Fodor's Expert Review Crabshakk

$$ West End Seafood Fodor's Choice

Anything but a shack, this intimate dining room has heavy wooden tables and chairs, an elegantly ornate ceiling, and a bar so shiny and inviting that it seems to almost insist you have a drink. The food comes from the sea—oysters, lobster, and squid—and you can have your choice served iced, grilled, roasted, or battered. The fish varies daily according to the day's catch, and only local and sustainably sourced Scottish seafood is featured. The fish sandwich and crab cakes are favorites on the lunch menu. In the evening, mussels and scallops draw the eye. The buzz of conversation and the perfectly modulated music create the right atmosphere. Reservations are essential.

Seafood Trendy Sceney Lunch Dinner Fodor's Choice $$

Quick Facts

1114 Argyle St.
Glasgow, Glasgow City  G3 8TD, Scotland


Known For:
  • Great seafood cooking
  • Art deco feel
  • Very intimate
  • Local and sustainably sourced Scottish seafood
  • Art deco decor
  • Reservations essential

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