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2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
+44 1903 215070
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dressed crab” (59 reviews)
“crab cakes” (56 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for lunch the other day, the first, since the cafe was expanded into the adjacent building. It was some time ago, when we last went, and shared the expensive seafood platter. I was hoping for an improvement, but sadly the menu has been...More

Thank worthingkiwi
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was so looking forward to visiting your restaurant as I love any sort of fish and seafood. Reading thorough some of your reviews I came across one where the person was a bit put out they couldn't get a table when they demanded!. I...More

Thank louiseGuildford
Reviewed 1 week ago

during our last visit to the crab shack, we tried the fish platter -- basically a little of everything on the menu -- excellent !! the plumpest shrimp/prawns, freshest fish and delicious dressed crab -- top quality fish !

Thank homecooking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunchtime visit. Really great food, we all had the crispy squid with garlic and chilli to start, best squid I’ve ever had! Prawn and chorizo Pil Pil was also great, nice n spicy with lovely warm ciabatta. Deserts were fab, not your usual generic...More

Thank Kayfersdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here! We had the sharing platter for two and everything was so fresh and each part uniquely flavoured. Crab was to die for! Highly recommend to anyone who likes seafood. Comfortable and relaxed environment.

Thank Hugh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit was as good as the first, and now there is more space and additional tables. Starters are very generous and beautifully cooked, and the seafood stew was delicious. Too full for dessert! Service very good and friendly. As I am moving to the...More

Thank Rosanne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit and I will be returning again. The Crabshack has a small menu of super fresh fish dishes. We shared the popcorn cockles and shrimps and the chilli squid starter between four of us and then had the special of the...More

Thank rdsrh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will roll our last two visits to the Crabshack into one review. We shared the fish platter and a bottle of prosecco on a Friday night. If we hadn't booked, we wouldn't have got in - it was packed and buzzing. The sharing platter...More

Thank Stef_Dave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since our last visit the proprietors have enlarged the seating area and it it now more than twice its previous seating area. Now all individual tables with chairs (Not benches) and much more comfortable. The welcome and service is brilliant, as it the food. Prices,...More

Thank mcandkc13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visted for lunch, glad I booked as it looks like they were turning people away. My husband and mum both opted for the mussels, hubby said it was the best he had ever tasted! I opted for wholes dressed crab, delicious... can’t wait to return

Thank tina m
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sharron w
25 October 2017|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
They're a very approachable bunch of people and I'm sure that even though the menu may not cover it they would accommodate you.
7 September 2016|
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Response from catfish6 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they go xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 215070
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CrabShack is a laid-back seafood shack & beach bar. Our fish is caught between Newhaven and Bognor, the Crabs generally Hove and Chichester and the Mussels, mainly West Country. Lately our Oysters are Irish Rock. All our seafood is sourced locally via Fish (BNFS), in Hove Lagoon. Fully licensed, we have some great cocktails and genius wine choices.Our Ales are supplied by Shepherd and Neame, Englands oldest brewery, the ale goes great with our seafood. Our Wines are supplied via the Winehouse in Shoreham. We are a family business, owned and operated by two sisters in law, Lynda Racz Taylor & Sarah Tinker Taylor. Our Bar opening hours are 12pm till 11pm, Tuesday to Saturday, Sunday 12pm-7pm and are closed on Mondays. Our Kitchen hours are Tues-Fri 12-4pm and 5pm-9pm, Saturday 12-3pm and 5pm to 9pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm. We are located on the pedestrian end of East Beach Worthing, opposite Splashpoint and the Seafront, as you face the pier go left. CrabShack is also available for parties, or private hire events.There is public metered parking on the seafront, £1 per hour till 6 pm, then its free at night and on Sundays. CrabShack has its own dedicated Ice Cream Shed!,great Ice creams from MarshField Farm, real West Country Organic IceCreams!
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