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Crab Tavern City

Broadgate Circle, London, EC2M 2QS

((()* Fish & Seafood
Main course: £13
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Tuesday & Saturday: 11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday to Friday: 11:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00.

good location near Liverpool St. I had high expectations but it all felt a bit short, mostly the food. Everything was fine/good, just not excellent tough.

Joao Santos 20 October 2016
from London

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Crab Tavern City is a seafood restaurant and bar that boasts a menu that merges New York style with classic west coast American fare. Choose from an abundance of hero crab dishes, rolls and salads, as well as more refined dishes from the classic grill and seafood selection.

The Crab Tavern menu features signature dishes like crab 'n' waffle, crab Caesar salad, and the perfect-for-sharing 'Tavern Platter': a steamy mix of crispy soft shell crab, charred corn, crab tartare, whitebait and squid. Elsewhere on the menu, discover crab-filled rolls with tastes of California, Maryland and China. The soft shell crab burger is the 'hero' dish at Crab Tavern served with Old Bay seasoned fries. If crab isn't your thing, there’s also vegetarian & non-seafood options, with dishes such as baby beetroot salad, Portobello burger & spatchcock poussin.

Dessert is an expectantly indulgent affair ranging from homemade fruit pies served with organic blueberry ice cream to the more adventurous pecan, chilli & maple tart with lime tequila sorbet. Much-loved classics including baked cheesecake, whilst sundaes are sweetly reminiscent of an American diner.

In the foodie hub of Broadgate Circle, Crab Tavern adds some American seaside glamour to the City. Liverpool Street Station is a short walk away.

Crab Tavern City

Broadgate Circle, London, EC2M 2QS

Contact +44 2070962044

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Customer reviews for Crab Tavern City

3.7 ((()* (based on 89 reviews)
77% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( by from London

    Great service, excellent food and Prosecco at £29 a bottle.
    What's not to like?

  • ((((* by from London

    good location near Liverpool St. I had high expectations but it all felt a bit short, mostly the food. Everything was fine/good, just not excellent tough.

  • (((** by from London

    I went to Crab Tavern with some friends during the 2016 London Restaurant Festival on a fixed 3 courses menu. Unfortunately they run out of most of the main dishes listed in both fixed and main standard menu, which was quite disappointing as we were really excited to get the whole crab, extra oysters and extra hot platter to share. We received a free Prosecco bottle instead. I enjoyed the food, especially the starters, even tho few dishes we received were missing some main ingredients listed in the description and we had to point that out to the staff. I guess I will try to dine at the Crab Tavern again and see if I have better luck with the service and fish availability.

  • (((** by from Surrey

    Such as shame but we didn't enjoy our experience. Booked as part of the London Restaurant Festival to try a new place as we love seafood. Greeting and service was good, however it was downhill from there. The lighting was poor and this resulted in the menu being difficult to read. We went as a couple expecting to be able to have a pleasant conversation but the music was incredibly loud so conversation was out. We asked our server if the volume could be reduced but was told that Thursday and Friday are party nights (this was 6pm on a Thursday) and although she would ask it was not really possible.

    Our server offered help with the menu in case there were any queries. There was a little confusion when we asked for the included cocktail to be non-alcoholic. The food arrived promptly. For the first course we both chose a cold dish and they were both over chilled making them pretty tasteless. For the main course we both has crab dishes, both of which were over cooked. I had whole crab which was almost impossible to eat properly because it was too dark to see if I was getting the crab meat out of the shell.

    Overall I feel the restaurant part of this business suffers because of the bar part.

  • ((((* by from London

    Service very good. Food standard good. We were disappointed because we booked for £30 3 course meal with cocktail ,but was told that it wasn't ready for the night.

  • ((*** by from London

    Tasty squid starter and sharing platters ok. Whole experience let down by our waiter not advising us to order less food because we didn't need 2 hot platters. It was our first time so we had no idea about the portion sizes. We then had to ask for our food to be cleared a long time after we had finished eating. Our waiter was not particularly friendly and disengaged.

  • ((((( by from Hertfordshire

    Great food drinks. Wonderful live music too

  • ((((* by from London

    Hot seafood platter was lovely. Service was good. Music however was too loud.

  • ((((( by from London

    Lovely food. Lovely staff.

  • ((((* by from London

    Great food and atmosphere

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