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The Lobster Pot

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

Location and contact

Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place....great service with a smile! Nice decor and the food....what can I say. My dish was excellent! Only for special occasions as the prices are not mid level. Having said that the presentation and service was very good! Will come back for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank JatinderT
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

I chose this restaurant as honestly I had difficulty getting a table in a decent resturant so close to Christmas and wanted to entertain a good client. I had not been there for a number of years but had good memories. The restaurant was exactly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank patfN9010KW
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

The staff are very professional and very attentive, not in-your-face chatty or smiley, but polite and helpful. The decor is nice if a little old fashioned, however it is relaxing and comfortable. The food is delicious, comes fairly promptly and is served in a nice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Owen B
Reviewed December 25, 2018

The cosy 1st floor place that almost feels like a living room. This restaurant is old school in a good sense, and they know what they are doing. I was by myself and it felt very ok, this in contrast to other places where you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Andi K
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

I had never been here before and I have to say I enjoyed the experience. The service was excellent and I enjoyed Mussels for starter (even though they were tiny) and a melody of Fish and half a Lobster for main. The Roulade for dessert...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roscoe11
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

I am a fan of this restaurant & have been for many many years ( tend to go after the rugby). Started with my dad now I go with my kids. They also like the place. It is small & quirky. A little stuck in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank R7067WKfrankh
Reviewed November 15, 2018

If you like small intimate restaurants that harks back to 40 years ago then this is the place for you. There's something cosy about it's old-fasionednes. Flambé didn't die out in the 70's, nor almonds on grilled fish or even dessert trollies. They're alive and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank excusesexcuses
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Twenty of our group had a great meal and most had a prix fixe early dinner during the week. Let me say that everyone raved about the fish,shellfish,and duck. As a seasoned traveler, I knew that the service charge was a tip. Our waiter insisted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank dblose1977
Reviewed October 14, 2018

You might have thought that in a fun city like Dublin that a recommendation from our (very posh) hotel to have dinner at The Lobster Pot would be fun and good food. Well it wasn't. First of all the restaurant itself was up quite a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank parrym
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at The Lobster Pot tonight. Thanks Gary for the delicious Oysters. Thanks to Pedro, ( the Spanish waiter, sorry can’t remember his name) and Tony for the great service and thanks to Peter G for recommending this very special restaurant. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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christieaya
July 25, 2017|
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Response from Bready8 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not really for kids
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Ernesto P
December 15, 2015|
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Response from Maurice K | Reviewed this property |
No. It will be closed over Christmas.
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Angie B
September 1, 2015|
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Response from iccel53 | Reviewed this property |
The lobster was beautiful, tasted so fresh and was cooked properly. I would recommend it!
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