A Passion For Food The Finest Seafood In Bournemouth


Alongside the Park Central Hotel is The Crab Restaurant, a two Rosette fine dining, seafood restaurant. Our Michelin star trained chefs will take your breath away with their passion and skill.  The Crab is renowned for serving some of the freshest, locally sourced fish with an exquisite menu that  changes regularly to compliment the seasons.  These delicious dishes are served in contemporary surroundings by our warm and friendly staff.

Our selection


The Crab at Bournemouth is one of Dorset's finest, AA rated 2 rosette seafood restaurant. Situated directly opposite the Bournemouth International Center and just moments from Bournemouth Pier. Our passionate chefs create an array of delicious dishes sourced from fresh, local produce. Our contemporary surroundings have friendly and personable staff that will make you feel most welcome. A lovely, relaxing atmosphere with an open balcony when weather permits.

Our choice


Explore our well-travelled wine list, sip cocktails created by our expert cocktail makers, and beers from the best breweries. There’s always time for wine at The Crab Bournemouth, especially when we’ve got such a stunning hand-picked selection. You’ll find all your favourites wines when being supplied by the best.

Friday & Saturday

Music At The Crab

Join us for drinks and dinner accompanied by our talented resident pianist playing Friday and Saturday Evenings. To book a table or for more information contact our friendly team on 01202 203 601

Classic tastes



Dry Gin, Lemon, Sugar, Champagne


Tequila, orange juice, grenadine


White Rum, Lime Juice, Sugar, Soda, Mint


Hennessey Brandy, Cacao Brown, Double Cream

Reds & whites


Puligny-Montrachet, Remoissenet Pére & Fils, France

Hawthorn Blossom, Green Fruits and A Hint of Buttered Toast (White)

Beaune 1er Les Gréves, Edouard Delaunay, France

Cherry, Blackberry, Spice, Earth Undertones. Expressive & Spicy (Red)

Pouilly-Fuissé Les Petites Pierres, Louis Jadot, France

A Very Fine Example From This Famous Village, Full Flavoured, Buttery, With Notes Of Green Apple (White)

Chateauneuf-Du-Pape, Clos De L'Oratoire, Ogier, France

Surprising Floral Notes Of Grass and Acacia, Evolve Into More Classic Notes Of Red Berries And Menthol (Red)

Find The Crab


The Crab Restaurant & Bar

Exeter Road

Bournemouth BH2 5AJ

Opening hours:
Mon – Thu: 12.00 pm – 4.30pm / 5.30pm – 10.00 pm
Fri – Sun: 12.00 pm – 4.30pm / 5.30pm – 10.00 pm

Fine Dining Restaurant

Visit our associate hotel to have a pleasant stay and book the wonderful Christmas package!