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2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
+44 1903 215070
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dressed crab” (62 reviews)
“crab cakes” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here a few times now,always impressed y the atmosphere and the quality of the food. Living on the south coast, you'd think there would be an abundance of quality, funky seafood restaurants about. Crabshack hits the brief perfectly. The menu is fairly extensive, however...More

Thank Dannygee
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My daughter and I decided on an impromptu lunch on a lovely warm day. We managed to get a table outside & had the most delicious creamy mussels with perfect chips - the best mussels I’ve had outside of France. Sadly mussels are off now...More

Thank tinkytinx
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having not lived in Worthing for many years I turned to Trip Advisor when trying to find somewhere to book for taking my Dad out for Fathers Day. Crab Shack had many rave reviews and for a good reason! All the food we had was...More

Thank Chloe P
Reviewed yesterday

Great service and great food. Totally unpretentious, the food was nicely presented, very tasty and filling. Good and different selection of shellfish and fish. We'll come again.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a bit of research for a good fish restaurant for our trip to Worthing and my goodness this was incredible! We are the sharing platter for two, with the shrimp and cockle popcorn starter as a side and a litre of the house...More

Thank Mandy Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Outside and inside seating. All very casual. Great atmosphere, great music, great food. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Food was really interesting (good ideas) and super tasty. A proper seaside eatery. And Yay, you can take a dog if you sit outside (and behave)!

Thank Nautica49
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have such a pull to this place. Lynda, not forgetting Phil, Leah....the TT’s.....I/we had such a wonderful meal tonight. First evening off in ages (being a chef myself) and tonight we were served the most wonderful squid followed by posh fish and chips! Washed...More

Thank mazzamc01
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a treat ! Busy and lively atmosphere made this destination Fish restaurant a glorious find. Knowledgeable staff and attentive service we were not disappointed with our choices or the value. Compact menu of fishy delights, cool beers and choice of wines..... just what you...More

Thank Samalik2013
Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived there today just as they were opening at midday: just as well we did as after a while people were being turned away and told to return in an hour. Lots of folk had wisely pre-booked. We sat outside in the sunshine on benches...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back in the winter we were visiting Worthing and walking along the sea front and my wife saw this restaurant and as a lover of crab I thought one day we would return. Last week on a glorious summers midweek day we were back in...More

Thank Huggles2013
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11 June 2018|
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Response from fdbenke | Reviewed this property |
We saw quite a few children ther e when we went. Suppose it really depends on the time of day.
sharron w
24 October 2017|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
They're a very approachable bunch of people and I'm sure that even though the menu may not cover it they would accommodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 215070
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CrabShack is a laid-back seafood shack & beach bar. Our fish is caught between Newhaven and Bognor, the Crabs generally Hove and Chichester and the Mussels, mainly West Country. Lately our Oysters are Irish Rock. All our seafood is sourced locally via Fish (BNFS), in Hove Lagoon. Fully licensed, we have some great cocktails and genius wine choices.Our Ales are supplied by Shepherd and Neame, Englands oldest brewery, the ale goes great with our seafood. Our Wines are supplied via the Winehouse in Shoreham. We are a family business, owned and operated by two sisters in law, Lynda Racz Taylor & Sarah Tinker Taylor. Our Bar opening hours are 12pm till 11pm, Tuesday to Saturday, Sunday 12pm-7pm and are closed on Mondays. Our Kitchen hours are Tues-Sat 12-4pm and 5pm-9pm and Sunday 12pm to 4pm. We are located on the pedestrian end of East Beach Worthing, opposite Splashpoint and the Seafront, as you face the pier go left. CrabShack is also available for parties, or private hire events.There is public metered parking on the seafront, £1 per hour till 6 pm, then its free at night and on Sundays. CrabShack has its own dedicated Ice Cream Shack! serving great Ice creams and sorbets from MarshField Farm, real West Country Organic IceCreams!
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