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The Seafood Shack

Situated in the rear of Thomas Tripp courtyard garden, the Seafood Shack is the hidden gem of Christchurch, serving the very best in locally sourced seafood & shellfish, surf & turf & great steaks.
Our Head Chef prepares daily specials plus food from our main menu and offers the opportunity for you to pre order any seasonal seafood and shellfish so that your time at the Seafood Shack is spot on, with you and your guests having the freshest fish and best time ever.

Simply book in advance (when Covid restructions allow) and select the seafood you fancy – we will do the rest.

Opening Hours: Friday & Saturdays 6pm-12 midnight, Sundays 12 noon- 9pm (subject to demand).

Note: Table reservation is essential due to current Covid regulations.

We are a fully approved Covid-secure venue.

Hire the Shack…

Hire the shack for your birthday / anniversary / celebrations.

With access as a private room and private dining service or buffet style event.

Hire the Shack

For parties up to around 60 people with seating for up to 50 people, toilets and a private bar in this rustic surf side setting, this may be perfect for the event you want.

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Events to look out for


Fruits de Mer Evenings – £48 per head

Join us for an incredible evening from 7.30pm of fresh locally sourced Seafood & Shellfish, an absolute seafood feast! Including a hot & cold selection of lobster, crab, oysters, king prawns, mussels & much more! Also enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival!

Steak and Crab Nights – 2 main courses for £40

Have a fun night in the Seafood Shack selecting either; a locally sourced Sirloin steak cooked to your liking served with heritage tomatoes, mushrooms and chips, or a whole freshly caught dressed crab, served with dressed mixed salad and chips

Surf ‘n’ Turf  Nights – £38 per head

Posh surf n’ turf – Half a fresh and locally sourced lobster served with a sirloin steak cooked to your liking, accompanied by Mediterranean roast veg and chips