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The Crabshell Inn

The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 1548 852345
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (246 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dog friendly (out side). You have to order drinks separately from food. No waitress service for drinks. No tab for outside tables,l. Staff were initially a little sniffy (teens the lot of um) but in the end the service was ok. Pizza was very good...More

1  Thank Owen O
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent every evening for a week in the Crabshell Inn because the weather was fantastic for sitting outside next to the creak and because the people who frequented the place were far more interesting than anywhere else in Kingsbridge

Thank colinhS8900ZG
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to come here on a Saturday evening. When we arrived and were taken upstairs to our table, we waited a while before anyone came to take our drinks order. When I went over to the bar to see what other drinks they had...More

1  Thank chloe w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a perfect setting for this restaurant. Right by the water, though you might want to check tide times as our local guide advised that at low water it can be a little fragrant in the area. We went at high tide and it was...More

1  Thank cmasb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop for a spot of lunch and is on the river estuary. We have been many times while on holiday. They have a great deli counter with a good choice of salads ( pasta, cous cous, vegetables etc) and...More

1  Thank ChesterfieldFletch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous sharing platter - really fresh seafood and great value. Service exemplary and wonderful views across the estuary. Lucky to live so close and highly recommended.

Thank lucyusher1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for an evening meal with my wife and 4yo son. We shared a Pizza, Garlic Prawns and Fries with Lobster butter, whilst the boy devoured fish and chips. The food is absolutely delicious, and a very well stocked bar. Sitting directly on the...More

Thank DragonInLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked out the top of the Crabshell for a celebration meal recently. I booked far in advance and they were very accommodating and had a great system for handling such a large group - put other orders on hold and serving us in 4...More

Thank Lovelylaura66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in late one afternoon, killing time before collecting our daughters friend. So decided we would have a quick drink in the sun, mistake taking our daughter as we had to order pizza. It's was delicious. Quick and friendly service. Even a seagull came for...More

Thank tiggi65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked same day with no fuss. Turned up a bit early and table was ready. Nice outlook upstairs and outside. Food good. Drinks good. Service was a little slow, but it was Saturday and the team were doing their best. Would go back

Thank Neil S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crabshell Inn Embankment Road | The Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345
  • E-mail
The CRABSHELL INN is gloriously situated on the quayside in Kingsbridge and with its south westerly aspect basks in the sun all day. The Crabshell is gaining a fine reputation as an eatery of distinction with an increasingly acclaimed menu. The Inn is “child friendly” and children of all ages are very welcome…
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