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The Cod and Lobster

The Harbour High Street, Staithes, North York Moors National Park TS13 5BH, England
+44 1947 840330
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (212 reviews)
“fish and chips” (115 reviews)
“the pub” (121 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Harbour High Street, Staithes, North York Moors National Park TS13 5BH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited mid week at 5.30 and it was already almost full but easy to see why. The food was excellent and better than just 'pub grub'. The proportions are very generous so make sure you are hungry before you go. Average prices for a...More

Thank ceriandkev13
Reviewed 2 days ago

For me, hands down the best pub in Staithes. Excellent selection of sea food and more served from dinner time up until 8:30PM and all of good standard. The bar staff are friendly and obliging. We arrived early one morning prior to opening time and...More

1  Thank SheffieldRich
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Often pubs with such amazing views and location can disappoint.... not the case here. We have called in several times over the years for a drink in the sunshine but never eaten. This time on a rainy day we called in for lunch and ordered...More

1  Thank Stretch377
Reviewed 3 days ago

This pub is situated right on the edge of the harbour and is very busy. It has a great range of drinks, including real ale, is dog friendly and serves good food. The food is very reasonably priced for such a popular seaside location with...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We called in for lunch and got a seat with views over the harbour. After a quick conversation with the bar staff we went for 'small' fish and chips. The whole meal was just the right size for us (not small in our book) and...More

1  Thank DaveTheBird
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great ice cold cider and beers on tap. Lovely views across the harbour. It was very busy but staff were friendly. Lovely menu - kids menu too. Dogs welcome inside and out. Beer garden looks out over harbour.

2  Thank emloue
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this pub today for lunch. The location is fantastic, over looking the picturesque harbour. We ordered a chicken salad and seafood kebab with rice. At the time of placing the order, we were not told that there would be any significant delay. We...More

Thank th0m01
Reviewed 6 days ago

A scorching hot saturday and the pub and restaurant was busy but we were able to enjoy a drink while waiting for our meal. The food was excellent, the service friendly. Food orders are taken at the bar and a tab can be set up....More

2  Thank Derek W
Reviewed 1 week ago

June 2017 Perfect spot for lunch in the sun in a delightful little town. Wasn’t sure what to expect on ordering – what a lovely surprise. Food very well presented, generous portions and delicious. High end pub fair at reasonable prices. Would recommend and return...More

2  Thank mopsy40something
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cod and lobster has a very friendly atmosphere and all the staff very helpful. The menu is varied and we enjoyed all the meals we had there, especially the lobster salad which was delicious. The service was very good despite it being busy. We...More

2  Thank Dave T
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Hi. We are hoping to have lunch with you this Thursday. What time do you serve lunch till ?
13 June 2017|
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Response from Kingblues66 | Reviewed this property |
It would be lovely to meet you and I'm sure I could rustle up a bacon butty. However you may want to try the Cod & Lobster instead. I'm only a reviewer 😊
Do we need to make a reservation for evening meals for 4 on Saturday 3rd June?
24 May 2017|
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Response from macca012014 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot book tables unless in a large party.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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real ale and pub food on the seafront, overlooking the harbour in staithes. bottome of church street, opposite gun gutter
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