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Super friendly service. Smashing crabs. Literally. Decent wine. Lots of fresh fish choice on menu. The place has a fun feel to it, like an oversized, comfortable beach hut that happens to serve wonderful sea food. Right next to the water and Chesil Beach.
I was a bit disappointed when I first read the menu as I was just after good quality sea food and let the ingredients do the talking. The dishes were over engineered for my taste and very expensive. I think the cheapest main course was...More
Booked this by accident, mistaking it for somewhere else, but was pleasantly surprised.
The decor and furniture is quite rustic but the food was excellent. The menu is small but created each day based on what is available. As you can see from the photos...More
The crab house cafe had only just reopened from its Winter closure when we visited, but you would have never guessed it. The food here, as you would expect for its location, is predominantly seafood orientated, so if it's steak and chips you're looking for,...More
Visited various times during the summer of 2018 and over previous years. The oysters come from 50 yards outside the entrance and are the freshest in Dorset. The enormous crabs come from Weymouth Bay and are a meal in itself, get the whole one which...More
Oysters are amazing nice big and juicy
Freshest scallops and thank god with roe left on cooked to perfection.
Hake with mushrooms looks amazing and tasted great too best main of the day
Curry tasted amazing but plating could have been better for money looked...More
Popped into the Crab house the first time by accident and very glad we did !!! food very good service was good, Crab house Gin very very good !
During our time in Portland we visited this restaurant three times and all good, even when...More
During October we were down in Portland, thought we'd pop in to the Crab house Cafe as it looked interesting ! we were not wrong, from obviously crab, oysters, fish was really great. Oh if you go also have some of the Crab house Gin...More