Current Menu – July 4th – August 29th

Please be aware some dishes may sell out due to popularity and we may not always have Crab and Lobster available if the Fisherman are unable to go to Sea due to bad weather or we sell out due to their popularity. We may be called the Crab House, but this is just a name, and we are ultimately a Seafood and Fish Restaurant.

To bait your appetite……………….

Symbols applied to suit Allergens and dishes will be adapted accordingly ….. G = No Gluten, D = No Dairy can be adapted accordingly, and all other allergies can be catered/adapted for also, just let us know on booking.

(Our Kitchen contains all the above and with severe allergies to nuts, shellfish or gluten we may not be able to offer products fried or oven baked due to cross contamination)

Natural Southerland Brancaster Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette (G, D)

Baked Southerland Brancaster Oysters with Garlic & Parmesan Butter(G)

All £3.25 each or 6 for £16.50

Try with a Callooh Coastal Gin with Seaweed or a Bloody Mary Vodka Shot – Both £4 or a Glass of Champagne -£14.50 (175ml) or Winbirri Fizz £14.50 (175ml)

Smoked Eel: £5, (G, D)/ Roll Mop Herrings: £5 (G,D) / Chilli Oil Infused Manchego: £5 (G), Krusty Loaf Ciabatta & Focaccia Bread with Cold Pressed Norfolk Rapeseed Oil or our Flavoured Oil  & Balsamic: £5 (G,D) , Hot Lime and Chilli Dressed Crayfish Tails: £5 (G,D) / Cockles in Cider Vinegar: £5 (G,D) /Shell on Crevettes: £5 (G, D), Smoked Trout: £5 (G, D), Green & Black Olives: £5 (G, D) Smoked Mackerel : £5 (G, D)

Choose 4 for £17.50- All Cold from the fridge

Hook a Small Basket of Crispy Panko Crumbed Prawns with Sweet Chilli Sauce or Whitebait with Tartare: £6.50 (D)

Casting Off

Baked Scallops with Roasted Red Peppers, Romesco Sauce and Goat’s Cheese: £12 (G, D adaptable)

Sugar and Salted Squid with Green Sweet Chilli Sauce, Pomegranate and Crispy Mint: £12 (G (traces), D)

Yakatori King Prawn and Spring Onion Skewer with Fennel Kimchi Slaw: £12 (G, D)

Peruvian Seabass Ceviche with Sweet Potato, Avocado, Cancha Corn and Tiger’s Milk £13 (G, D)

Shredded Chicken with Soy, Chilli and Garlic Sauce, Green Peppers and Spring Onions: £12 (G, D)

Miso Glazed Aubergine with Minted Coconut Yoghurt, Tahini Dressing and Toasted Sesame Seeds: £11 (V) (VG) (G, D)

Starter Specials also available…….

Salads (D, G)

Our Salads are served cold except for the Lobster which is served warm with the butter melted.

Frary’s Wells Dressed Crab: £21

Billy Ward’s Garlic Buttered Lobster: Half £27 / Whole £47

Dressed Crab & 1/2 Lobster: £41

All served with a choice of Potato Side, Citrus Dressed Leaves, Homemade Pickles, Beetroot, Tomato and Bloomer Bread – (G, D)

Main Catch

Paprika Butter Baked Salmon Fillet with Potato, Olive, Lemon and Orange Sauté: £25 (G, D)

Plaice Fillet with Pesto Crushed New Potatoes, Samphire and Sauce Vierge: £24 (G, D)

Spiced Swordfish with Berbere Ratatouille and Ajwain & Onion Pilaf: £25 (G, D)

Beer Battered Haddock with Garden Peas, House Tartare, Hand Cut Chips and Salad: £19 (D)(G Baked)

Spiced Lentil & Quinoa Balls with Coconut Curry and Fenugreek Sauce and Pak Choi: £24 (V) (VG) (G, D)

Garlic & Onion Pork Chop with a Warm Salad of Potato, Sugar Snap Peas, Roasted Red Pepper, Spring Onion, and Chorizo topped with Pickled Radish: £24 (G, D)

Main Specials also available……..

