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Falmouth Shell bar

27 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JE, England
+44 1326 210128
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (22 reviews)
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
“tagine” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
27 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JE, England
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had crab, which was lovely, and my partner had the surf and turf. The steak was really good, but the lobster element was overcooked and very rubbery. A real shame. Also, they served the crab on a wooden board with a salad alongside it...More

Thank LilyRosePig
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review we're sorry your lobster was over cooked, it must have been a mistake on the chefs part , but glad the steak and prawn and crab were enjoyed, the crabs are very messy , we always serve them on boards and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good selection of food and drink great service well presented plates of food staff are helpfull and always on hand.would recomend

Thank stewart m
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for they review , we're all glad you enjoyed yourselves and liked our food and staff were friendly !

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very good food top marks.. What else can one say, good fresh fish perfect. Staff really helpful good location on the main street through town. We'll visit again next time we are down in Falmouth......

Thank isitthishard
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks very much for writing a very nice review! We're really pleased you had a enjoyable evening and look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 19 October 2017

The seafood was amazing and cooked to perfection. Staff polite and efficient, would not hesitate to return

Thank Peter E
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thankyou! What a nice review happy you enjoyed yourselves 🌞

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Omg, just what we were looking for, raining wet and miserable we stumbled on to this oasis on a bleak day ! We were greeted by lovely staff and then treated to one of our most memorable holiday meals, prawns, scallops fish in batter all...More

Thank Annie S
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're very happy you enjoyed your meal and service,and thanks a lot for your review!

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant friendly attentive staff, great food to suit all palates 2 courses for £12.75 a great option, great choice of cocktails and did I mention great service from lovely staff, shame we live so far away....

1  Thank Cheltenhamvisitor
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review it's very of you to take the time 😊

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

6 family members turned up in Falmouth in the middle of August without a reservation; not the greatest start to a night out! The situation gets worse as none of us know Falmouth, we have a VERY fussy daughter and her grandfather should have had...More

Thank Benedict R
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thankyou very much for your review and taking time to write such a detailed one , and we're glad we managed to have something for all your family! We're lucky to have very friendly staff here working ,and never have to remind them of this...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Went here for an evening meal, unable to get in at first as restaurant was fully booked however staff managed to book us in an for hour later as we didn't mind waiting. Lovely cocktail and the food was great. We ordered the seafood platter...More

Thank lucy1139
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thankyou for your review, we are all very happy you enjoyed yourselves , it really nice to hear .

Reviewed 31 August 2017

We wanted an early dinner but most dinner places in Cornwall are not open until after 6pm - we lucked out with this restaurant that was open all day and would serve us dinner at 5pm! We had delicious local seafood, great service, probably because...More

Thank Ann T
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks very much for comming ! Yes we open a little early as not many places open at 4 Thankyou

Reviewed 27 August 2017

My wife was looking for a restaurant that served Crab and was not disappointed by her experience in the Shell Bar - nor was I. We both had the Crab which was accompanied by a fresh salad and sourdough bread covered in crab meat. It...More

Thank Kolimpia
becky b, Owner at Falmouth Shell bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thankyou very much for you lovely review, hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JE, England (Formerly Cubanas Restaurant and Cocktail Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 210128
Description
The Shell Bar serves fresh seafood and tiki cocktails, We have space for over 50 people seated ,you are also welcome To come in for just drinks too .
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