Fancy Crab

4.2
206 reviews
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£41 and over
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Seafood
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
The Red King Crab is a luxurious, unique delight. The Fancy Crab chefs have created a variety of dishes for you to enjoy, including burgers, salads, and many other main courses. Our menu is a treasure for every fresh seafood connoisseur.

The Red King Crab is not the only thing we serve; you can also treat yourself to oysters, octopus, fish or shellfish. All with imaginative and tasty sides, designed to compliment each dish in its own way.

We put all our imagination, passion and enthusiasm into the restaurant. At Fancy Crab, we have created a place where you can enjoy food, service and comfort alike.

In 2018, Fancy Crab was awarded the 'Best Designed Casual Dining Restaurant', this was a national award and something that the team are very proud of. So you can be sure that not just the food, but also the setting are award winning quality.

Special Offers

Fancy Tuesdays at Fancy Crab Tuesdays only from 12 PM to 10 PM: Premi

For every dozen oysters ordered, a bottle of Prosecco is for free.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 19 June 2019

Ends: 29 August 2019

Availability: Thu 12:00-22:00

Premium platter and a glass of Prosecco each for only £36

Fancy Tuesdays at Fancy Crab Tuesdays only from 12 PM to 10 PM: Premium platter and a glass of Prosecco
for each guest at the table for only £36.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 19 June 2019

Ends: 27 August 2019

Availability: Tue 12:00-22:00

Birthday bookings: 10% Off

Enjoy 10% off when booking for your birthday. Booking can be a week before or up to a week after your birthday.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 1 June 2019

Ends: 31 August 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-22:30

Weekend brunch with bubbles

Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm the Special brunch menu. You can add 1,5 hours of unlimited Prosecco for only £15.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 1 June 2019

Ends: 31 August 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-17:00
Sat 12:00-17:00

Feast on London: From £16

2-course lunch £16 and 3-course lunch £19 per person (special menu, inc. drink).

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 1 June 2019

Ends: 31 August 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-17:00

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Daily 12:00PM - 10:00PM

What 206 People Are Saying
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4.1
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4.1
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London
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great staff and the food was fantastic. They made a real effort for my friend's birthday including her dessert served with candles!

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G
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 1

We try this restaurant based in reviews and it was disappointing from the greeting at the door to service throughout the meal.

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LT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

So long wait, I can understand for the food as the restaurant was pretty busy ( but not full) but 25 min for a G&T after that you chase the waiter twice...it’s too much.
Wouldn’t come back again...for the price you pay you can definitely find better places

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r
London
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 3

Average seafood, but side dishes that never arrived despite reminders. We were promised free desserts by way of an apology, but these appeared on the bill. One person asked what cheeses were on the cheese board, the cheeses that arrived bore no resemblance to the promised food.
Pretty poor overall, would not go back. Lots of alternatives.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Fantastic! Open a fancy crab in the US!

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London
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

good good
great

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Berkshire
29 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Looks like the A-Team were on shift yesterday! Had a superb evening and staff were helpful with menu selection and allergies.

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s
London
27 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Fancy crab is a nice a clean cut restaurant. Amazing customer service. Thank you for a good experience.

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Berkshire
29 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Food was nice, going in a group or 4 or more is definitely economical as you can share a platter. Struggled a bit on the service despite being half empty - really struggled to get their act together on my gluten free request despite informing them at the rime of booking (although after quite a long wait they were able to advise). For parts of the meal we had the guy on his first night - he was nice enough but after hearing "I don't know it's my first day" for the 20th time it got a bit old - they should have trained the poor bloke. Definitely sit upstairs and not downstairs as downstairs smells of damp (you have to go downstairs to use the toilets) - a few dehumidifiers would not go amiss. Has all the elements to be a fantastic restaurant but a few things let them down on the night.

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London
4 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Excellent restaurant, worth a visit.

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n
London
41 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Really enjoyed Fancy Crab. Great good (mussels and fancy Cerviche are to die for), great service and great value.

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Sacramento
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 5Ambience 2

Food was not fresh, oily, very small portions for the size.

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London
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing, attentive service! Lovely food and environment!

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SN
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food and great ambience. Lovely for weekend brunches

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T
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Oh my god, how good is red king crab! The waiter recommended it rather baked than on ice and it was one of the best things I've ever eaten. I would dare to say it's way tastier than lobster. Everything else was beyond tasty too, especially the deserts. Lovely service. Amazing Ambiente. Great food.

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London
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

The red king crab leg was amazing. The food quality is outstanding but slightly on the expensive side for what u get

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K
London
14 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The lunch time menu is excellent value. Pity they over salted the fries. Toilets were clean and funky! Great ambience

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KD
Detroit
24 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Food and service were just so-so. My daughter chose this restaurant but it was a challenge for me to find something on the menu that I wanted to order. Chose the prawns but didn’t care for them. Left feeling hungry after that.

