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“Excellent quality but portions on the small size!”
Review of The Crab N Lobster - CLOSED

The Crab N Lobster
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Dining options: Reservations
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent quality but portions on the small size!”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

We went on 24th, and have the surf & turf platter which was really only enough for one, so had to have the local cheeses with biscuits to feel that we'd had a meal. The standard of the resturant's decor was superb, and the food simply excellent just a shame about the portion sizes.

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English first
Preston, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Simply Superb”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Visited on 6th November. It simply just gets better. Superb £9.95 meal selection. Excellent ultra clean surroundings. Superb clean toilets.

  • Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Travellers2608
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Superb meal, lovely surroundings and helpful staff”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

We visited midweek in October whilst staying at the Ramada Jarvis in Southport. Took around 10-15 minutes to get here but well worth it. We came across the restaurant as we were passing to go to Martin Mere. It was closed but the lady (we think the owner) came out of the pub next door and let us look at the menus. 2 Courses £9.95 or 3 Courses £12.50 for mid week special and you could also add a bottle of house wine for £9.95.

We decided to give it a go, turned up, drinks order quickly taken and the food was amazing. One of us ate curried carrot and butternut squash and I had crab and crayfish salad. For mains there was a belly pork dish with black pudding, steak and chips and seabass with potatoes, butternut squash and pesto. Puddings we chose a selection of ice creams and 2 creme brulee. Best creme brulee we've EVER had! One minor niggle - menu described my main as "sea bass fillets" and I only received one.

We ordered 2x3 course menu, 1x2 course menu, 2 soft drinks and a bottle of wine and it was less than £56 which for 3 people was a bargain.

Will visit again if in the area and would highly recommend.

  • Visited October 2012
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2 Thank missbrightstar
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“English food at its best”
Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Visited on Saturday night, surprisingly it was really quiet and we were the only people in there. This did not detract from the quality of the food which was excellent.
The prices are above the average pub restaurant but this is fine dining and the prices reflect the quality of the food.
If you want to dine somewhere for a special occasion where the food is above average this is the place to go.

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Thank Redthexton
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“Absolutely Fabulous!”
Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from a friend.... Aren't we glad we did!

From the moment we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly waitress who provided fantastic service all evening. The food was second to none, we stuck with the seafood as the restaurant source this fresh locally. Beautifully cooked, well presented and tasted phenomenal. Some of the best seafood we've eaten.

This really is a hidden gem of a restaurant, and a real shame that it was so quiet. Well worth a visit if you get the opportunity. It's easily accessible off the A59, plenty of parking and worth every penny.

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Thank Stephen J
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