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The Shack

9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
+44 1326 212800
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (104 reviews)
“crab” (153 reviews)
“chowder” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A random decision to visit turned out to be a lovely lunch. The chowder was absolutely superb. Filled with flavour and fish flakes, just how it should be. The whitebait my daughter had was just right. The two staff were so pleasant and relaxed, working...More

Thank leaderwithnotitle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch and we were delighted with our choice. I had mussels and my wife had today's special mackerel fillets with salad and both were perfect Friendly staff and excellent food thank you

Thank P5108
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed an early evening meal on Sunday. Cafe style, very pleasant staff, helpful and accommodating. You can see the kitchen staff at work. We both had the 'Fish of the Day' - in this case Hake. Beautifully prepared, cooked and presented. The portion size was...More

Thank tcrooks
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the first time visiting Falmouth and the Shack was recommended to us by the owners of the b&b we were staying in. It did not disappoint. I had a delicious seafood pasta and chowder - one of the best I have tasted. The...More

Thank Janina S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing- food and service ...Must try the shack stack x we went back to this restaurant again and again during our stay in Falmouth

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We headed to Falmouth to try a seafood restaurant, and picked The Shack (as it had good reviews). I'm pleased to say it lived up to our expectations. Beautifully cooked 2 x squid starter which we shared between 3, then the half lobster for me,...More

Thank gilliansmith80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us came here for a meal in the evening. We booked the table several days in advance and had the choice of 6.15pm or 8.45pm. The former being a bit too early and the latter a bit too late, however, we went for...More

Thank gerry k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful sea-food platter on a very busy carnival evening. Great, relaxed atmosphere with young, enthusiastic and thoughtful staff. Wine was lovely too!

Thank Michelle B
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (2 adults and 2 kids) had a fabulous meal at The Shack on a Tuesday evening. The kids, never keen on kids menus, went for the moules and the crispy squid which they loved. We had the seafood platter which was amazing - brilliant...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we called in to get away from the rain and had a beautiful lunch served by friendly attentive staff. I had the vegetarian main course and it was delightful, husband had crab linguine . Both meals were served hot and were very tasty and large...More

Thank kathj198
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29 December 2015|
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Response from Steff092 |
Unfortunately not, but your welcome to eat outside with dogs as there's plenty of seating (I work in the sister restaurant).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Tidemill House | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 212800
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Shack - a rustic shellfish bar in bustling Events Square, Falmouth, where the food is always fresh! Relaxed dining in an unrivalled atmosphere - with the focus on sparklingly fresh, local seafood. The idea is simple: sociable food and a fun, hands-on approach to shellfish. We've got something for everyone, from shellfish of every variety to fish of the day, steak, vegetarian options and a children's menu. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
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