With the goal in mind to “slap the posh out of lobster”, according to owner Niall Sabongi, the cosy restaurant is
The menu is purely seafood based.
Each can be served up a variety of ways, including torched, naked or dressed.
There’s also a half pint of Atlantic Prawns with a brandy spiked sauce, Lambay crab claws with aioli, lobster rolls and crab on toast – among the many other tasty treats.
I was lucky enough to get to try the seafood platter – which included whole crab, prawns, a half lobster, and three oysters – one from each place, one naked and two dressed.
The staff were incredibly attentive and welcoming – even offering to help out when I embarrassingly couldn’t quite figure out how to crack the crab.
The crab shack style restaurant goes for a nautical theme, with many of the decorations looking like they could pulled straight out of a ship.
There’s also a string going the length of the restaurant where people can pin up their reviews – with many people opting to take a more humourous approach to their verdict, and making mini-comics or funny drawings.
Throughout the night, the restaurant was bustling – each seat was filled, there was a lineup outside the door at some points despite the high turnover.
It was incredibly easy to see why the restaurant was so busy. With such a friendly, warm atmosphere and delicious bites to eat, a night out at Klaw is unforgettable.