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C
London
119 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

If you like crab and seafood then I would recommend this restaurant. Everything tasted very fresh. Service was good and the place had a lively atmosphere.

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CP
London
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

I spent a very fun dinner with my family for my birthday, all the plates was very very good and the service has been gorgeous.

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MC
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Was recommended this restaurant by a friend and was not disappointed at all. Had the set menu and it was delicious.

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OT
London
14 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Firstly the staff are sooo accommodating, friendly and absolutely lovely. The crab always tastes sooo good

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b
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was great, food 1st class & was a good ambience would recommend it.

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J
London
12 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Was not happy with the overall experience as I heard good things and didn’t get that the wait for food was very long and only one or two dishes was very nice the rest I think was over price for the small portion. Of crab mainly the waiter tried his best to keep us happy but was not happy with the food and won’t be coming back and won’t recommend it to no one as it was mother day me and my guess felt the restaurant was not prepare for the special evening and it’s a shame we left Hungary still and had to go get McDonald’s after which tells u something sorry to give a bad review but this had to be said sorry fancy crab but there was nothing fancy about your food and restaurant.

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l
Detroit
11 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One word, amazing

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JH
London
22 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

A great ‘upper end casual dining’ ambience if you get my drift, busy, bustling atmosphere but not noisy!
The perfect place to get the weekend started on a Friday night! Ideal for a casual lunch, any day of the week! Weekends do ‘borromless brunch’!
So much choice when it comes to CRAB but other seafood available also meat dishes.
A great place to meet, eat, chat and drink!

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C
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 2

Ne jamais se fier a Instagramme !!!
Restauration nulle , plateau de fruits de mer plus que médiocre. Très decues.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely place, though pretty empty when I was there. Service was excellent, nice menu, great wine but the lobster was slightly over done.

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London
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went to treat my daugther and sister and we was impressed.
Nice staff and the food came within 15 mins
Food tasted real nice.
Cocktails lovely
Sure we was not even waiting that long
Bit pricey but worth the money

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L
London
17 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Overall a very nice place, grilled crab was very nice and artichoke side was very unusual and delicious. Not sure why there was a tiny flower in each champagne glass, it wasn’t a cocktail so can someone explain why it was there 🤔

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London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 3Ambience 2

Very poor signature dish - Singapore Crab . Horrible orange colour sauce with a sweetish taste. Not much crab and expensive at £28 per portion.

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London
5 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great last minutes find

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London
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Really nicely decorated place and ideal for date night- excellent service there from the staff.

Personally I felt the food wasn’t that great as I thought it would be (felt it lacked flavour and was a bit dull)

I had the Tiger prawns, Scallops- starters, Singapore chilli and crab gratin- mains.

Maybe will try the classic lobster and crab - next time :) which maybe is better

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London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

The sea food platter was below par and not super fresh. The extra oysters that we ordered were all tiny and below average.
Mains were disappointing and we left most of the chilly Singapore crab dish.
That was my second time at Fancy Crab after a few month and my partner and I were very disappointed.
I wouldn’t go back or recommend it.
A seafood restaurant should have top shellfish as it is their speciality.

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London
5 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A fantastic meal. Our waiter Luis was exceptional, with nothing too much trouble for him. We went "off menu" for our starter and he organised it with the chef with no fuss. All the food was faultless, fresh & cooked to perfection. We will definitely be back again.

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DC
London
13 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Cocktails were impressive and value for money.

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K
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

The service is extremely bad. We had to wait 10 minutes before we could order drinks, we had to remind them after 15 minutes, it took another 15 minutes to receive cocktails and water.
The food orders took longer than expected as well. With the starters they forgot to bring us cutlery (it was hard to get eye contact with them so we stood up and went to the bar to ask things specifically).
It took approx 30 minutes in between the starters and main course were served which was really annoying. In the end we asked to remove the service charge from the bill but I don't thing this was enough. Only once they apologised when the runner brought us the mains.. but the Floor Manager did not show any apology.

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SJ
London
7 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really liked the atmosphere. A limited menu but the food was great, especially the King Crab. Service was very attentive and helpful without being obtrusive. The one negative was that it took 15 minutes to get seated as the reception was undermanned and the responsible individual was required to clear tables and serve as well as greeting customers.

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London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Terrible service! Waited an hour and a half for food on valentines day only to be told the order was never put through. No one knew what they were doing, long queues at the door, difficult to get a drink. We had to walk out. Avoid.

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OD
London
28 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Service poor. We’re given a birthday cake, when it was for the table behind. Singaporean crab way too much ginger and overall a very poor experience.

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