Seafood Platters

Our Cold Seafood Platters are designed to share with maybe an extra side but do come with Potato Salad and Citrus Dressed Leaves…. All can be adapted for Non Gluten and Non Dairy.

Crab Platter

Frary’s Dressed Crab, Shell on Crevettes, Cider Vinegar Cockles, Crayfish Tails, Oak Smoked Salmon and Rollmops: For 1: £27 For 2: £42 – Why not add an extra 1/2 of Garlic Buttered Lobster: £20

Lobster Platter – Billy Ward’s Warm Garlic Buttered Wells Lobster’s, Shell on Crevettes, Cider Vinegar Cockles, Crayfish Tails, Oak Smoked Salmon and Rollmops: For 1: £35, For 2: £70  Add a Dressed Crab: £12

The Bigger One (for 2-4) – Frary’s Dressed Crabs, Billy Ward’s Warm Garlic Buttered Wells Lobster’s, Oak Smoked Salmon, Shell on Crevettes, Cider Vinegar Cockles, Crayfish Tails, Roll mops, Smoked Mackerel, Smoked Trout, Smoked Eel: £110 (if no Lobster is available then: £70 For 2 and £35 for 1)

Bucket of Handcut Chips :£5 (G -Traces)/Bucket of Bacon Dusted Fries :£5 /Side Salad :£5 /New Potatoes :£4 /Bucket of Plain Fries: £4, Bucket of Sweet Potato Fries :£4.50, Shallot, Horseradish & Dill Potato Salad : £5

To Reel It In – All £9 (G, D, VG)

Chocolate Biscuit Sandwich with Amarene Cherries (G)

Maple & Pecan Cheesecake with Banana Curd and Pecan & Maple Ice Cream (G)

Raspberry Custard Cake with Berries and Crème Legere (Contains Nuts)

Peach & Raspberry Crumble with Custard (G, D)(Contains Nuts if Gluten Free)

Lemon and Tonka Bean Brulée with Vanilla Shortbread (G)

Selection of Norfolk Ice Creams & Sorbets from Ronaldo’s and Dann’s- £2.25 a Scoop (G, D)

Affogato :£4.50

Snappagato: £6.75 – Salted Caramel Ice Cream, Espresso Coffee and a Shot of  Black Shuck Banana & Toffee Schnapps.

Biscotti Biscuits to dip into a 50ml Tuscan Dessert Wine – Bonacchi, Vin Santo del Chianti 2010 – Amber in colour with intense, heady aromas of candied fruit and toffee. The palate is sweet, with balancing freshness and shows lovely complexity from the ageing, which delivers caramel notes with sweet, citrus fruits through to a deliciously long finish – £7.50

Please note – Our desserts change throughout the month and we have a Vegan Pudding available.

Wells Crab House Children’s Menu

Garlic Buttered Toast – £2 (G)

Crispy Fried King Prawns – £4.50 (D)


Cold Oak Smoked Salmon with New Potatoes & Peas :£8 ( G & D)

Cheese & Tomato topped Flatbread with Fries & Salad: £7.50

Breaded Chicken Goujon with Fries and Peas : £8 (G (Traces) & D)

Battered Fish ‘n’ Fries and Peas :£8 (Can be baked without Batter – (G, D)

Seafood Platter – Crevettes, Crayfish, Rollmop, Cockles, Trout, Fries and Bread: £11 (G & D available)


Chocolate Fudge Sundae – £4 (G, D) adaptable

Smarties Ice Cream Sundae with Chocolate Sauce – £4 (G)

Fish Jelly Sweets with Vanilla Ice Cream – £3 (G & D with Sorbet)

Fresh Fruit with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream – £4 (D, G) (Vegan Pouring Cream Available)