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The Fat crab

387 Alexandra Avenue, Harrow HA2 9EF, England
+44 20 8868 9881
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (80 reviews)
“seafood” (44 reviews)
“prawns” (62 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
387 Alexandra Avenue, Harrow HA2 9EF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a no frills seafood restaurant, but this is not reflected in the final bill, which was expensive for what we had. The appetisers cost around £5.75 per position, we had whitebait (approx 10 fish), Fried calamari (5 rings) and fried oysters ( 6)...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 11 including children. We booked a table well in advance knowing it is in high demand esp a Saturday night. A different concept altogether - no plates as such... so prepare to get dirty, use hands and splatter all over...More

2  Thank dineshpr1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A reservations for 6.30pm wasmade and the management got it wrong and made it out as if it was mu mistake and approached me in the restaurant in a disrespecting hostile manner and argued with me was so unprofessional and as a person who knows...More

Thank Tashaun R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing totslly... My daughters went before and the story was told... We went and am shearing the experience was 99%.. Good good food we got stuck in Its our new date night place... Only thing is I should of added more to my bag!!! But...More

Thank Companion184759
Reviewed 6 August 2018

You will really enjoy this place. It is different with bags of fun! (Used the word bags deliberately). Only minor gripe is their corkage fee... Go try it..

Thank CJ_Bushey
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for great tasting food and are a die hard for prawns and crabs, look no further than The Fat Crab. Simple menu which allows you to pick and mix, with flavours to suit all. Don't be fooled by the simplicity of the...More

Thank harkerruth
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We went to the North Cheam restaurant all excited at this new seafood experience. To be fair it was definitely an experience and fun in how one eats at a restaurant. The key question for us though was, was it value for money? It was...More

1  Thank Papasmurf1CX
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We were taken here as a treat and what a treat it was ,the menu is full of tasty dishes also the staff who are excellent will make suggestions of combination sauces to add to your dishes .There Calamarie is cooked to perfection as was...More

Thank Clive M
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I had come across a few people visiting the Fat Crab and thought this is right up my alley. Few weeks of saying I must go down there with my friends, at last we did. Thers about 2/3 tables inside the restaurant which was empty...More

5  Thank waavyella
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The food here is lovely. Very fresh crab meat and lobster with enough meat on it. The sides were also nice such as chips and calamari. I would recommend the hot sauce with the fish as it had a great kick to it. Service was...More

Thank Imran K
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6 April 2018|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
When I went there I saw the seafood being delivered and that was around 4:00pm when they we're just about to open.
Zifar M
31 March 2017|
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Response from dineshpr1980 | Reviewed this property |
no meat or poultry on offer. re: gluten I doubt if they would offer gluten free. As Amanda suggested best is to call and check.
Mick P
5 February 2017|
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Response from Misha B | Reviewed this property |
I went last Friday with 12 other people and the VAT was included on the prices shown on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Alexandra Avenue, Harrow HA2 9EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Harrow
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8868 9881
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