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The Lobster Pot

9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 668 0025
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster pot” (81 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had a delicious meal here. It is pricey but well worth it. Elegant atmosphere, fantastic service, Maître D Michael is delightful, funny and very attentive. Food was wonderful- I had shrimp bisque with flambéed cognac - overflowing with with flavor, followed by Monkfish and...More

Thank charslight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best seafood! Great service! They went out of their way to make my mothers birthday extra special! Highly recomnend this place!

Thank jholley11231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service and food were impeccable. A true experience for our first night in Dublin. So impressed with everything all the way around. Early dining special was a great value.

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll find a very old-fashioned menu in this upmarket restaurant. Nothing wrong with that of course. Unfortunately, despite hefty prices, the food was all somewhat bland. The scallops and prawns for starter were ok and the Dover sole, though perfectly cooked, was also somewhat tasteless...More

Thank junkuz57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful meal and the service was second to none. Very friendly staff and the quality of the food was of the highest standard

Thank Paulalan37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sea food was the main reason for visiting this restaurant and I was not disappointed. I opted for the Chef's special preceded by moules. Each course was cooked to perfection. My wife was equally delighted with her choices. The only issue I had with this...More

Thank Killabunco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During Dublin Horse show visited this restaurant, I thought the food was excellent\, our waiter Michael was exceptional, charming and had some good stories... It was one of our favorite dining places during our week long visit to Dublin.

1  Thank Ev17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in time for the early evening menu which was €25.95 for 2 courses. I had a starter and of calamari and main course of salmon while my husband had duck and dessert from the trolley. It was all really good, very generous portions...More

1  Thank Ollie0wl
Reviewed 14 August 2018

During the Dublin Horse Show we were invited to join a group of friends at this restaurant - what a mistake! - Not the friends, they are great! Walking in I noticed that the carpet was stained and there was a heavy odour, but didn't...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Following the dublin horse show a large group of friends (12) and I attended the lobster pot for a dinner. The restaurant had a nice feel to it and we were seated immediately as we had a booking. The group selected various choices which were...More

Thank Peter S
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Questions & Answers
25 July 2017|
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Response from Bready8 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not really for kids
Ernesto P
15 December 2015|
Response from Maurice K | Reviewed this property |
No. It will be closed over Christmas.
Angie B
1 September 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 668 0025
  • E-mail
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