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The Lobster

Main Street, Waterville, Ireland
+353 66 947 4629
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (47 reviews)
“guinness stew” (4 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, International, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Waterville, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in Waterville on our bus tour, and the bus driver suggested this restaurant. It was delicious. Lunch was a Carvery, which means sort of cafeteria line. I had the seafood pie, and it was to die for. Big chunks of lobster that they...More

Thank olsenkim
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

5 stars beautiful food & excellent service. Friendly helpful staff really makes a difference. Very reasonable price wise. Highly recommend the lamb shank

Thank Gabrielle201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small bar and cafe where the locals go. Our server was polite and made recommendations. We started with oysters (they don't have horseradish sauce) which were good. For main courses we had the pasta and vegetables, fish pie (lovely) as was the...More

Thank linda s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch on tour of ring of kerry. Love the cafeteria style eating. The seafood chowder really was amazing, best I had in 2 week trip. Also had the seafood pie and prawn sandwich. We were so happy with lunch we even stopped again...More

Thank gabs789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and i stopped here while touring the Ring of Kerry. Just across the street from the ocean. The Guinness Beef stew was delicious and my husband loved his seafood pie. Although we stopped for a late lunch, the restaurant had a steady flow...More

Thank sjellmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our lunch there and the food was very good There were no salmon sandwiches there so they made them fresh. A nice place to be Clean toilets And very friendly staff

Thank Cees R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we thought we would have lunch here today - its a seafood resturaunt looks a lovely place but NO FRESH PLACE NO FRESH WHOLE CRAB NO OYSTERS NO HADDOCK NO COD yes lobsters yes hake but we were sick of seeing hake on every menu...More

Thank itstheblimerick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the opened faced smoked salmon sandwich - delicious - cute little bar right on Main Street - very nice help - self service then they bring you your food - yum

Thank jodagayton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family did a private tour of the Ring of Kerry. We are not a big fan of tour buses and try to avoid them, and the crowd, as possible. We stopped at The Lobsters after the ROK for a late lunch. It definitely has...More

Thank lifeasme123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here for lunch after traveling the Ring of Kerry and had a wonderful Guinness Beef Irish stew dish. I miss it already. A pretty bar and location, this is a worthwhile stop for any visitors to Waterville

Thank lilcapman
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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, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Waterville, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 4629
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