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The Crab & Lobster

Certificate of Excellence
Mill Lane | Sidlesham, Sidlesham, Chichester PO20 7NB, England
The Crab & Lobster
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent two nights here during Americas Cup, whilst the weather was appalling for our first day, the welcome, our accommodation and the food was all exemplary. The staff were fairly busy at all times, nevertheless they went out of their way to attend to our every wish. Apart from the position of the pub, in a quiet location of a... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. For £25 per main course, I expect not to be treated like I'm in the way. The staff were rude and clearly rushed off their feet. They practically threw the food at us, and one of them stank of cigarettes. There wasn't a smile to be seen from any of them and we had to... More 

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Marlborough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We received a very warm welcome on arrival and were shown straight to our room. The 1/3 pint bottle of fresh milk in the fridge along with bottled water was a lovely touch. My slight disappointment was that the room was slightly small, but that certainly didn't spoil our stay. We ate in the restaurant, with out doubt the best... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Here's what's lovely about the Crab & Lobster: Everything. Enjoyed a very, very nice traditional Sunday lunch, we were well looked after by the friendly and efficient staff, the menu is varied and tempting, the ingredients are top quality. I particularly enjoyed the new season spring lamb (a shame that it was Scottish and not local) and the roast potatoes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

New to trip advisor over last couple of months and on basis of sharing experiences wanted to say just couple of points. Waiting on staff should not be in hospitality had no people skills Food was just ok Bill at end was wrong bill at first we were a couple but had a bill for table of 4 with champagne... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My father brought me here today for lunch and I have to say it was just lovely. From the start our host was friendly and obliging allowing us time to decide if we should sit inside or outside. The menu was varied but not too much was on offer. The food was timely and tasty with enough flare to set... More 

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West Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Crab and Lobster for a night to celebrate her birthday. It's not cheap but in comparison to general B and B and hotel prices I do feel it offers value for money. Our de luxe room was well appointed although the positioning of the fridge and refreshment tray in the wardrobe was not... More 

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godalming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night, room 1. Also stayed for dinner. From the warm welcome from all the staff to the quality of the room..outstanding. The room is beautifully simple in design but a great deal of thought was invested in its layout and quality decoration. The new shower system is excellent. A minor "I wish" would have been more substantial pillows!,,... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We turned up with a big party and were very well looked after. The roast beef was medium rare, quite tough, but with plenty of flavour. The local crab was spot on. Decent vegetables, carefully cooked and in worthwhile proportions accompanied everything. Very friendly and well organised staff, good local beers, sensible wine list, wonderful location. What's not to like?... More 

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A group of 5 of us went to the restaurant last week for dinner. It was Thursday night and raining heavily, so we weren't surprised it was a bit quiet in the restaurant. We were greeted very warmly and showed to a nice table in a quiet corner. I thought the place was well fitted out and I liked the... More 

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