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Lobster Smack

€€ - €€€, British,
Haven Road | Haven, SS8 0NR, England
+44 1268 514297
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (55 reviews)
“roast dinner” (12 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Haven Road | Haven, SS8 0NR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visit this pub every six months and the last two visits I regret that although the building and the staff are great and make a very friendly atmosphere, the food makes a Harvester look good This time I ordered pate which turn up different...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GaryM427
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing little place! Clearly well known and loved by local folk this was a first but not last for us. Terrific atmosphere and great menu. I looked at the desserts menu but was too full after my excellent pasta dish. I did like...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bandit23c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well done to all staff and management ! This pub is absolutely lovely ! Had a really friendly welcome, great service, really lovely atmosphere especially with Christmas decorations and open fire. Really tasty food well presented as well and great value for money.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tessik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful old building that’s been around longer than your great grandad, even Established for a couple of hundred years before Dickens nod to the place as The Sluice House in Great Expectations. The food is typical pub fare, nicely presented and kind to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank G6676VHhelenc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this plsce but the lime cordial is just tasteless even a couple more shots made no difference. It is the cheapest rubbish I have ever tasted. Staff were very good and cheerful

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Meander61198924401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my mother here for a Sunday roast with my wife as we all love it here, booked in advance as both my mother & wife use walking sticks so prefer a certain table. All perfect as usual....clean, great service & lovely traditional food.....we all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 956tonyf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch child friendly and reasonable choice of food . Thought by being a small pub next to the sea the fish would be freshly caught and beer battered but unfortunately not . Staff were friendly and there’s plenty of seating outside but bit...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank waynek779
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here several times over the past two years, these visits have been a mixed bag of no room at the inn, the only diners to be seen, reasonable prices and service, the one important thing is never had to send any food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NobodyNigel1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice meal food was great and staff food good and cooked our we wanted nice feeling and staff very helpful and friendly

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mandy93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm working away with my work colleagues we come here every night after work it's a cracking place . The staff are always pleasant ( we seem to get Jean Jeanie ) she's bang on . And the foods really nice . We'll worth a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 562kennyf
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Response from deanowebbo | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs upstairs but not in the downstairs bar
4 February 2018|
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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, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven Road | Haven, SS8 0NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Canvey Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 514297
  • E-mail
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