open now’. Travelled to Salcombe, walked a rather long way to find the restaurant only to find a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank annie284
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little restaurant with a lovely chilled atmosphere. My girlfriend had mussels which she said were excellent. I had scallops and lobster which were both fantaastic Highly recommended and we will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mattyb04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When ever we are on holiday in the area we always take a day out to enjoy Salcombe and this time was no exception. After the fiasco of parking (don't bother trying any of the harbour car parks, opt for the 'walk & ride' at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MissRubyJewels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cosy little restaurant, with a good selection of fresh seafood dishes. I would most certainly go again if I am back in Salcombe. I would highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gary F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously good, fresh seafood and really friendly staff. Lively location right on the dock at Salcombe. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RobTwigg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome on a wonderful sunny autumn day. We visited in the last day our Honeymoon in Salcombe and were treated to a very tasty and well prepared meal of wonderfully fresh seafood.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JulieJS
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Has been there on the quay for some years. Have never heard anything said but good. I myself have been several times. Always fresh fish and plenty of choice.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rogersthedodger
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Loved this place but only if you like fish as nothing for any one that doesn’t . Service was fantastic as was the food. Seafood heaven in a little gem of a place and will definitely return

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jandi1971
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We have tried to eat here before but it has always been full. Now we know why. Excellent food and service. Fresh local seafood and fish which is beautifully prepared and cooked. The fresh hand picked crab was excellent, the king prawns large and sweet,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank deanh206
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Having read the good reviews and seen that it was by the waters edge, decided that this would be the perfect place for our anniversary lunch. Tried to book several times by phone, left messages but no one called back. So we went to the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank deborahj678
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 844280
  • E-mail
Voted "Best Restaurant 2015" by Food & Drink Devon. The Crab Shed is a new waterside seafood restaurant near The Fish Quay in the heart of Salcombe, Devon. Our restaurant sits alongside our very own Crab Factory where we produce 100% hand-picked crab meat, crab cakes and crab stock for our bisque and sauces. All our fish arrives daily from sustainable stocks from "Day Boats" that land to local Fish Markets, mainly Plymouth and Salcombe.
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