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The Shack

9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
+44 1326 212800
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (105 reviews)
“crab” (154 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a Shack Stack. As the name suggests, stacked high with beautiful shellfish. Staff were great and brilliant rustic experience. Highly recommend

Thank gpharris10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the shack stack of seafood. It was beautifully fresh and perfectly cooked and a large portion. Service was perfect and the price was moderate. I'd certainly recommend

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here specifically for a crab sandwich which cost £11 including salad leaves and crisps on really thick granary bread. Being a real lover of crab was amazed at just how much came on the sandwich - there was loads! However, whether u r was...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is in Events Square, close to the Maritime Museum. There is plenty of parking in the evenings in the public car park (£1.50 all evening). The Shack specialises in local seafood. We had dressed brown crab salad with side orders of chips. The...More

Thank CG101010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the Seafood platter (£45 for two) and it was unreal. So tasty and such a great selection. Despite growing up in Cromer, I'd never eaten a crab and I can now say I am a fan. Great service from lovely staff, cosy, relaxed...More

Thank frances h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a table of six, celebrating a family birthday, but due to traffic some members were late. We were sat there for nearly 20minutes and drinks weren't offered just a comment about being with us in a minute! Once everyone had arrived someone did...More

Thank knichs19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 x hake special polished off by my father and wife and mother (who never eat a full plate) my steak was the nicest I've ever eaten. Don't miss eating here

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch on a Friday in August and despite it being busy managed to get a table for two without having booked. We had the sharing tapas platter for two which proved to be an excellent choice with an abundant and varied selection. Nice...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all who ever made the Chowder special needs a knighthood 👌 smoked haddock and bacon chowder was the winner when I visited this restaurant it was delicious! Went for the Shack Stack (seafood platter) and there's was absolutely plenty for me and my...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as we wanted good seafood and we liked what we read on tripadvisor (yes we are those people - we tried to get into the Wheelhouse but you need to book a month in advance). We honestly couldn't fault our experience of...More

Thank Fibanes
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29 December 2015|
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Response from Steff092 |
Unfortunately not, but your welcome to eat outside with dogs as there's plenty of seating (I work in the sister restaurant).
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
12:00 - 15:00
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, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 212800
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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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