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The Lobster Pot


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Winners of Ulster Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2018, runners up Pub of the Year 2016, Taste of Ulster 2016 & 2017. This family run restaurant and bar, is situated in the heart of Strangford village overlooking the lough, serving local fresh produce. Dishes include, seafood, steak, chicken, vegetarian and gluten free at an affordable price, in an idyllic location overlooking Strangford Lough. The restaurant has a beer garden to the rear, which is open all summer
US$5 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Irish, Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today for a quick lunch and thought it was lovely. I had a chicken Caesar salad and chips and my husband had a burger which he said would definitely be worth returning for. Service was good, food was lovely.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amanda n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called into this place while staying around area Have to say it was lovely 3 course meal we both had and can not fault the food or the service it was excellent and had an enjoyable evening 10/10 and will definitely be on my list...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travellwr
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We had an early dinner at the Lobster Pot on Saturday. The food was great, both for us and the kids. I had a rump steak and my partner maple cured salmon. My steak was juicy and the sauce, onion rings and mushrooms that came...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Grglyttle
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Could not compliment the proprietors and staff of the Lobster Pot enough. We were really looked after. Good food excellent music and great craic. Highly recommended for a meal or just a pint or two. Thanks a million lads. Will be back soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank David R
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Went with family for a Christmas meal. Starter, mains and dessert where all amazing. One of the best turkey dinners I have had in a very long time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank revieweverywheregirl
Reviewed 21 December 2018

We had a first class Christmas lunch in the Lobster Pot last Friday for a group of 26. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, the meal was excellent value for money and everyone thoroughly the enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Personally, the brie...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emmsyg
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Booked for lunch on a Monday with some friends and we were delighted with our service, food, surroundings and hospitality

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank d214ever
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Excellent menu. Excellent service. Excellent food. Special mention to chef Danny who went 'above and beyond' to ensure our family celebration meal exceeded expectations on every level! And a big thank you to David for catering for our large group so willingly. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Miriam C
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place a few days ago and decided to nip in for a bite to eat. The bar area itself was a little cramped for my personal taste however I can easily see how others would like it. We moved into the main...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank T4296OErichardb
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This was a lovely respite stop on a long day of touring. We had a pre-selected tour menu. Food and beverages were served fresh and hot. Lovely village on the water.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank The_Hailes
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11 August 2015|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
I was only a customer but if you simply give them a call, I'm sure they would be more than happy to read the, whole, menu to you! All I can do is highly recommend'The Lobster Pot' on behalf of myself, and the four friends... More
11 August 2015|
Response from LPS-Management | Property representative |
Hello thank you for your enquiry, we always have fresh Lobster, best to preorder on booking and we’ll reserve for you, as it’s very popular
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