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Wells Crab House

38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
+44 1328 710456
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (154 reviews)
“crab” (127 reviews)
“lollipops” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
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1 - 10 of 947 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Unpretentious seafood restaurant . Good choice . Good quality albeit a little pricey. Staff went out of their way to celebrate partners birthday. Will return

Thank MandyWoodhallSpa
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Really pleased you had a great time with us celebrating your partners special day x

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was fantastic and the staff very friendly and professional. Lovely atmosphere. Booking is advisable. We visited twice and loved it.

Thank Ann643
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Double whammy and happy xxx Thank you for your wonderful feedback

Reviewed 3 days ago

It's almost a three hour round trip to get here and it's well worth it. Our friends came here when they spent the weekend in Wells, on their recommendation we gave it a try. We came here for lunch on our anniversary and we were...More

Thank Funlovinfella
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

What a lovely review to read - made me smile from tip to toe! Thank you for your wonderful feedback, your support and recommendations! We love that you love what we do x

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing we go every time we are in area food, service and place great booking is advisable but worth it hope to visit again soon

Thank Smelly230374
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much always lovely to see you x

Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved the super friendly and helpful waitresses and their food was exceptional. My husband was especially taken with a smoked seafood platter! Absolutely necessary to book ahead

Thank tinsi58
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Tinsi - they are my little assets and really pleased you tackled the platters and loved!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Good atmosphere and busy. Very friendly staff. However the starters were only warm, not hot and one of the mains was overcooked. Seasoning could be a bit bolder. Shame as the menu was interesting with lots of fish and shellfish. We'll go again but hope...More

Thank peterpaddockhurst
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We look forward to seeing you again and we promise to deliver fully on your next visit as I am very sorry we did not do this this time.

Reviewed 6 days ago

With all the great seafood on the North Norfolk coast lunch at the Wells Crab House should have been as good as it gets. Sadly this was not the case. The oysters were excellent, The Green Lip Mussels, and the Soft Shell Crab were poorly...More

4  Thank doyoukeepatroshin
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am sorry to hear that you were not happy with your dishes as we served many that day and had great feedback - especially the Cod Cheeks! We use all local suppliers where possible but your choices were from afar...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find,simply the best seafood restaurant we have visited.Charming welcome,efficient service and perfect food what more could you wish for.

1  Thank Charles S
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Charles

Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight of us had lunch here today,and what a great experience it was.The menu choices were superb and all tempting as they were a little bit different in content which was so nice to find,and as such makes the Crab House unique.We all had starters...More

Thank mike503734
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Mike and really pleased you all had such a wonderful time with us! It is lovely to hear that the diversity of our menu is appreciated and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the considerable drive . A wide choice of menu with some inventive twists on both shellfish and fish . Front of house expertly run despite being full last Friday evening..Coc cheeks with chorizo and a turbot based boulabaise were particular highlights ,but all...More

1  Thank martin i
Kelly D, Owner at Wells Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your glowing review Martin and is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much and a special day was made even better.

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dressagediva2
16 August 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Yes we do We have Chicken Goujons Cheeseburger Sausages, Egg & Fries Penne Pomodoro Pasta and an option to add Crab Seafood Platter From £6 Hope that's ok Kelly
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Cjdracing
16 June 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Enquirer We have a ramp but unfortunately the other points are correct and are toilets have a step into them but their are public toilets on the car park opposite available that guests have used previously. We are I am... More
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Jasonvines77
30 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly D | Property representative |
Dear Jason It is advisable and this weekend I only have 2.30 / 45 left for tables of 2 Regards Kelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 48
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Freeman Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710456
  • E-mail
Description
A Seafood Restaurant open for lunch 12pm-2.30pm and evening meals 6-9pm with Sundays open 12-3pm. Newly refurbished.
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