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“Lovely four hour lunch”
Review of Crab House Cafe

Crab House Cafe
Ranked #6 of 294 Restaurants in Weymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 16 April 2014

As always just the freshest of fish simply cooked and served with the minimum of fuss ensuring satisfied customers who keep returning.
We know the provenance and ethos of how The Crab House works and we are more than happy to pay a little over the odds to achieve that aim.
Lunch with good friends started with drinks and nibbles; starters were mussels, fish cakes and crab bisque; mains were pollack fillets and whole lemon sole with side orders of chips and a Chenin Blanc and extra beers and G & Ts. A most enjoyable way to spend a cold and wet Saturday. Now we look forward to lunch on a sunny day under the pink straw umbrellas.



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Reviewed 15 April 2014

So looking forward to going back to Crab House Cafe, the atmosphere didn't somehow feel right.
The owner who was cooking, looked so miserable and grumpy, whereas when we first went there nothing was too much trouble, he seemed interested in his customers. Do hope it improves. I had hake with a rarebit topping, it was coldish and not very tasty.
Staff friendly but quite disorganised.
Felt sad when we left, buck up please.

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2  Thank Pamela G
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Have eaten at the Cafe several times. Tried to book a table by email & telephone and NO response ? To be frank , when we did eat at the Cafe it wasn't that great . They need to up their game big time ! Shame, if someone opened up next door , they would go out of business.
Sorry, but booked another restuarant without any problems.

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1  Thank Bob W
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This used to be a great restaurant but this evenings meal was just OK almost as though they had not got enough fish to go round with very small portions that did not even look like a fish.

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2  Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

As always great menu and well prepared sea food. A delightful setting with excellent views towards Portland. We got the feeling after winter closure the operation was rusty as far as service management. There was no sense of anyone managing the floor or staff operated seating areas especially in the pleasant outside areas. Service was slow after cold starters, crab and oysters. So much so we had to go in to order our deserts and request our bill. One of our waiters, think we had three, was spotted humping a trolley across the grounds restocking! Once service system sorted I am confident the kitchen and the nice staff will delivery all round good service. Incidentally to enjoy a good meal with wine will cost £35-45 per head.

Thank Tony2710
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