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The Crab & Lobster Inn

32 Foreland Fields Road, Bembridge, England
The Crab & Lobster Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to the Crab and Lobster Inn at Bembridge for my birthday. I really wanted fish and chips and looking at their advert I thought it would have to be good. Service was good and we were given a table with a view and we duly ordered the cod chips for two. When it arrived presentation was good but... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place had been recommended by several people and so my partner and I gave it a try (since we both love seafood). I can only say that the food, staff and service were all excellent. So much so, we went back the following night to have another meal. We would highly recommend everyone to eat here but would advise... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked The Crab & Lobster as a surprise and we both found it to be a lovely place to stay. Our room had sea views, was larger other rooms we have stayed in especially the en-suite bathroom. It was well furnished, clean, light (3 opening windows) and all the usual facilities. The breakfast menu in the restaurant included a... More 

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review. I am delighted you both enjoyed your romantic break away. I have passed on your comments to our team here at the pub as we all look forward to welcoming you back to us the next time you visit Bembridge. Kind Regards Carole Duty Manager More 

Shanklin, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit here and it was a lovely meal. We all had starters and mains and none of us had one complaint (and my other half usually has many) he even said the gammon was the best he had ever had!!my only gripe was the wine was way over priced but it didn't ruin my day!! Would... More 

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read your comments and that all of your party enjoyed their experience with us. I am sorry that you feel the wine was over priced, but we are advised by our wine suppliers of the recommended price and that is specific also to our market sector.... More 

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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here Bank Holiday Monday lunch. It is order at the bar (which I'm not a fan of) and service was slightly random - they didn't know if we had had starters when they came to collect the plates for example. Putting the negatives aside, the crab ramekin was lovely, and the fish and chips were great. In fact,... More 

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the fact the waiting team didn't realise you had ordered starters, I have passed your comments onto our Head Waitress and she can utilise your review as part of her training and development for her team. have also passed your other comments onto our Head Chef,... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this inn because it was advertised as dog friendly, we were made very welcome as was our dog. The food was excellent and the service quick and efficient. We had the local crab salad and it was delicious. It is in a lovely spot overlooking the bay at Bembridge.

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and we look forward to welcoming you all back to the pub the next time you visit Bembridge. Kind regards Carole Duty Mananger More 

Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Specifically visited the IOW to eat at this restaurant and we were definitely not disappointed with the food or view!!!. Seafood platter was delicious, staff were friendly and helpful and the owner was delightful. We are looking forward to returning and staying the night in the rooms.

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. I have passed your comments onto all the team here at the pub. We are all so pleased that your enjoyed your dining experience with us and we all look forward to welcoming you back the next time you visit the Island. Kind Regards Caroline,Ian and the team More 

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Crab is a fantastic pub with a local heart that's never rolled over and become a corporate venue or ghastly gastropub - long may it continue. We've eaten there many, many times and while it's not the cheapest, and perhaps the menu is a bit too large to be great at absolutely everything, the staff are first class and... More 

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. We utilise all reviews for our training and development of our team, and your comments were so positive and gives excellent feedback for me to pass onto our team. I do hope I have the opportunity to welcome you back to the pub the next time you visit... More 

Richmond, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed the seafood platter for 2. For the price the meal was reasonable and enjoyable with a good selection of shellfish including a fresh lobster. If you are looking for a good seafood lunch somewhere you can enjoy a nice walk afterwards along the shore, I would recommend this place. Don't expect anything fancy in terms... More 

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am so glad you enjoyed your seafood platter, and look forward to welcoming you back to the pub the next time you visit Bembridge kind regards Carole Duty Manager More 

Crystal Cove, Barbados
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have eaten at this restaurant, it has great views and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the staff are very friendly and the service is good, we live on the mainland but when we come over like to treat my parents (who retired to the island over 20 years ago) to a meal out .... More 

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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I have passed your comments onto our team here at the pub, and we just wanted to thank you for them as we use all our reviews as part of our training and development programme. I would like to reassure you that are prices are competitive within our market sector... More 

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