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The Cracking Crab Company

12 & 14 The Boathouses | Commercial Wharf, The Barbican,, Plymouth PL1 2NR, England
+44 7938 630297
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  • Very good16%
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“cockles” (4 reviews)
“shellfish” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
12 & 14 The Boathouses | Commercial Wharf, The Barbican,, Plymouth PL1 2NR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were advised this place by the shuttle ferry staff when we asked for fresh seafood. Crab meat sold in boxes, really nice and without the trouble to peel the chair out yourself. We made lovely sandwiches as advised: bread, mayo, crab meat, malt vinegat,...More

Thank anibl2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just love this place and have become regular customers for their incredibly good value crab and lobster. We simply love the fact that this is such a long standing, family affair who have their own boats bring in the catch and their own premises...More

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I agree with all the positive reviews of the crab sandwiches, but while you're there choose a lobster ask them nicely to cook it for you. Pick it up later... And enjoy a wonderful, decadent supper.

Thank LSA_9
Reviewed 5 June 2018

i have purchased cockles and crab all over Devon but after visiting this establishment realised what a fantastic owner and seafood business, the cheapest seafood we have seen and tastiest would recommend any body from the east end of London to try this place also...More

Thank MALCOLM061
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

The crab here are the best in Plymouth the sandwiches where so generous and tasty would of liked granary doorstep bread but never the less it didn't take away the quality and freshness of the crab caught 12 miles away , cooked and picked by...More

Thank Lonsdale E
Reviewed 11 October 2017

So pleased to hear about this place - a local family supplying locally cauught fresh crab, lobster etc. Had the crab sandwich 50/50 mix and it was so tasty, the option of all white meat was available but we prefer the mix. Whilst waiting with...More

1  Thank Gill M
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on a cold wet September morning ordered 2 crab sandwiches which where so tasty and would recommend to anyone will definitely be returning..

3  Thank vincesquire
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Popped in The cracking Crab Co, for a crab sandwich, very friendly lady served me and the sandwich was packed full of crab (just crab), could have had it with mayonnaise etc., but I love it just the way it comes. They also sell whole...More

2  Thank Jayne T
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went to the Cracking Crab today on Commercial Wharf and bought a lobster and a crab. The crab had just been steamed and the lobster was fresh form the tank and steam whist we had breakfast in the Boathouse two or three doors down. Great...More

2  Thank Jwilley67
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely little crab shack to get some fresh crab caught locally, the service is lovely and the prices are very reasonable! However, I was a little disappointed by the fact that you can only buy cold crab, I was hoping I could buy a load...More

2  Thank fjesty14
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  • Address: 12 & 14 The Boathouses | Commercial Wharf, The Barbican,, Plymouth PL1 2NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 7938 630297
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