At other times the Cribbar webcam pointed towards Fistral Beach as that’s “more interesting” to look at for the majority of the time. From the surf forecast, he predicted that it had potential to be the biggest wave the UK has ever seen. A legendary monster wave – The Cribbar – is expected to break off the Cornwall coast today as the county sees some of the biggest waves in the world. "The Cribbar is the reef that runs under the water from the Towan headland. This is the moment a daredevil surfer risked his life to take on Britain's biggest wave - … The Cribbar is a giant wave that can be surfed only by the best surfers – it arrives just 1-3 times a year, so is the best wave in Newquay to surf for those top surfers in the area. Reviewed 16 December 2019 . The Cribbar wave forms as the sea passes over a shallow reef off Fistral Beach, creating a very steep wave, in the same way a tsunami wave would react upon meeting shallower water. Photograph by Geoff Tydeman. A guy called Ben who I think was the manager, looked after us, nothing was to much trouble and made a fuss of the children. Had a great visit to the Cribbar today, lovely food and drink, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Andy wrote a review Nov 2019. Surfers Set To Brave Monster Cribbar Wave As Massive Swell Hits Cornwall Today! Reading, United Kingdom 15 contributions. Cornwall’s premier big wave widow maker, The Cribbar, came to life with some of the biggest and cleanest conditions seen in recent memory. Reserve a table at Cribbar, Newquay on Tripadvisor: See 534 unbiased reviews of Cribbar, rated 3.5 of 5, and one of 218 Newquay restaurants on Tripadvisor. Cribbar, Newquay: See 534 unbiased reviews of Cribbar, rated 3.5 of 5, and one of 218 Newquay restaurants on Tripadvisor. Welcome to Slug & Lettuce Newquay. Surfer risks life on 40ft 'widowmaker' wave. The Cribbar, Newquay: See 41 reviews, articles, and 13 photos of The Cribbar, ranked No.7 on Tripadvisor among 17 attractions in Newquay. It is shallower than the surrounding sea and when the right swell comes in it breaks over the reef. Family Lunch. The Cribbar, Newquay: See 41 reviews, articles, and 13 photos of The Cribbar, ranked No.7 on Tripadvisor among 17 attractions in Newquay. Amazing service. Jeff Scott at the Cribbar in February 2019. Local XXL charger, Tom Butler, was a standout during the three day swell bender, and told us: “It was definitely the biggest day I’ve had out there by far.” ... Easter 2019 - Friday 19 April 2019 to Monday 22 April 2019 May Day Bank Holiday Monday 6 May 2019 After a huge £400,000 investment we are throwing our doors wide open and cannot wait for you to come inside and see our beautiful bar.