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This “whacky little space” in Finnieston with lots of nooks and crannies, and also perches to eat up at the counter, “consistently delivers fantastic, super-fresh fish and seafood, cooked and served with real passion”. Now in its tenth anniversary year, its legion of fans “absolutely love it” but be warned: it gets “really busy”.

£56
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A tiny Finnieston classic offering the “best seafood in the area” in a stylish if cramped setting; the menu covers pretty much everything under the sea (all “fab”) but it’s the daily specials, chalked up on the board, that are “really special – try them!”

£55
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The eponymous crab is superb” (“the crab cakes are real crab cakes”), at this “tiny, noisy, cramped little bar off a busy Glasgow street”; it serves “a limited but excellent selection” of “awesomely good fresh fish”“I’ve never been disappointed with anything off the tattered menu!”

£53
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Hugely popular” and “exuberantly cheerful” West End spot universal praised for its “soul-restoring” seafood; OK, so it's “not THAT cheap”, but “the quality of the ingredients would preclude that” – and “it's so tiny that you feel quite triumphant getting a table!”

£50
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5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Reviews of Crabshakk Restaurant in G3, Glasgow by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Crabshakk restaurant.
Sarah W
Really think this restaurant is resting on ...
Reviewed 7 months, 29 days ago

"Really think this restaurant is resting on its laurels and using the excuse of fresh fish cooked simply to get away with doing very little. Whole crab was good, but served too cold and without bread - small pot of mayonnaise and some leaves were the only additions. Scallops were served in a searing hot skillet and continued cooking for some time - the chef couldn't have known they wouldn't be overcooked by the time we ate them. It was a starter sized meal served as a main course, with no vegetables or sides on the menu to enhance the fish."

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1114 Argyle St, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8TD
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-12 am
Tuesday12 pm-12 am
Wednesday12 pm-12 am
Thursday12 pm-12 am
Friday12 pm-12 am
Saturday12 pm-12 am
Sunday12 pm-12 am

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