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The Wheel House

Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
+44 1326 318050
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (155 reviews)
“prawns” (231 reviews)
“crab” (179 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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1 - 10 of 875 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the Wheel House last June and had a great time. We booked again in December as it is very difficult to get in. We had another great night the food is simple but unbelievable (I'm sure the hardworking chief) would not say...More

1  Thank Pezza2
Reviewed yesterday

We were unaware of how lucky we were on our first visit to the Wheelhouse. My wife and I were visiting Falmouth on a recce during the week of her job interview in the area and wandered in off the street. There happened to be...More

1  Thank Infiknight
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very lucky to got squeezed into a time slot tonight coz some one just cancelled. The restaurant is small but with very unique and cosy interior. At first glance there's not a lot to choose from, they don't even have a menu but...More

Thank SheungYiu
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had booked on recommendation. You must note that this is shellfish only and booking is essential as diners turning up without reservations had to be turned away. Scallops for starters were excellent, fresh and cooked to perfection. followed by a spider crab (large it...More

Thank Derek E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok so the bits you need to know first...... 1. Cash only - no cards 2. It's small and cosy 3. DO NOT EXPECT - posh service. 4. The menu is very small, prawns mussels, scallops, crabs and lobsters done 2 ways. 5. Bring a...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favourite restaurants and worthy of its ratings. We were lucky enough to get in on a cancellation last week before Shanty weekend. Favouite as ever the scallops and the prawns. Thank you Tina, Morwena and team - always such a pleasure to...More

Thank Hotel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so lucky to have found this very special place, with the best seafood and a wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Muriel W
Reviewed 1 week ago

They do everything right, starting with great staff in a cosy intimate atmosphere, and then using fresh ingredients and making delicious delicious food.

Thank AshR
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked The Wheel House in advance of our trip to Cornwall to try the local seafood having looked for a reasonable seafood restaurant on Tripadvisor. It's a small place but the staff are all young and friendly and knowledgeable about the produce. We tried...More

Thank futomaki79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff so friendly and accommodating, felt very welcomed, food was absolutely stunning, loved it here and can completely see why they are no. 1 on trip advisor! Thank you The Wheel House for giving us a wonderful memory to take away with us.

Thank Z6ra
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Tony B
How do we book a table for 2 for 6PM Saturday 27th May. ? When is best time to phone for a booking ?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
You will probably need to leave a message. They are very efficient at getting back to you. They are open Wednesday to Saturday after 6 pm. Good luck.
Hi, there is four of us wishing to come to your restaurant however one person doesn't eat seafood. Can you tell me what options would there be for him, if any?
5 May 2017|
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Response from dean h | Reviewed this property |
Fresh cut bread and chips, everything else is shellfish but the restaraunt is fantastic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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