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Cafe, British, Contemporary
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Reviewed 9 November 2020

Had to wait outside due to social distancing. But that has to be a good thing. A very enjoyable lunch.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020

Still by far the best value breakfast in Cromer. Quality ingredients, well cooked, nicely presented and superb for £5.50 (the half-size, though a larger version is available) I shall be back again very soon!!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

It's all been said before, but the Crab Pot Cafe deserves it saying again. Great food, excellent service and right in the centre of town. Even if you're not a fan of seafood the menu offers plenty of alternative options. Do yourself a favour and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020

We visited for a late lunch and were relieved that there was still crab sandwiches available. Served beautifully with a side salad garnish - filled us up till evening. Excellent quick service and friendly owner. Scrummy cakes too. Our little dog enjoyed his sausage. Tea...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020

A cozy local cafe with a small menu, we went there for the crab sandwiches and were not disappointed. We went back for more the next day ... one of the high points of our trip to Cromer.

Date of visit: July 2020
michaelfC1253CQ, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Hi, thanks for the review very glad you enjoyed your sandwiches. We sell loads of them and almost without exception people love them. See you soon I hope.

Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

There was no crab left when i went, proof that it was freshly caught and so only available when the catch was good. I still got a good meal. Fishfinger sandwich served with sidesalad and some crisps. Quite a central location, near carpark and sea...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020

We frequent this establishment most weeks and have always been more than satisfied. The food is great and the owner, Mike, is a pleasant and thoroughly nice & friendly person. With reference to some reviews, people should realise that, unlike apples, plums, pears etc crabs...More

Date of visit: September 2020
michaelfC1253CQ, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2020

Thanks for your comments, much appreciated. I do sympathise with those visiting us and who have their hearts set on some of our fantastic and famous crab, only to find we've run out. It's sad and frustrating that sometimes they shoot the messenger! Nevertheless we...More

Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Fantastic wee cafe with very welcoming staff and a great menu. Great value for money and lots of crab options (if catch has been good). Good well prepared and delicious I recommend the fish finger sandwich if you are not having crab

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

I visited and had the full English breakfast and a pot of tea. It was excellent and fresh local produce was used. The staff were friendly and polite and provided a really good service. Upon my visit their toilet was closed, so the nearest one...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

We recently visited Cromer and whilst there we ate lunch at The Crab Pot Cafe. Although we had to queue outside for 15 minutes until a table became available due to the current Covid-19 restrictions I am glad that we did. The proprietor was very...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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  • Crab Pot Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5