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The Lobster Bar & Restaurant

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PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$25
CUISINES
Irish, International, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Socially distanced dining tables
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All reviews lobster fish and chips chowder burger salad sea bass wings beef potatoes ring of kerry cafeteria style on tap decent food pint of guinness the pub ate here staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 27 July 2021 via mobile

Ate here on a beautiful evening and sat in their outside eating area at the back of the restaurant. Service was extremely friendly and it was quick. I had chicken wings as a starter, then mussels. The wings were fantastic, hot and spicy, just as...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 25 July 2021

Excellent food , hospitality and overall experience. Would highly recommend a stop at the lobster bar in Waterville.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

Had the most beautiful meal in The Lobster yesterday. Every morsel of food was devoured. The prawn salad that I had was exceptional and the service was unquestionable. I cannot wait to go back on my next visit. Well done to everyone at the Lobster.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

I had a family meal in the Lobster and was so impressed by the food. The service from the staff was brilliant and they were so friendly. I would highly recommend a visit to the Lobster. I’ll be back to Waterville again to the Lobster....More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

Due to Covid restrictions, we were lucky to get a table at this restaurant during good weather on a recent weekend visit. Our waitress was very nice and the food was super, just as I'd read in other reviews here. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 22 July 2021 via mobile

We were really impressed with the Lobster bar this evening. We were seated very quickly in a lovely outdoor terrace out the back which was sheltered which was ideal as it was quite sunny. Staff were very helpful, prompt with service and pleasent.We had a...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 22 July 2021

We ate here last night and I couldn’t recommend it enough! The food here was absolutely amazing, and there is big variety of food on the menu! Even though it was very busy the staff there were so lovely and sorted us out! Definitely a...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 7 June 2021

Today being the day we could enjoy our meals out again and thank you James and staff for making the trip worth waiting for. Will be back again next week. Thank you and your staff. Susan & Cindy

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

Lockdown doesn't mean that you have to stay in. Beautiful dinner this evening and will be back too. Thank you James for being so nice. Susan and Cindy Browne

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

I regularly eat in the Lobster Bar and can safely say is some of the best and freshest seafood i have ever eaten. Really nice staff and a cracking pint of Guinness make it one of my favourite spots ever. 5+ stars

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

This was a lunchtime visit in a beautiful location. Covid-19 protocols appeared to be in force although the table we sat at had a very sticky surface which the friendly waitress explained was the residue left after the surface had been sanitised. However the adjacent...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 15 September 2020

Had a meal there last night Sept 14th. Food and service was good. But they need to know that €9 for 5 chicken wings is a little bit expensive, even if they were nice.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

This was nice little spot for a casual meal and a drink. Staff are super friendly and food is quite good!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 31 August 2020

Staycation in Waterville, what a beautiful little village with great options for food. We ate twice in the lobster and both occasions the standard and quality of food was excellent. Covid restrictions managed well and really friendly service. Will be back again soon.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 August 2020

We have been travelling to Kerry for over 17 years and for no particular reason be never went to the lobster 🦞 for dinner. What a huge loss to us it has turnout to be. I cannot recommend the lobster highly enough. The food quality...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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