Great Service. Lovely Atmosphere. Amazing Food.

Featured in The Guardian Newspaper

as one of Europe’s Top 10 best beach restaurants

Call us now on 01903 215070 to make your booking

Crabshack is a family owned and run seafood restaurant and beach bar with a large terrace overlooking the sea.Our philosophy is to provide the freshest local fish and seafood alongside fabulous drinks with fantastic service.

We keep our menu small as everything is freshly prepared by us and cooked to order in our kitchen. We believe passionately in honest, simple flavours and letting our amazing ingredients do the talking whilst giving great value for money. We are dog and children friendly, as long as they are well behaved! You can soak up the sun on the deck outside or shelter from the storm and stay warm and cosy inside.

We are laid back, relaxed and unpretentious, you can either have a three course meal or just stop by for a snack, beer, cocktail, or glass of wine from our small but interesting wine list. Our service is always friendly, welcoming and informative.

We opened on the 1st June 2015 and by Christmas 2016 Trip Advisor ranked us as number one out of over 300 restaurants in Worthing and ninth out of over 1600 in West Sussex. These rankings are based on unsolicited reviews from happy customers, we never ask people to review us. We have also had some national press recognition with great reviews in The Spectator Magazine May 2016, The Sunday Times “UK Top 20 Seafood shacks” in August 2016 and a mention in The Saturday Guardians “Let’s move to ….” feature in September 2016, the Guardian 2019 “top 10 beach restaurants in Europe”, i weekend “top places to eat by the sea 2019”, and in London Time Out 2019 “A day out in Worthing”.

Our menu changes daily due to seasonal availability and the catch of fish and shellfish but what you see below is a selection of tasty dishes to give you an idea of what you can expect to find when you visit us.

At weekends we get very busy so it is best to book, we normally allow two hours at the table for our earlier sittings so if you think you will need longer then please tell us when making your booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.

CRISPY SQUID

£7.95

Floured & fried tossed with fresh chilli, garlic crisps & parsley with roasted garlic mayo

COCKLE & SHRIMP POPCORN

£6.50

Floured & lightly fried, dusted with paprika and served with lemon mayo

KING PRAWNS & CREVETTES

£11.50

Pan fried with lemon , parsley & garlic served with warm ciabatta

PINT OF ATLANTIC PRAWNS

£7.95

with lemon mayo

CATCH OF THE DAY

£MP

Simply pan roasted with a lemon, caper butter sauce and served with skinny fries.

SICILIAN INSPIRED FISH STEW

£19.95

A delicious tomato and fennel base with squid , king prawns, crevettes, basil and a kick of chilli topped with a pan fried sea bream fillet , served with warm ciabatta

WHOLE DRESSED CRAB

£17.50

The finest handpicked Devon claw meat served in the shell with brown meat & fresh crab crostini’s , lemon mayo , multigrain bread and skinny fries

CRABSHACK FISH AND KING PRAWN TACOS

£14.50

3 soft corn tacos, 2 with floured and fried fish and one with prawns served with refried pinto beans with chipotle, tomatillo salsa and zesty Mexican slaw

SPICY PIL PIL PRAWNS WITH CHORIZO

£13.50

King prawns in a spicy sauce with chorizo sausage and warm ciabatta, roasted peppers & cherry tomatoes with birds eye chilli , smoked paprika, lemon , roasted garlic & white wine

FRESH CRAB SARNIE*

£10.95

A mix of white and brown meat with lemon , chives , parsley , mayo , spring onions and a hint of chilli in multigrain bread served with skinny fries & salad
*Only available at lunchtimes

CRABSHACK FISH PLATE**

£40

A FISHY FEAST FOR 2
Old school prawn cocktail, fritto misto, Springs smoked salmon, smoked mackerel pate with red peppers, spicy pil pil prawns, dressed crab, served with skinny fries, salad & multigrain bread
**The fish plate is as it comes… no swaps available

Sides

£3 each

Skinny Fries
Side Salad

Bread

£3 each

Ciabatta
Multigrain

Marinated Olives

£3.50

spanish green olives marinated in chilli, garlic & rosemary

PLEASE TELL US ABOUT ANY ALLERGIES OR INTOLERANCES

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Reviews

Went there on recommendation and it was fantastic, so rare to get freshly caught and freshly cooked food straight to your plate these days, very well presented and always great when the chef comes out and talks you through your potential choice! Can't wait to go again!

Mark Stuart-William

Aidan's birthday meal, gem of a place for a winter warmer delight, fish pie is sublime and today's special-cod, tapenade, samphire, crunchy spuds; it is out of this world!”

Emma Claire

My favourite place in the whole world. In no particular order, the food, staff, location and of course beer are as good as it gets.

Dan Frith

Delicious Crabshack sharing fish platter, yum yum, and a cool venue to boot! Sharing partner not half bad either.

Michelle Goodwin
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Kitchen Opening Hours

Tuesday – Thursday 12 noon- 9pm
Friday – Saturday 12 noon – 9.30pm
Sunday 12 noon – 4pm bar till 6pm

Please note the kitchen is closed between 4 and 5pm. However, we are fully licensed so drinks are available after the kitchen has closed

Crabshack, 2 Marine Parade,  Worthing BN11 3PN

TEL: 01903 215070