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Reviewed 17 January 2017

we visit this the Crb and Lobster every year because we normally have lovely meals was very dissapointed this year with our meals was not a patch on the previous years not worth the money will not go again presentation was not as good and the food seem less and was made to look as though the plate was full...

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1Thank Dianebowside
Ryde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

What a waste of time. Car park nearly empty, pub half full but still told after waiting for a sandwich after 40 minutes, "We are very busy sir." No effort made to enquire whereabouts of food. On arrival order was wrong anyway, but couldn't bear to extend the process. Very disappointing mass produced food served up on prissy irritating stained...

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting the Crab and Lobster for over 30 years on and off as it is local to family. Our grown son wanted to visit again as he had find memories and although I had read the latest poor reviews he thought we should give it the benefit of the doubt . Wish we hadn't The food is...

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1Thank Vanessa L
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Crab & Lobster, Bembridge seems to be going downhill rapidly. Following on from many visits over the years, the most recent 5 or 6 have been disappointing to say the least and that seems to be borne out by the lack of customers. There is an ever-present collective of drinkers situated around the bar and adjacent tables, none of...

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2Thank Clive P
Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We always visited the crab and lobster, it's abit of a ritual when we come to the island. The crab and fresh lobster are still excellent. However my husband ordered a steak and it was dreadful, very fatty and he couldn't eat it. We mentioned it twice to the waiting staff who didn't really seem to acknowledge the fact that...

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Thank Sharon B
Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were visiting the Isle of Wight and had read several reviews which suggested that the Crab and Lobster was a good place to eat - we were very sadly disappointed. Although the staff were friendly enough they managed to mess up our order so that my husband's starter arrived at the same time as our main courses. He sent...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Have been to the C&L a few times and always enjoyed the fresh seafood. Unfortunately on our last trip my wife's phone cut out whilst on a walk so she headed for the C&L for safety and in the hope of the loan of a phone to call me to pick her up. Unfortunately she was met by a downright...

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Qt61, Owner at The Crab & Lobster Inn, responded to this review

I would like to start by apologising profusely for this very unprofessional service your wife received a couple of days ago, it is most definitely not how I would expect my staff to behave and will be talking to the member of staff about this matter, I would never not allow a member of the public to use my phone...

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Used to visit the crab and lobster on numerous occasions a few years ago it really was a place with a buzz about it and packed to the rafters me and my two friends visited on a Friday night it was nearly empty with no atmosphere at all the staff was fine I think they was pleased to do something...

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2Thank Trevor B
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Been in a few times for a drink on our lovely walks along Bembridge beach and on each occasion the bar staff have always come across as not very friendly and certainly don't make you feel very welcome. I was actually given a dirty glass which when I gave it back and asked for a clean one the bar tender...

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England
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went here for lunch whilst staying at Bembridge and we were fortunate that it was a glorious sunny day and we were able to sit on the terrace eating our lunch whilst admiring the views. The place itself is decent enough and quite large inside and also with a very sizeable patio area for when the sun is shining, the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Crab & Lobster Inn

Address: 32 Foreland Road, Bembridge PO35 5XW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Bembridge
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crab & Lobster Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Crab And Lobster Inn
The Crab & Lobster Hotel Bembridge
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