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Wells Crab House

38-40 Freeman Street | Opposite Stearman's Yard Carpark, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
+44 1328 710456
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (193 reviews)
“crab” (154 reviews)
“lollipops” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
38-40 Freeman Street | Opposite Stearman's Yard Carpark, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived just after it opened and were lucky to get in, any later and it was fully booked. Excellent service, polite, efficient, without being overbearing. Great menu and look out for the specials. Its the sort of restaurant you could try something different every...More

Thank L W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic experience in all aspects of eating here; food, atmosphere and service were great. It lived up to my hopes and then some. From the outside it just looks like a random cafe but the professionalism of the service from the front of...More

Thank Mark S
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Mark! We are so pleased you ventured in and found us to be a great little gem on the inside in all areas and look forward to welcoming you back again x

Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove here 50 miles on a recommendation of a friend purely to have lunch. Tip... When making the reservation I was advised to allow plenty of time to find a parking space as this can be limited. Arrived early but seated immediately. Service was...More

Thank Bucketlist_mission66
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow thank you for driving such a distance to come and see us and we are so pleased you had and enjoyed our Big one! It certainly is incredible x

Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate at the crab house last night sat 16th September After making a mistake with our reservation time we were still accommodated the meal itself was one of the best we’ve had and the service was impeccable,the waitress broke open my wife’s huge lobster claw...More

Thank bobphil1304
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you x So glad you enjoyed some of our great local Seafood and our pleasure to accommodate you around a small hiccup so that you can enjoy a great evening. It was a pleasure to look after you x

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just had an amazing lunch at wells crab house! The food is amazing, the sharing platters are delicious. The oysters were the best I’ve had. The staff were friendly and attentive, and helped with cracking the lobsters claws! We were very impressed with the lovely...More

Thank charlotten823
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much and was a treat to see you after years away from the Crown and having such a lovely girly afternoon x

Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to the Crab House will provide lovers of fish and seafood with much to enjoy - an intimate dining space with a relaxed ambience ,friendly staff and an excellent menu at reasonable prices .We much enjoyed our starters - scallops and burritos -...More

Thank barry23
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Barry for your review and we are very sorry that we failed to fully impress you on this visit. As you saw from our genuine concern about your unlike of our dishes, we work hard to maintain customer care and hope that we...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is a little gem! The menu is extensive for fish and seafood lovers! Great choice and excellent value for money. I had seafood chowder it was lovely and tasty, my husband had scallops again lovely. Both of us had the monkfish which was...More

Thank LVG40
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review. We are touched by your wonderful response to every thing you ate and drank and look forward to welcoming you back x

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were visiting wells on holiday and came out to eat for our wedding anniversary. My wife loves seafood, crab and lobster in particular. having scanned the menu and previous reviews I opted to go here as a treat for us for our anniversary. We...More

Thank David S
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

That's wonderful and happy Anniversary, so pleased we helped make a great day even more memorable x

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for 2 for dinner. Very nice decor and atmosphere inside with friendly staff. The food was excellent - had Scallops and crispy chorizo with pea puree for starters and then shared the crab platter.the desserts looked nice as well however we were...More

Thank MayM89
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So lovely you had a great experience and loved our platters...hopefully you have room next time x

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On the evening we visited Wells Crab House the small town was bustling with people and there were long queues outside the fish and chips shops. Thankfully we'd made a reservation at Wells Crab House and after our meal we could see why it's popular....More

Thank linda009
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and we are very pleased you loved our food. We have fully renovated our whole restaurant and used fabric as much as possible to soak up the lively noise that you would have been part off as we do get...More

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FOGGYNotts
19 August 2018|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Sorry we do not do a takeaway service I am afraid x
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Helen T
9 August 2018|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Helen We do not have a car park but opposite there is a very large car park but fills up by 11am at least. There is a holkham one just down the road also Kelly
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langs3
6 June 2018|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Lang However you feel comfortable xxx Looking forward to looking after you Kelly x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$92
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Freeman Street | Opposite Stearman's Yard Carpark, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710456
  • E-mail
Description
A Seafood Restaurant open for lunch 12pm-2.30pm and evening meals 6-9pm with Sundays open 12-3pm. Seasonal dishes , Local Seafood and Platters to Share. I am afraid we are not dog friendly.
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