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The Crabshell Inn

Certificate of Excellence
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Enbankment road, Kingsbridge, England
+44 1548 852345
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A group of us down for the week in Bigbury had been recommended the Crabshell. Very buzzy bar area with a good mix of locals and visitors. Great wine selection including magnums of some of the more popular types. Local mussels and other dishes all very well presented with a good choice of sides. Posh fish and chips is excellent... More 

Thank steviebaby100
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, the fish was perfectly cooked, and a generous portion. Great service. We will definitely be back

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Thank Maggie S
Berkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious pizza, nicely presented, quick service for our lunch time meal and very helpful, friendly service. Have only tried the pizzas but other dishes looked nice.

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Thank katebM5053KF
Dorset, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Limited choice but freshly cooked and beautifully presented. Relaxed shabby chic atmosphere. Lovely estuary location. Busy at weekends in summer.

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Thank Liz G
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here on a busy Friday night. Maitre'd offered a warm, cheery welcome. Restaurant was very busy, a bit noisy but filled with families and friends enjoying their evening. Other people at table ordered fish & chips and burgers and were very pleased with their meals. I ordered a pizza. Unfortunately it was swimming in pools of oil which sat... More 

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a short winter break in Kingsbridge we had lunch at the Crabshell Inn, this was following a recommendation that they did a great crab sandwich. I can confirm they do as good a crab sandwich that you will find in Devon All the ingredients were fresh and of top quality and very well put together. It came with a... More 

Thank Paulfenton
Wimbledon, London
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had a few fantastic visits here. Some of the best pizzas in the area - the Go Figa is a must! - an incredible crab sandwich and a constantly varied menu. Always, always excellent!! The atmosphere inside is warm and welcoming, though even better outside out on the estuary - views to die for!! If you're within 100 miles... More 

Thank Lordylordy50
Cornwall -England
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off at the Crabshell and both chose the crab sandwich ......we must say this was the best crab sandwich we have ever had.......and we come from Cornwall !! Just hoping when we return it will be as good.......thanking you.....keep up the good work!

Thank Englishweekenders
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This canteen style eatery has everything you need for all the family. Fine selection on the menu for meals large or small. A true something for everyone. The fresh crab sandwiches, an area speciality, our really, really good and more than enough for a lunchtime meal. Good burgers, good fish served by very pleasant staff. Been many times and always... More 

Thank cazclem
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lived here for 30+ years, seen & sampled the Crabshell over this time and its now not only the best it has been but is the only place to go for a meal between Plymouth and Dartmouth. Yes there are others offering the same old type of westcountry pub grub and others with michelin style menus but the Crabshell is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, British, Pub
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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Enbankment road, Kingsbridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?