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Summary

“Unbelievably fresh seafood” (“an incredible treat for crab lovers…”, “tasty lobster roll”, “fillets of various fish”) are “caught daily by local trawlers” and “delivered straight from boat to plate in hours” at this “funky waterfront location”. “A lively shack tucked away on the back beach”, there’s “nothing fancy about it”, but service is “with a smile” and “the only problem is getting a table”.

£44
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The husband catches it and the wife cooks it” at this seaside shack, “in a fantastic location on Teignmouth’s back beach” (“get a seat on the terrace for a great sunset”). “The catch from the owner’s fishing boats is exceptional” and “doesn’t get any fresher”“the crab is so good!!!!!” – and “you’re by the water, and it smells amazing”. (“The only problem is getting a table” and “they do observe the time allocation rather religiously...”)

£42
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Go hungry” when you visit this family-run beachside shack, which serves “the best seafood for miles around”, and has “a fantastic setting on Teignmouth’s back beach”. “Don’t just think about rocking up – it’s so difficult to get a table, but worth it if you do!” (“Hopefully the new terrace will end the nightmare of having to book so far in advance.”)

£41
Exceptional
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Fish comes “straight off the boat into the kitchen” at this “busy” but “relaxed” family-run beachside shack; it’s “really popular with locals and tourists”, though... “half the battle is getting a table”.

£28
Exceptional
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
Yes
30
9 pm
30
3 Queen St, Teignmouth, TQ14 9HN
Opening hours

Last orders: 9 pm

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