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The Wheel House

Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish” (162 reviews)
“prawns” (240 reviews)
“crab” (187 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went along last evening for her birthday meal and once again it was excellent. The food as always was great as was the service, the waiting staff couldn't have been more helpful which is great if you are having problems with...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite restaurant probably ever. It is simple, unpretentious, well priced, offering great seafood/shellfish that you can't help but devour, Book well ahead to avoid disappointment

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having made a booking three months earlier, we were really looking forward to dinner at the Wheel House, and were not disappointed. Perhaps Trip Advisor could allow an above excellent award in this case. The scallops, prawns, mussels and crab were amazing. All perfectly cooked...More

1  Thank edm1887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as I'm concerned no trip to Falmouth is complete without a visit to the Wheelhouse. Cheerfully chaotic , the simply prepared shellfish are without exception superb though the scallops are my especial favourites. The house wine is to be commended and the sorbet...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite place for a meal.. love the mussels, scallops, spider crab, brown crab.. book well in advance to avoid disappointment!

Thank jamesaam05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was a lovely visit for us, my husband and step daughter, we had a meal here and the service was good as was the food

Thank Fidelma66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's about enjoying time together with good food and booze. They do it well here without for one moment appearing to try too much. And yet everyone is hard at it. Anywhere with a long lead in booking list tends to take itself a bit...More

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't get a booking, as the phone message said they were booked up a month ahead...........so we just turned up on Friday at 6.15pm, and got a table straight away - so happy!! Had to vacate the table by 7.30pm, which suited us fine....More

2  Thank pepe_of_perth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been looking forward to visiting The Wheelhouse for several months and we weren't disappointed, We were shown to a table with 2 un-matching plates stacked up in the middle. within a couple of minutes we were joined by a casually dressed waitress who...More

2  Thank McSleeve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent advice on shellfish dishes available the excellent cooking of scallops and crab and reasonable wines meant that we only paid sixty pounds all in for this unique experience. See restaurant website.

1  Thank Olive C
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Questions & Answers
Fred A
22 September 2017|
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Response from Fanny L | Reviewed this property |
Mainly shellfish. Not the right place if you are looking for great fish.
Bryan O
2 September 2017|
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Response from Lucy I | Reviewed this property |
hi I am a non meat and fish eater but they have always cooked something great for me when we have booked - needs to be pre ordered
Max B
8 August 2017|
Response from HeathPhil | Reviewed this property |
Not sure why you're asking me. The only way to book is by ringing them and leaving a message.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 318050
Locally, daily caught shellfish served in a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.Customer service and enjoyment are our priorities open from 6.00Pm - 9.00Pm Wednesday-saturday
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