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The Wheel House

Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (155 reviews)
“prawns” (231 reviews)
“crab” (179 reviews)
All hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

If you are in Cornwall, do not miss out the Wheel House. This restaurant serves only shellfish of the day (usually crabs, mussels, prawns, scallops, and, in winter, oysters). A number of sides are available, as well as wine, beer and soft drinks. The prices...More

2  Thank lion26b
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Simply a fantastic place to spend time with your loved one whilst eating amazing seafood. I highly recommend it!

3  Thank JoPochetti
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I suppose if it weren't for Tripadvisor, this would be a place strictly for those in the know - off the main strip, not heavily advertised, we were recommended to this place by our hosts for the best shellfish in town. It did not disappoint....More

2  Thank AsaJ545
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Whilst on holiday just had to eat here based on TA member's reviews unpretentious surroundings, fantastic fresh seafood with very friendly service - seafood at its best (note cash only) thoroughly deserves its reputation - there seemed to be 2 sittings one at 6pm and...More

3  Thank avro10
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

This is our second visit to this wonderful place and were not left disappointed. This time we brought some friends and were so pleased they were as impressed with this place as we were. Thank you again for a wonderful meal. We shall see you...More

1  Thank nao2004
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Visited 23rd May with my Wife and Daughter and enjoyed it so much we done something we never do and went back two days later on the 25th. On both occasions the three of us said how much we enjoyed the food. Myself and my...More

1  Thank Malmag02
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Don't go if you don't like shellfish, don't go if you want top class service...and if you want to go, book well in advance or you'll never get a table. This place is just wonderful. It has great food and incredible atmosphere, lovely staff and...More

1  Thank LSHolman
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Have been here several times as part a a work course in Falmouth many times . Can really be summed up in one word SUPERB !! The freshest assortment of seafood I've ever eaten anywhere . Always fully booked and the service is always great....More

1  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Luv the food, luv the staff, luv the atmosphere. What else is there to say. This is a great set up with fantastic seafood. Probably the best crab I have tasted including in the U.S! Tina who looks after the place has created a great...More

2  Thank Bombadil77
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent food for fish lovers. Fabulous sauces also to compliment the fish. Be prepared to get messy and tuck in. Very reasonable prices. The restaurant has a great ambiance do not miss. Book early to avoid disappointment.

1  Thank trolley-dolly1959
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Tony B
How do we book a table for 2 for 6PM Saturday 27th May. ? When is best time to phone for a booking ?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
You will probably need to leave a message. They are very efficient at getting back to you. They are open Wednesday to Saturday after 6 pm. Good luck.
Hi, there is four of us wishing to come to your restaurant however one person doesn't eat seafood. Can you tell me what options would there be for him, if any?
5 May 2017|
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Response from dean h | Reviewed this property |
Fresh cut bread and chips, everything else is shellfish but the restaraunt is fantastic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 318050
  • E-mail
Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
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