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“Chaotic” service can add to the “buzzy” sense of “mania” at these fun (and kid-friendly) crab shacks, where the lobster, shrimp and other fare come in “massive portions”; there’s quite a feeling, though, that the less established Covent Garden branch “isn’t a patch on Chelsea”.
Chelsea’s long-established and “fun” US-style ‘crab shack’ now has a Covent Garden outpost; the new branch has its fans (“like I was back in New Orleans!”), but expansion seems to have strained standards overall – some “awful” meals have been recorded in both locations of late.
“New Orleans was never closer!”; in the face of all the upstart competition, this ever-“lively” Chelsea surf ’n’ turf shack still offers “excellent ribs and burgers, and other stuff that isn’t too healthy either”, plus the “best-value” lobster in town.
332-334 King’s Rd, London, SW3 5UR
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Monday to Thursday: 12noon – 11pm; Friday & Saturday: 12noon – 11:30pm; Sunday: 12noon – 10.30pm