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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Crabshack is a family owned and managed( two sisters in Sarah & Lynda ) seafood restaurant right on the seafront . We have a small but delicious menu with daily specials , all our food is fresh and made daily in house . Our fish is as much as possible sourced locally and caught between Newhaven and Bognor , our handpicked crabmeat is the very best from Devon and our shellfish is mainly from the West Country or Poole Harbour. We are fully licensed and have some great cocktails and wine choices , we have a lager , ale and cider on tap. Our opening hours are 12-9.00 Tuesday -Thursday /12-9.30 Friday and Saturday and 12-4.00 on Sundays . The kitchen closes daily between 4.00-5.00 and we are closed
US$7 - US$46
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

We were there for a Saturday lunch - the design of the restaurant, the materials and the feeling of the place is superb. Then the food arrives and it's spot on!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time visit today for lunch. I’d heard it was popular and although we hadn’t booked we arrived early enough to get a table. Really friendly staff, looks great inside and the food was fantastic. We had the platter for two which came with crab,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kano67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just the best seafood restaurant ever. Great quirky restaurant with a buzzing atmosphere. Friendly service and the fish plate is a must

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KatiebrightonSussex
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time visitors, made to feel so welcome, never had crab before, we were going to have two separate dishes, before staff suggestion of fish platter loads of choice fresh hot just delicious actually, went down really well fantastic value if anything too much, all...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank wholesale123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal will be back as soon as we can .Great value for your money .staff very helpfully. Food was first

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LoveTravel174216
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great place! During summer this is always rammed beyond belief so I walked by it about 50 times. Finally on a blustery January afternoon I walked by and there were tables. I had the best fish and chips in a VERY long time...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nemesisofpop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was brilliant, my wife and I had the platter which was very tasty and had loads of great fish on it. We then finished off with the brownie pudding with honeycomb which was absolutely delicious, the plate was almost licked clean.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bryans2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening. Have been to this gorgeous restaurant many times previously and it has been exceptional every time! Since the restaurant's refurb it has opened it up and the whole atmosphere is buzzing! The staff as always are chatty polite and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PennyW562
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cool and quirky interior, good service and consistently excellent food. Absolutely love this place. Can’t wait for the summer to sit outside!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my visit in March 2019. Came across this little gem whilst walking along the sea front and made an early evening bookng. Had the Fish Stew which was amazing, spicy tomatoe based sauce with fennel sauce with tons of prawns and mussels topped with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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17 September 2018|
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Response from AllisonBrett | Reviewed this property |
I think it varies according to what’s included, menu changes according to available ingredients
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23 July 2018|
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Response from PaulMint | Reviewed this property |
Yes, benches outside.
11 June 2018|
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Response from andydee2011 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely friendly to my 3 year old!
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