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The Lobster

Main Street, Waterville V23 FW71, Ireland
+353 66 947 4629
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (48 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (4 reviews)
“stew” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, International, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Waterville V23 FW71, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub with very friendly service. Best mushy peas ever with fish and chips - and I don’t even like mushy peas!!!! Will be back

Thank lindabozman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly, great Guinness, good prices and wonderful Fish and Chips. As usual the staff were very friendly and welcoming. I'm beginning to think Waterville in general has the best fish and chips as it was superb wherever we went, but our first night meal...More

Thank TonyGlover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Random stop led to the most amazing dinner! Looked just like any pub in Kerry, expected pub grub, we weren't fussy just needed to eat. Lovely table in front of the fire place, looked at the menu, mouths started watering when we saw Whole Lobster...More

Thank Keeffey83
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We had dinner at the Lobster Bar. We both had chowder followed by Fish and Chips. This turned out to be a lot of food. The chowder was very thick and creamy and had a lot of shell fish and fish in it. With a...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The Lobster is a pub on main street in Waterville. Food is served cafeteria style. Had delicious seafood chowder and seafood pie ( seafood stew with potatoes and layer of cheese on top).

Thank houston72
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The best coffee ever . I have first hand recipe how to make this coffee correctly-there is a secret. I won’t tell

Thank 105jeanniec
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after a trip up carrauntoohil mountain whilst touring the ring Kerry! What a great find!! The food was excellent and Guinness was even better!! Really friendly and welcoming staff! Live Irish music....what more could you want? would highly recommend!!!

Thank Obi-Wan10
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I spent a long weekend in Waterville last month and the Lobster was recommended by friends. It is a cosy pub with a typical Irish feel; the staff and the other visitors are all incredibly friendly. There is a v good selection of beers and...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Opted for the salmon with mashed potatoes and veg. Really enjoyed the food and the attentive service. Recommended by McKennas Guide.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Recommended by our B&B, The Crescent, and it was a great one! We had two meals here but we did visit every night! The food was of a high quality with the bar and table service friendly & efficient. Would absolutely recommend ourselves for a...More

Thank Shirley R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 12:30
11:00 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Waterville V23 FW71, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 4629
  • E-mail
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