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The Lobster Pot

9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 668 0025
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster pot” (91 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“fresh fish” (18 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite living and working in the area for many years, I'd never been here. Was invited for a business lunch recently and it was like going back in time. It reminded me of a dining room in a fancy hotel from about 30 years ago....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GranardDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Thank R7067WKfrankh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 25 October 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
2  Thank dblose1977
Reviewed 14 October 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 5 October 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
Thank Kathy170956
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I booked the Lobster Pot for a birthday treat for my husband. Amazing food and a warm and friendly atmosphere. The staff are very professional but extremely nice. We had a fish dish and as always they bring a trolley and describe the different types...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Denisetobin
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I fo recommend it for seafood lovers , Lobester is amazing and the desserts are perfect, with ambiance atmosphere

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is very nice, and the service is really good. Special thanks to "Julian", the spanish waiter who helped me to choose the food and made my stay there confortable.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank camarond
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We went there without a reservation in our first evening in Dublin. They were very attentive and got us a table. Fresh seafood trolley and perfect demonstration made us not want to look at the menu. I had scallop for appetizer and sea bass for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AndrewRath
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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