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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” (109 reviews)
“crab” (175 reviews)
“chowder” (41 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab place oysters and crab 🦀 Staff very friendly and accommodating will def return for the fabulous food

Thank Neilrose64
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice of fresh fish and wines.Quick service although really busy.Large portions.Clean and cosy

Thank 807mike2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re lucky enough to get a last minute table. Food, service, staff and atmosphere were all great. Would recommend a visit.

Thank Mazzer60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopped here for lunch and thought the food and the service were brilliant. Seen a few reviews say it is overpriced but I really don't think so. I had the chowder which was around £11 and I thought it was worth every penny. Would...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited this restaurant last night, great central spot and nicely decorated inside. The food was spot on, the restaurant was full but the service times were still very speedy and the tables being full certainly doesn't let the taste of the...More

1  Thank Emily E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic little seafood restaurant on Falmouth's Discovery Quay. Decor is rustic in style. Friendly staff and a (usually) short wait for food. Shellfish is the speciality of this place but availability changes due to what their suppliers can catch so it's always worth paying attention...More

Thank njyoung78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so good we ate here again later in the week. Had the Shack Stack seafood sharing platter which is huge and the food so fresh and cooked to perfection. The atmosphere is great too and the staff are always friendly and efficient. Would...More

Thank Emilybunkinshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely a fish restaurant! We had starters and a seafood platter and were well stuffed. Food was cooked just right including the squid. I wanted a dressed crab but my wife wanted a whole one, a bit messy but great fun. Good choice...More

Thank Teacake_Taster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are very lucky to live in Poole where we are spoilt for choice when it comes to seafood restaurants. It was her birthday and instead of the usual haunts I did a bit of research online and discovered The Shack. From...More

Thank TobyW331
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice because it was so good. The first time I had a large crab and it was too big for me and could have served two people. For the second time we ordered the lobster. You do need to pre order this...More

Thank sueKA60
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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