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Crab Pot Cafe

7 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
+44 1263 514023
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab pot” (17 reviews)
“crisps” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
7 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a tiny cafe, one of several on the main street in Cromer. What sets this place apart is the really friendly service and quality ingredients. So good we had to stay for another coffee just to sample one of the homemade cakes. Definitely...More

Thank Bighomebird
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Bighomebird, glad you liked your visit with us. Crab sandwiches are delish! See you soon I hope.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dashed in out of the rain and wind on Saturday for a light lunch and found a new favourite place to go in Cromer. I had the crab jacket potato and was glad that the salad was not swimming in dressing - just a...More

Thank Sally W
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Sally, very glad you liked our crab jacket, always a popular and tasty choice. Hope to see you again soon, and do try the slimmers world friendly breakfast option, another popular menu item.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we stay in Cromer we always pay one or two or three visits to The Crab Pot. Food is delicious and so fresh and well prepared - we had the crab salad for our lunch today and was wonderful. Going to call in for...More

Thank 22Linda
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Linda Very glad you continue to enjoy our fare, we'll do our best to send you on your way replete after a nice big brekkie!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little cafe, used TripAdvisor to find somewhere to have cromer crab. I had the crab platter and wasn't disappointed. I'm assured by my husband that the English breakfast was also good.

Thank gingerbimbette
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks gingerbimbette It's always nice to get good feedback about our food offerings, glad you enjoyed yours. Do visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 stars for tasty full English breakfast. Big mugs of coffee not these tiny frothy ones! Friendly staff too. Recommended.

Thank Richard E
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Richard, glad you liked your breakfast, everybody seems to as well. Do visit again.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Very friendly, welcoming staff, relaxed atmosphere, delicious crab sandwiches, really lovely lunch. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Nutmeg27
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thanks nutmeg27 Everyone seems to love our crab sandwiched, glad you did too. Why not try a crab platter next time, bet you'd love that!

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely friendly cafe with a great family vibe. The food was delicious- we of course all had variants on something crab, and when the dressed crab ran out (we arrived late into lunchtime), the owner went across to the fishmongers down the road and...More

Thank AlexH0lmes
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks Alex, our crab dishes are very popular, sometimes we run back to the crab shop several times a day! Glad you enjoyed yours, and of course your visit in general. Come again soon.

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the Crab Pot today for a late cooked breakfast. We both settled on the half English which was great value and really tasty. Service was good and would 100% visit again/recommend.

Thank barrierjma
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks barrierjma Our 1/2 English is extremely popular, glad you enjoyed yours. Di visit again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this little cafe after a recommendation from a family member as we were in Norfolk on holiday visiting family, we went to this cafe, they were fantastic really friendly and reasonably priced and decent portions, would definitely go again when we are next...More

Thank Charlie52790
Michael F, Owner at Crab Pot Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks Charlie, glad we lived up to expectations. See you next time hopefully.

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We visit the crab pot cafe every time we visit Cromer and it never disappoints, today we headed in for a cream tea , the place is decorated with local pictures and the food is displayed well. My wife and I had fruit and walnut...More

Thank Trevor S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 514023
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CRAB POT CAFE brings all of your favourite aspects of a traditional English seaside town to the 21st century with its delicious and modern menu. Along with our stuffed sandwiches and Paninis, our crab sandwiches and salads have met rave reviews. There is a daily special eg jackets with any sandwich filing, mediterranean vegetable quiche. In addition, we are always experimenting with new recipes for the use of crab eg. crab and asparagus quiche and crab cakes. All cakes and other sweet offerings are homebaked. Proving very popular are our unique and wonderful walnut and date scones, chocolate, orange drizzle and coffee and walnut cakes. We are caring people and listen to our customers. We appreciate all feedback
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