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The Lobster Pot

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Portland Bill, DT5 2JT, England
01305 820242
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Today
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery

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  • 161
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  • 112
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food and service A1!!

We ate here on Monday 20th... Brilliant blue sunny skies.. We had the bacon baguette and coffee. So so much bacon and the bread was just so fresh! Highly recommended. Food..service and views... All perfect. Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Claire S
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Stoke on Trent
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307 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Stoke on Trent
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We ate here on Monday 20th... Brilliant blue sunny skies.. We had the bacon baguette and coffee. So so much bacon and the bread was just so fresh! Highly recommended. Food..service and views... All perfect. Well worth a visit.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Visited the Lobster Pot twice this week on beautiful sunny days. Staff are very friendly and the food is good quality, well presented and reasonably priced. The views are stunning whatever the weather.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very nice cream tea. Unusual cake type fruit scones but ry nice and plenty of jam and clotted cream. Good old fashioned tea leaves in a pot. Fantastic views from the window if you had a good sunny clear day like we managed to have. The chips looked and smelt great even though we didnt have any. Recommended.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is an excellent value, friendly and very pleasant restaurant and not what one would expect judging by many 'seaside caffs' populating the coast in the UK. The environment is light airy and open, immaculately clean and staffed by some of the most efficient and pleasant people you could meet. We arrived and asked for a table for nine at... More 

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Cromford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a couple of strong recommendations for this restaurant and were looking forward to a special meal there. In the event, it seems to cater mainly for families with young children. The food is of good quality and reasonable price but there is nothing really interesting on the menu - it's all quite basic fare. The service was excellent... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Well done on a unique service: cutlery dumped in the middle of the table; deliberately obtuse and utterly insolent attitude by waitress to my family. One local crab does not a good service make. Perhaps it was my accent ...

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Very good food and service. Lovely views from tables by the windows. Reasonably priced and varied menu.

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Kent, England
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111 reviews 111 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stunning views, but very weather dependant. The service can be good and other times average. However the staff try hard to cope with a range of pleasant and some unpleasant customers well.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was at the restaurant today with my family, the food was nice, but the service was awful due to the rudeness of the person serving us. Shocking bad manners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Went for Sunday lunch with friends always book in advance to get a window table.great food and service as always.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Portland Bill, DT5 2JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: 01305 820242
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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