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Wells Crab House

38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
+44 1328 710456
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (135 reviews)
“crab” (114 reviews)
“lollipops” (11 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
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1 - 10 of 847 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful evening. A very welcoming atmosphere with friendly and well-trained staff. The food was delicious with many local ingredients used. Everything was well presented and the desserts were incredible. We will return.

Thank MrsJ63
Reviewed 3 days ago

My sister raves about this place & told us to pay a visit & say hello to the manager Kelly. Well we went on the last night of our holiday & had a splendid meal. Sea bass fillets & lobster linguine, all washed down with...More

Thank Celia B
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Celia and so pleased we lived up to expectations and you all had a thoroughy great time in our Restaurant.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Reserved a table for 4 guys taking a break from golf & travelling 1.5 hrs to get there, hoping for a delicious lunch on basis of TA reviews.Not disappointed - very friendly welcome & service with great fish menu, and we all enjoyed the superb...More

Thank njdb51
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Very pleased to hear that we made a long journey wonderful and you all enjoyed yourselves and thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 4 days ago

OK, so you like seafood, the Wells Crab House IS the place to head for. It looks nothing much from the outside, but the inside is light and airy and you are greeted by very warm and friendly staff who are keen to serve, knowledgeable...More

Thank RodBint
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So pleased you enjoyed the personal touch we like to add to our service and enjoyed a great selection of our dishes.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had tempura soft shell crab, followed by local skate wing in black butter and caper sauce. Both courses were magnificent - Kelly is always welcoming, the atmosphere is always convivial and the food never disappoints - fresh, innovative or simple and good, there is always...More

Thank Keith B
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Keith always a pleasure to see you and look after you and thank you for your lovely words, my team will be very pleased to hear.

Reviewed 6 days ago

All I can say is that this restaurant is a great place to eat even if when I mentioned to my sister "the crab house" she thought I said "the crack house", poor old dear needs a hearing aid. As everyone has said before you...More

Thank Ouzo-and-ice
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and really pleased that you all enjoyed the majority of your meals and we always deliver feedback to our chefs who genuinely care as like you saw we do too and have true passion for what we deliver. Sorry...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time of booking to the time we walked out of this restaurant I can only say ! Fabulous! We were in Wells for hubbies BD and normally eat in the Globe and Crown but booked this based on TA reviews and soooooooo glad...More

Thank YogaGirl10
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Yogagirl for your amazing review, it is always a pleasure to hear that our guests have enjoyed themselves and found everything we offer so satisfying. See you again soon and thank you again for reviewing us x

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in Wells whilst walking the Norfolk coast path, visiting different places to eat each night. This has to be one of the best! Wide ranging fish menu ( one or two alternatives for non fish eaters), prompt, careful service, all delivered with great attention...More

Thank Alison F
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow thank you!!! An honour to have such a heading and really pleased you love everything about our offering! See you soon x

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table in the afternoon for this very popular and busy restaurant by the harbor in Wells, we saw people being turned away at the door so it's well worth booking before heading here. The staff in this establishment are fantastic firstly the...More

Thank Paul C
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and really pleased you had a great time with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal here - we shared a seafood platter with some chips on the side (and a pudding!) and it was delicious and very good value. The staff are lovely - it is very well located and the menu really interesting as...More

Thank NewcastleSusieq
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed one of our great platters and found our offering so interesting whilst on holiday and thank you for mentioning our friendly service too!

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Cjdracing
Could I please ask if you have wheelchair access? We'd like to come on Mon 19th June for lunch?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Enquirer We have a ramp but unfortunately the other points are correct and are toilets have a step into them but their are public toilets on the car park opposite available that guests have used previously. We are I am... More
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Jasonvines77
Do you have to book on a Sunday for lunch ? ......
30 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Jason It is advisable and this weekend I only have 2.30 / 45 left for tables of 2 Regards Kelly
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Ouzo-and-ice
We will be visiting in June and will book nearer the time but would like to know if your potato chips are prepared from frozen or are freshly peeled and cut potatoes. It's a little touch that can make all the difference.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Our Handcut Chips are prepared from real potatoes on site and I agree so much tastier!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$44
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710456
  • E-mail
Description
A Seafood Restaurant open for lunch 12pm-2.30pm and evening meals 6-9pm with Sundays open 12-3pm. Newly refurbished.
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