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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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NORTHANTS
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33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch and took the dogs , they went wild on the beach which stretches for miles when ride out , had lovely lunch crab cakes and chips to die for ! Would recommend especially if you have dogs , they are still worn out a day later !

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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. We constantly look to improve our customer experience and I am so pleased to read how much you enjoyed your visit. I look forward to welcoming you back to the pub the next time you visit the Island Regards & Best Wishes Carole Duty Manager More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Difficult to sleep because of doors constantly banging down below. Need to fit slow closure hinges. Breakfasts ok. Need a little more TLC to update property. Gardens could be tidier and weed free drives and patios.

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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 sorry to hear that you had didn't sleep very well, we do advertise that our accommodation is over our pub, but the noise levels do subside when the pub closes and we do ask all of our customers to be respectful of the accommodation guests. We do have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was decent but the half of lobster was barely 4 mouth fulls really disappointed in the size for £19.50, chips were not to my liking, big and quite greasy but others might like them. Salad could of done with 4 times more iceberg lettice but had a nice mix to it.

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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. We do utilise all our reviews as part of our training and development programme. As our chips are the largest part of our menu selection, we have completed blind tastings with our client base, to establish feed back on them and our current chips have proved to be the most... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here after having tried the other seafood café near the lifeboat. They had no crab there, so we decided to try the Crab and Lobster. And a good decision it was. My friend had a half lobster, billed as being from Bembridge. She said it was very good. I had a colossal bowl of moules marinières, all of... 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 are constantly striving to improve our customer experience and I am delighted to read your comments in reference to your visit. I have passed them on to all of our team as I feel they are inspirational for them to see how their hard work really does... More 

Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 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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crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am deeply sorry to read that your fish and chips was not to your satisfaction, I have passed on your comments to our Head Chef, and he and I both wish you had brought this to our attention on the day as we would happily of offered you and alternative choice of meal, and... More 

St. Neots, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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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 our team here at the pub as we utilise all of our reviews as part of our training and development programme. I look forward to welcoming you back to the pub the next time you visit the Island. Kind Regards Carole Duty... More 

Petersfield, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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 

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