Monthly Menu – May 3rd – June 6th

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.

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

Almond and Bulger Wheat Crumbed & Deep Fried Squid with Harissa Aioli: £11 (D)

Seared Tuna with Mint Courgette Ribbons and Roast Tomato, Chilli & Garlic Salsa: £12 (G, D)

Teriyaki Scallop and King Prawn Skewer with Siracha Braised Pak Choi: £14 (G, D)

Sardines stuffed with Wild Garlic, Sundried Tomatoes and Za’atar: £11 (G, D)

Spiced Candied Pork with Pineapple and Crispy Fried Onions: £12 ( D)

Norfolk Asparagus and Gochujang Pancakes with Kimchi and a Soy, Honey & Sesame Dip: £12 (V)

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

Seabass Fillet with Currant, Tomato, Garlic & Pistachio Crumb , Crushed New Potatoes and Herb Cream: £24 (G) (D adaptable)

Keralan Black Treacle Salmon with White Rice and Asian Oil Dressed Heritage Tomato Salad: £25 (G, D)

Green Thai Hake Fillet with Fine Beans, Broccoli, Pak Choi and a Curried Brioche Roll: £24 (G adaptable, D)

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

Surf and Turf Gumbo with Chorizo, Nduja, Pork, King Prawns, Soft Shell Crab and Garlic Bread: £32  (G, D)

Cabbage ‘Tacos’ with Roasted Celeriac, Date BBQ Sauce, Goat’s Cheese Crumb and Aromatic Oil: £20 (V) (VG)

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)

Warm Shortcake with Whipped Cream and Lemon Curd

Blood Orange Cheesecake with Vanilla Ice Cream (G)

Chocolate Risotto with Raisins, Hazelnuts and Praline Cream (G)

Fig & Blueberry Crumble with Custard (G, D)(Contains Nuts if Gluten Free)

Salt Caramel Blondie with Homemade Butterscotch ‘Angel Delight’ and Poached Pears (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)