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The Crab & Lobster Inn

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
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“seafood”(38 reviews)
“lovely lunch”(8 reviews)
“isle of wight”(27 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for lunch, the place was busy, but I have to say the food was average. The place has changed hands and looks a lot smarter inside, but the food, whilst fine did not warrant the prices charged. We had a burger, OK,...More

1  Thank wightlady2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited over the weekend as we had heard that the place had had a complete overhaul, after the last visit here was enough to put us off for life! What a pleasant surprise, I'm so glad we gave it another chance. We visited as a...More

Thank blcoltd49
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We stayed at a hotel nearby and this was the closest pub/restaurant and it seemed on paper to be worth a visit. Although we have made a reservation, many had, so it was pleasing we were fitted in. The service was speedy and friendly and...More

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Response from crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster InnResponded 14 January 2018

Thanks for the positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you in the future. Regards, Phillip

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We as a family decided to spend new years eve at the crab and lobster. We were all looking forward to spending the evening all together for the first time in many years. What an absolute disappointment the whole night turned out to be. From...More

Thank soulman49
Response from crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster InnResponded 5 weeks ago

I am sorry that your evening was not as you had hoped. We were short of staff due to illness and one staff member went down ill part way through the session which didn't help us. However, if you felt that staff were rude, I...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

six adults four children including a vegan. Excellent food attentive staff. The Chef visited our table to ensure all was well. Excellent value for money. Will definitely go again. location brilliant sea views.

2  Thank John H
Response from crabandlobster, Manager at The Crab & Lobster InnResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing a lot more of you. Regards, Phillip

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Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$89 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$89 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"There was a live guitarist in the bar on Sunday lunchtime."
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"Check what the view is before you book"
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"We have never stayed there as it is local. We have only used it as an Inn/restaurant."
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"Restaurant review get there early for lobster as they can run out."
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