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The Lobster

Main Street, Waterville V23 FW71, Ireland
+353 66 947 4629
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (45 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (4 reviews)
“stew” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, International, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Waterville V23 FW71, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in on a wet day, we had one seafood chowder and one soup of the day which was tomato and basil. My friend loved the chowder and the tomato was tasty too. Great service, fast, very popular but kept moving.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

nice local pub with outdoor seating area - the back area is certainly for the locals. nice spot to watch the sun come down.

Thank Colin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place serves the best mussels ever!! I got them as a starter portion which was huge. I can only imagine the size of a main portion. If I'm ever down that direction again this place will definitely be where we go to eat

Thank McCSinead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are really great. They are totally customer focussed and literally can't do enough for you. The a la carte food is good but the specials are really special. We had piri piri prawns and they were spectacular! The best of local produce...More

1  Thank Lowliethefields
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after a long day exploring the wild Atlantic way. Great atmosphere, lots of people dining with a traditional band playing inside as we arrived. Got seated immediately and our order swiftly taken. Food was delicious and reasonably priced, and they scored bonus points...More

Thank CeleryOnion
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Had seafood chowder and fish pie, they are one in the same, except there was fish chunks in the chowder and some mash on top of the pie, minimal effort clear as day. Our sons half roast beef came 10 minutes after we had finished...More

Thank helpingothers990
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious meals in a great seaside pub atmosphere. Party enjoyed seafood chowder, leg of lamb and seafood pie. Lamb was perfectly cooked. Seafood dishes were hearty and delicious. Traditional Irish folk songs were played by local musicians throughout our stay. In addition, we were brought...More

Thank tchout02
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Overall a nice meal. Food was of a good standard. The staff were very cheerful, helpful but not overbearing. Would definitely eat there again if in the area.

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Came across the Lobster while looking for a bite to eat. Fast friendly services the food was extremley tasteful....would def return here again.

Thank rachel o
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$28
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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