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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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“crab” (238 reviews)
“seafood” (91 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (24 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Gould Road | The Fish Quay, Salcombe TQ8 8DU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a gorgeous meal, packed with scrumptious fresh crab, scallops and prawns! The service was fab, the atmosphere was fab, the food was sublime! Where other restaurants we used to visit have in our opinion gone down in quality and service, this is a...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 6 days ago

On our annual visit to Salcombe this was our first visit to The Crab Shed. Situated on the water,it was a really nice setting and a very relaxed place. We all had Crab,Prawns,Scallops and 2 shared the Fruit de Mare ,hot starter and a huge...More

Thank davidgibbs583
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic seafood experience. The two of us had no expectations but were really pleased with the visit. The sea food was fresh and really well prepared despite the small kitchen and single handed chief. Service was great, personal and friendly. Our muscles starter,...More

Thank gnsinspire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the fruit de Mur set menu. This is a seafood feast and has to be tried to be appreciated. Amazing food, friendly service. Def go again

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always fancied visiting the crab shed when in Salcombe and finally made it this trip, it was brilliant ! This is a great friendly place and if you love seafood like me you will be in for a real treat ! I had the the...More

Thank Johnnie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only in Salcombe could you find first rate seafood served up in a car park! Often booked out months in advance, you can get a table on the non-bookable outdoor balcony area - and you won’t regret it!

Thank andrewcW6133OZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very lucky to get a table on a Saturday evening. We ordered crab bisque and muscles for starters followed by the whole dressed crab and crab linguine. It was all absolutely delicious. The restaurant is cosy and casual and the staff were all...More

Thank Aoife W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high expectations and my crab salad was good but pricey. My daughter ordered modules mariner which were not hot and had to be sent back. We had trouble getting a second bottle of wine and our table was not cleared after we had...More

1  Thank hcw777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thinking of trying somewhere new? Look no further as this is the place. Out walking whilst on holiday we came across the crab shed. Not realising it was a restaurant until up close we decided to come back for a meal that same evening. We...More

1  Thank originalfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow - what a gorgeous bouillabaisse! Fantastic depth of flavour and beautiful fresh fish. Lovely service too.

Thank GlobeTrotting785976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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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