About Us

From Sri Lanka to Rayners Lane!

The Fat Crab was founded in 2014 with the idea of bringing the flavours and nostalgia of Sri Lankan home food to the masses. It was an adventure to create the smell of the sea, warmth of the sandy beaches, exotic spices and the warmth of the people to the table.

The idea was to bring friends, families and seafood lovers to enjoy the riches of the sea in the simplest way possible. At The Fat Crab, it is all about enjoying seafood in an unpretentious way, surrounded by your loved ones and friends.

The Fat Crab, is about people getting together over great seafood, drinks, music and getting messy and chatty.

We source the best local seafood, delivered everyday to ensure the freshness and the highest quality, so your visit to The Fat Crab is the “ultimate seafood experience.”

Our unique selling point

At The Fat Crab we serve our food with a twist. Here is how it works; you choose your side and your main dish, then you pick your heat and your spice.

Whilst you enjoy your starter we prepare your main and sides and serve it to you in our big steamer bags.  Our steamer bags ensure that all of the juices from your main and sides are infused and locked in from the moment it is cooked until you open it on your table.

There’s nothing quite like opening one of our steamer bags and seeing the steam and smelling the fresh, juicy King Crab and a dozen Prawns, delicious!…

Only the freshest products

Our Blue Swimmer Crab is sourced from Sri Lanka, King Crab from Canada, Snow Crab from Norway, Prawns from Ecuador and Tristan Lobster from the Tristan Islands.

Homemade flavours

All of our secret seasonings and flavours are created daily by our chefs. Once you have tried our lemon pepper fries you will not look at fries the same way again!