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Crab & Lobster

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Mill Lane, Sidlesham, Chichester PO20 7NB, England
+44 1243 641233
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12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in the area so decided to pop in for a light lunch. It's a lovely building and we received a friendly welcome and were seated in the bar area by a roaring fire. The menu is quite limited if you just want a snack but I settled on the crayfish and crab open sandwich and my husband had... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very enjoyable lunch here. Staff were charming and service was good. Quite expensive. Crab starter delicious,stone bass lovely but our waitress didn't recommend ordering any extras as it only came with a teaspoon of celeriac! Ordered apple tarte tatin which unfortunately had very soggy pastry, although I have to say as soon as we mentioned it when paying... More 

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Thank Tor223
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant 3 day break in lovely accommodation with a gourmet restaurant on site! The little touches such as fresh flowers in the bedroom made it extra special. With good weather thrown in , what more can you ask for? Lovely, relaxed atmosphere, very competent , friendly, and helpful staff, and a wonderful menu and good wines to choose from. We... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking can be a bit tricky But worth it for a bite at this quintessential English pub. Food was tasty and very fresh with a number of local seafood specials listed Wine list very good. Service particularly helpful and friendly. Not cheap but good overall.. ..

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nicely designed restaurant with very friendly service. It's top quality food but informal so you can dress up or not without feeling out of place. We took our mother there for an early Mother's Day lunch and she thoroughly enjoyed it. Portions were good and enough to fill you up while still being decoratively presented. It's perfectly situated if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had high hopes for this as it's part of the Mr& Mrs Smith concept, but our dinner there was poor. Our steaks were really not pleasant and the service was slow and unfriendly. I did try again over a lunch time but based of my two experiences I'm not going to try again. I would not recommend this place.

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Heavener, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first drinks were not brought to us and we had to go to the bar and get them ourselves, because we got bored waiting. They were sitting on the bar. Service was incredibly slow, even for two ice creams and a cold pudding and it was getting pretty quiet by then being about 4pm. Portions were very small ....caviar... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Exceeded all expectations, thank you. Visited with my Dad and Husband at the end of a lovely weekend and as my Dad said this was the icing on the cake. The food was a little different, served in style and with lovely friendly and not overly attentive staff. Can't wait to go back, I'm angling for the summer months if... More 

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Thank Ruth C
Brixham, United Kingdom
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347 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

A return visit to a restaurant that had left a very strong impression. If the weather was rather colder (dank and dreary, even) the beauty of the surrounding area was still apparent and the welcome in the Crab and Lobster was as warm as the two roaring fires at either end of the restaurant. The first two courses were as... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Two courses at £22 each for my father and I. The first course was very good. Soup of the day and pickled mackerel fillet. But the main at £18.50 for chips and a steak fillet that was small and largely gristle is a bit much. As for my pan fried sea bass lifted by what amounted 3 chips sliced to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane, Sidlesham, Chichester PO20 7NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester  >  Sidlesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 641233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?