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The Shack

9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
+44 1326 212800
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (115 reviews)
“crab” (184 reviews)
“chowder” (45 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
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1 - 10 of 929 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing meal here last night. You start with free little breadsticks and a crabby dip to die for. The smoked haddock chowder is just heaven in a bowl. One of the nicest bowls of chowder ever. And it’s a big portion too....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked a table for Karrie's birthday after several recommendations. We enjoyed the shack stack, which had oyster, dressed crab, calamari, king prawns, mussels, chips. We shall be returning.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Should be in the top 10 in Falmouth, easily! Great fish, lovely scallops prawns and lobster and the fish chowder starter is almost a meal in itself! Divine!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

few days in Falmouth we saw the Shack and thwe menu looked interesting,They managed to find a table for two on a busy night,and we were not dissapointed. starting with smoked Haddock Chowder Heartening and highly recomended,i then had Haddock and Chips perfectly cooked my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Falmouth and popped in here for lunch as we liked the look of the interesting menu. We were not disappointed, the food was excellent and the portions huge

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Visited Falmouth on the way home from being further west in Cornwall. Had a lovely walk around Falmouth and having looked through TripAdvisor sort out The Shack. We opted for the lunchtime set menu, ordering mackerel pate and tarragon lemon and chilli fish cake. Delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We visited on a Saturday night and the majority of tables were booked but being earlier we were accommodated. We both had pasta meals which were fantastic and good value.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I visited The Shack today on a Monday afternoon with my Mother who is a fish fiend. We plumped for the 'Shack Stack' for 2 covers which consisted of Crumbed Calamari, Prawns, Oysters, Scallops, Moules Mariniere, Whole Crab, Frites, Ciabatta, Samphire, Pea Shoots, Aioli and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a fish lunch and were tempted by 2 courses for £14. Crispy squid and Camembert for starters and the best battered fish ever!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Helping attentive staff. Great menu. Can highly recommend the haddock and bacon chowder and also the scallops. Delicious. House white a bit sharp for my taste but ok. Would recommend that you book. Lots of people turned away during our visit. You can book online.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Questions & Answers
29 December 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Tidemill House Discovery Quay | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 212800
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Shack - a rustic shellfish bar in bustling Events Square, Falmouth, where the food is always fresh! Relaxed dining in an unrivalled atmosphere - with the focus on sparklingly fresh, local seafood. The idea is simple: sociable food and a fun, hands-on approach to shellfish. We've got something for everyone, from shellfish of every variety to fish of the day, steak, vegetarian options and a children's menu. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
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