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The Crabshell Inn

Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 1548 852345
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (209 reviews)
“mussels” (46 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 864 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Crabshell is favoured by the locals, especially for its pizzas. Enough said? We tried to get in on spec our first night in Kingsbridge - packed out, and no table for at least an hour. Sunday was booked, so we dined Monday night. The...More

1  Thank gl8246
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub in a great location on the river. Beer was good and food nice as well. We were a bit disappointed in the lack.of fish on the menu. Ran out of scallops just crab pasta, mussels and fish and chips. Need...More

Thank VickyA7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We called in for a late lunch yesterday and we're impressed from the start friendly staff, lovely position on the estuary. Well conditioned ale, along with a very nice white Rioja. The scallops to start were cooked perfectly and the crab tagliatelle as well as...More

Thank Marlerboy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Booking advisable for weekends. Car parking tight but fine. Nice views over the estuary - particularly at sunset. Friendly staff. Upstairs indoor dining with protected open air balcony. Downstairs bar area and outside picnic tables. Had the sharing platter for two - which could have...More

Thank PHEL56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The weather was warm enough to sit outside, however it is pizzas or deli. We just about got a table as we had dogs, which aren't allowed upstairs even outside. So eat outside and restricted menu. Having said that, the pizzas were very nice, the...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice to find a place with welcoming, helpful and informative staff. From beginning to end our experience of the Crabshell Inn was first class. Found by accident on a late summer walk in the area, we would certainly recommend this restaurant, especially with it's...More

Thank One-Gerry-G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there last summer for a drink. When my friend and I ordered, the woman with long blonde hair was really she is rather arrogant. I enjoyed the drink to cool off, as it was hot. I wouldn't reccommend it!!

3  Thank mikesinnottbella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with the family after heading down on the boat and was not disappointed whether it's for just pizza or a full meal you will not be disappointed the service was great the food was amazing and the setting perfect. It also the little...More

Thank simon h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would agree with others on here that The Crabshell have lost their way a little. Many people unsure of where they are allowed to sit depending on what menu they would like to have, staff are polite but often not enough on duty and can...More

2  Thank Devoncouple123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the Kingsbridge Estuary with car Parking. Bench seating at waters edge and a covered collonade with seating against the building face. A roof terrace to enjoy evening sunset drinks too. There is a separate bar and adjacent restaurant tables at ground and first floor...More

Thank Ian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345
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Description
The CRABSHELL INN is gloriously situated on the quayside in Kingsbridge and with its south westerly aspect basks in the sun all day. The Crabshell is gaining a fine reputation as an eatery of distinction with an increasingly acclaimed menu. The Inn is “child friendly” and children of all ages are very welcome…
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