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The Cod and Lobster

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The Harbour High Street, Staithes, North York Moors National Park TS13 5BH, England
+44 1947 840330
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A thoroughly enjoyable evening - a pub full of character and atmosphere; busy, friendly and welcoming staff; opportunities for chat; excellent menu, tasty food, very good local beer (Old Jack's Tipple). Maximum marks. All that a pub should be.

2 Thank Tim F
Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here a few times while staying in Staithes, it gets extremely busy and quite loud when its packed with plenty of kids and babies. The have a large menu with plenty of choice for vegetarians. The food is served quickly and is very good. The large fish and chips was incredible, definitely worth a try. If you prefer... More 

2 Thank JillNotts
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate here several times during our week in Staithes. The food was very good, with generous portions. The staff were all pleasant and helpful. I was pleased that they turned the music down on request.

2 Thank Dylanbunny
Bingley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family (three adults, two teens) visited this pub mid-week. The fact that it was very busy was an indication of how good it turned out to be. The staff were very accommodating, the service was efficient and, best of all, the food was extremely good. Great location, right on the harbour front.

2 Thank pbarrett2016
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here while staying in Staithes. Had great fun on quiz night ( proceeds to RNLI) and had possibly the largest fish and chips ever! Nice little pub but v small so you might need to book. We were lucky to get a table as it was very busy Also went back for breakfast on our last day with fabulous... More 

2 Thank TBOWilts
Bury, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely crooked little pub, plenty of outdoor tables overlooking the harbour, great menu, lovely food, so reasonable, clean and with the nicest staff.

2 Thank Nicky L
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Cod and Lobster with our two small boys. There was plenty for the children to choose from on the children's menu, and the staff were friendly and welcoming. We had picked up an Old Jack Boat leaflet and the staff brought the kids stickers for their leaflet and some sweets! Food was served quickly, even when the... More 

2 Thank SaladinBay
Leeds, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this place on our first visit to Staithes. It's in a great location and the staff are very friendly. Food is good and at fair prices. Well worth a visit

2 Thank Gary488
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not welcoming Just geared for tourists. Not a relaxing feel. Had 1 drink and left. We went to its sister pub The Captain Cook. Much better and a better atmosphere.

Thank Paul H
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119 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 'local' for the week, staying a few yards away. We went there on our first night, couldnt get in the 2nd, will try again on our last. When we went, we had to wait for a table, but one became available after not too long - I think we got lucky. The food was wonderful and the... More 

2 Thank PhilJamesBristol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour High Street, Staithes, North York Moors National Park TS13 5BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  North York Moors National Park  >  Staithes
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 840330
real ale and pub food on the seafront, overlooking the harbour in staithes. bottome of church street, opposite gun gutter

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