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The Wheel House

Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish” (210 reviews)
“prawns” (255 reviews)
“crab” (196 reviews)
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A unique place for shell fish Quite an experience and good value for money. Make sure you book early to avoid disappointment .

Thank rhysperkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great, the owner Tina always has time to speak to you and makes you so welcome. The food is wonderful. You need to book well in advance as it's so popular, if you can't get a table it's always a good idea...More

Thank Caveman1956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute favourite in Falmouth. The not so well kept secret serves fresh delicious seafood in a fantastic atmosphere. It’s best to go as a group and just order the whole menu, you won’t be disappointed

Thank harribarr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy getting "Stuck-In" to seafood then a trip here is a must. We have found that you do need to book in advance but this unusual little restaurant is like a secret hidden gem. We were charmed by the mis-matched crockery and the...More

Thank TruroNibbler
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This is food as it should be. Relaxed friendly atmosphere, with staff that clearly enjoy working there. Seafood as fresh as can be - oysters arrived as we sat down at 6.30pm. Everything is served simply and honest with no frills, and it makes the...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Truly outstanding shell fish. Perfectly cooked and served with wonderful, delicious sauces. They only seat about 30 and are very, very popular. Book ahead - more than a month usually. The decor is extremely basic but the service is excellent. There are only two or...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

These guy stick to what they know! Squeaky fresh seafood, a few amazing sauces: and 2 sides (skinny chips and/or salad) - oh, and doorsteps of bread to soak up that sauce Wine is either red or white (I had a delicious Chilean Sauvignon) and...More

Thank 123Bree
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

There was a mix up of our booking, whereby ours wasn’t in the diary at all?! Having explained I booked it by text with Tina, the very friendly young girl said she would squeeze us in, as soon as. They asked the chef to carry...More

Thank DD17DD
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing meal with my family....we had to book back in May but well worth the wait this restaunt lived up to the hype!

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

12 of us went for a meal service and food first class will definitely return again and recommend from the scallops crab mussels all cooked perfect plenty of fries bread dipping sauce what a find

2  Thank C5337ARmichaelk
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Questions & Answers
5 October 2018|
Response from Mary-Adorian |
Dogs are more than welcome! Bookings are only made through the phone and I believe they’re booked up most of October but you can always give it a try! Hope this helps 😊
5 September 2018|
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Response from 755duncanj | Reviewed this property |
Very laid back and extremely friendly place to eat
Paul B
6 June 2018|
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Response from Kimintheoffice | Reviewed this property |
Hey Paul, not too sure about vegan but they definitely offer a vegetarian option, last time we ate there ( about 6 weeks ago ) they offered a vegi Goan curry . Definitely worth checking in with them. Enjoy the answering... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 318050
Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
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