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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” (159 reviews)
“prawns” (235 reviews)
“crab” (182 reviews)
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Wheel House Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very popular place right by the wharf. The fish sandwich which includes fries was excellent, the salad with crab meat and the crab sandwich were also excellent. There is a small outside area for dining but you have to order what you want inside at...More

Thank Bill246
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely local bistro/seafood bar Very relaxed friendly vibe Popular with locals Good old fashioned crab n oyster place Grab your weapons (nut crackers & picks) and set to work freeing the delicious meat Quite compact & bijoux so can get a little hot & sweaty...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very busy restaurant, it provides shellfish rather than seafood. Suggest you book your table at least a month before you want to go there and it's a cash only place. Service is good and friendly. I had scallops and prawns in garlic sauce. The...More

Thank wessex33
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were looking fwd to our meal at the Wheel House restaurant. I had the lobster and my wife had the crab . Unfortunately we were unaware that all the fish food was steamed. Although the lobster and crab were fresh, the flavour was taken...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to persevere in trying to book this one! Leave an answerphone message and they'll get back to you eventually! They also checked by text the day before to make sure we were serious diners, which we were. Really nice atmosphere inside - slightly...More

Thank dinxalink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is nearly a week since we were at the Wheel House and I have just about stopped raving about it to everyone I meet. Simple, querky, relaxed, friendly and completely different. Beautiful delicious shellfish (the best I have ever had) cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had family celebrations whilst in Falmouth for a weeks holiday and crowned it all with a visit to the Wheel House. The food was wonderful, the service great and the overall ambience terrific. We all want to go back and we are sure Tina...More

Thank johnp1945
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant. To start with the atmosphere is wonderful, friendly staff, not overly stuffy or pretentious just relaxed and comfortable. The staff in particular make this place work because they are attentive, quick, welcoming and professional. The food is "off the charts'...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read great reviews we were delighted not to be disappointed by the Wheel House. The chef balances flavours with wonderful mussels, scallops & crabs. The staff were friendly & knowledgeable about the produce. Overall this is one of the best meals we've experienced.......and we...More

Thank Dali32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so so many fantastic restaurants in Falmouth. This one however is right at the top of the list, with one or two others I love. It's situated down Upton slip, the alley with the ships bust at the bottom. It is the tiniest,...More

1  Thank Kazzbahh
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2017|
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Response from Fanny L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I did not see any dog in the dining area, and there's no visible doggy drinking bowl.
Tony B
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.
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Restaurant Details

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