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The Big Lobster

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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The restaurant is closed, but Lobster looks great.

Restaurant has been closed for what looks like some time from the dust on the tables. The Lobster... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Warragul, Australia
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Seen better days - but interesting to see

This is right on the main road so it cannot be missed. There was a restaurant and gift shop but it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pointe Claire, Canada
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Humbugz honey retail store and Licensed restaurant are located in the Limestone coast Kingston South East in the iconic Big Lobster South Australia. Serving fresh local seafood including lobster and lobster based dishes daily except Sundays unless...more
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1 Princes Highway, Kingston SE, South Australia 5275, Australia
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All reviews photo opportunity new owners road trip great icon worth a stop the main road big mango larry selfie makeover
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Restaurant has been closed for what looks like some time from the dust on the tables. The Lobster however is looking pristine with new paint and shows well in photos! Kitch that brings a smile.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank angelajb2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is right on the main road so it cannot be missed. There was a restaurant and gift shop but it is closed. Cannot get to it but can park on the road and take a photo.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit if you like the "big things" in Australia, kids like it and just great to take some photos don't spend to time there for the rest

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Schoft1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably a little cooler for me given that I hail from Canada's east coast which has a big lobster industry. Otherwise, it's a bit tired looking but worth a pullover on the highway for a quick photo. It's free and... not sure what the business...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 2Calgarytravlers
Reviewed March 7, 2019

We stayed at the motel beside the big lobster and walked over to have a look . It’s a big stature on the main road out of town . Can’t miss it bit of fun to have a look at and have photos taken with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 457leslien
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

Take the 5 mins to stop and take a photo. Aus is known for its pre occupation with big things and this lobster is so cheesy it’s brilliant.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gail B
Reviewed January 17, 2019

If your passing you have to stop and get out and have your photo taken in front of the lobster. it is literally on the side of the road so takes 1 minute. the detail on this large scale lobster is very good. A good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank tops793
Reviewed January 16, 2019

A really big "Big". One that is bound to have you out of your car and taking at least one photo of this very impressive attraction (known locally as Larry). This is one Australian "Big" to big to miss.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The old Lobster is tired and in need of a facelift but in a country where BIG THINGS are a tradition it provides a photo opportunity for the whole family to enjoy and local shops are full of crabby souvenirs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We were staying in Robe and took the road trip to Kingston SE. I was last at Kingston 22 yrs ago, was so lovely to see the big lobster still there. I had heard from a local in Robe that someone from the West wanted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kym N
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Response from Irene C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know We only stayed on the Sunday it was not open then