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The Crab & Lobster Inn

Traveller (33)
Dining (43)
Room & Suite (29)


Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Bay View
Great View
39Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
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Had a super seafood dinner, one of the best. Slightly overpriced, but still good. Friendly service and nothing seemed a bother. Busy evening for a Tuesday I thought. Umbrellas are dangerous in the wind!
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This was our first day on the island and the first stop off we had. Was not disappointed. Lovely sunny day so sat on the decking under an umbrella to get a bit of shade. Food was very quick - platter of prawns, muscles, crab meat and salmon... more than enough to eat, and was
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Food very average and service. The lobster was very small for £22 and my husbands fish stew wasn’t good fab scenery got a cocky with that and service and food suffered. Such a shame a birthday dinner spoilt and for July on Thursday very very quiet
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Visited last Friday afternoon and stopped for lunch and a few drinks. There was a small issue with the food, which we pointed out to the waiter. It was nothing major but needed pointing out and an understate mistake. The waiter immediately got the manager to our table who went
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Response from Scott H, Assistant Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn
Responded 6 Jul 2018
Thanks for the review! We appreciate any feedback given, we are glad you will be coming back to visit
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Food unremarkable - not terribly enjoyable to be honest in spite of the good company and pleasant venue. Definately overpriced for what we got. The big plus is that you can walk from the pub down onto the beach and they are happy for you to leave your car in the car park.
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Response from Scott H, Assistant Manager at The Crab & Lobster Inn
Responded 6 Jul 2018
We are sorry you have had a disappointing visit to the C&L. We try and offer something for everyone, clearly we haven't hit the spot here. Any feedback is appreciated so we can cater to everyone's needs, we hope to see you back in the near future.
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View from room of English Channel
The 'Nab' - best double room with sea views.
View from bedroom window
View from bedroom forelands
view of bay!
do you allow dogs ?
Yes they do
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"sea view is worth the extra cost"
"ask for a room with a sea view"
"There was a live guitarist in the bar on Sunday lunchtime."
"Check what the view is before you book"
"We have never stayed there as it is local. We have only used it as an Inn/restaurant."
US$84 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the crab & lobster hotel bembridgethe crab and lobster inn
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightBembridge
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