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The Crab & Lobster

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Mill Lane | Sidlesham, Sidlesham, Chichester PO20 7NB, England
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many good things about eating here. In general, my experience was "very good" and not outstanding. The menu is rich and varied, with fresh meat and fish which look, smell and taste very nice. I found the starter choices more exciting, though. It is a pub and it is clearly very popular, so book early and be prepared... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to book a deluxe room at last minute, just to get away to relax. I was told as I phoned to book at last minute, I was offered a deluxe room at a reduced rate. It was a lovely room at the top of the stairs overlooking the main road one side, the other side overlooking the car... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived with friends after a walk around the harbour. Tried to order a drink and food. Chose to sit outside with some friends who had already arrived and where enjoying their drinks. This was unacceptable to the staff who were surely and unhelpful. Left without spending any money. AND WILL NEVER RETURN. EVER.

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Evening meal for two. Food was excellent. Wine choice good, if served a bit too warm even for red. A bit pricey for pub grub, but overall very good. Staff very efficient. Nice place and location. Car park small but room on the road. You need to book in advance.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Always a great place to eat. The current menu offers a great deal of choice and some very interesting flavours. The service is great and everyone is both welcoming and friendly. We drive some distance to eat here and it is always worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Six of us enjoyed an excellent meal after a very nice seven mile walk around the beautiful local coastline and countryside. On arrival we were greeted warmly by the restaurant staff who quickly showed us to our table and brought us drinks and menus. The food was superb from start to finish. We were brought some fresh bread with butter... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We arrived unannounced and on the spur of the moment to be warmly greeted by a great front of house person - Sophie? We popped in for a warm up hot drink after a blustery walk along the coast at Church Norton. Snuggled in front of the fire we did indeed order hot drinks until we caught sight of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a long weekend, as the first trip away with our new baby boy (10 weeks in). The staff were so relaxed with having him around, and our room had plenty of space to put pram and everything else we needed. This place is both a top restaurant and a high end accommodation, in a lovely rural... More 

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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We went to the Crab and Lobster for the first time to celebrate our daughter's 21st birthday. The staff were exceptionally warm, welcoming and genuine from the moment we arrived and triumphed with a spontaneous "Happy Birthday" decorated plate for our daughter's dessert. You felt that nothing would have been too much trouble and the staff all seemed lovely people... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We dropped into the Crab & Lobster looking for a light lunch, but full aware that this is a restaurant rather than a "local pub". The lady who greeted us was lovely, very helpful and assured us that we were just as welcome for a light lunch in the bar area (she was desperate to seat us in the restaurant,... More 

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