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Lobster Smack

€€ - €€€, British,
Haven Road | Haven Road, SS8 0NR, England
+44 1268 514297
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (54 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Haven Road | Haven Road, SS8 0NR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Landlady was very unfriendly indeed. Could barely speak to us while getting our drinks. Then literally scowled when I asked for more mixer. We had planned to dine here but we felt unwelcome so went elsewhere. The pub is interesting and historic, but we won't...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is better than the staff, the chips are the best thing about the chip shop although the are a bit costly but it is on the sea front

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stepped in to this pub with some trepidation having travelled over from Kent. My partner, who is very particular, found it very comfortable and relatively quiet which she wanted due to an on going medical condition. The menu was very reasonable in price, comprehensive...More

Thank Kees D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Tuesday evening with the restaurant barely half full. Bought some drinks at the bar and went to the table , 30 minutes later the waitress took our order and one hour later we actually got our food which wasn't the best quality....More

Thank Wigon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner as too lazy to cook this eve. It was pretty busy but they had a table for us even though we didn’t book. Service was pretty swift then we realised that the two ladies serving were the only two on tonight...More

Thank Darceybb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my dad out for lunch. He had rib and i had ribeye steak with salad. Beautifully presented colourful salad. Steak cooked to perfection. My compliments to the chef! I eat there regularly and have never had a bad meal. Usually eat in the pub...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I went here twice this week and I don't think I will be visiting again. The first time the service was great and I had lasagne. The lasagne was not good. I have had better £1 microwave lasagne from the supermarket. My friend had a...More

Thank newfoundgem
Reviewed 27 May 2018

With family over from Florida we wanted somewhere that provided a nice basic lunch menu on a bank holiday friday. We were not disappointed! We sat outside, the staff were overworked, early kick out for local workers, but friendly. The meals were adequate for lunch...More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Very desapointed with food quality. Fish and chips over cooked and being so thin is was cremated, for my 90 year old father in law. Hunters chicken filet over cooked and dried, and food presentation very poor overall. Very desapointed and family had their meals...More

1  Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

No where near as good as previous visits..slow service..food below standard..even for a pub..cheap as chips..long waits..will not rush back

Thank bigbarryEssex
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14 May 2018|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
Yes but I think only outside I could be wrong as I have no dog I have not asked that question but plenty of outside space and water left out for dogs
Gary M
4 February 2018|
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Response from GemSearcher | Reviewed this property |
I think its free house private ow Ned but can't be sure
9 March 2015|
Response from chris d | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven Road | Haven Road, SS8 0NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Canvey Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 514297
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