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The Potted Lobster

2-3 Lucker Road, Bamburgh NE69 7BS, England
+44 1668 214088
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-3 Lucker Road, Bamburgh NE69 7BS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok, having read the reviews and being frequent visitors to Bamburgh we decided the give this restaurant a visit. Service and food good, but seriously guys, you need to stop allowing dogs into the restaurant!! Are you aware of allergies etc? I love dogs and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lizzydoll_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

It may not be the cheapest place but it is certainly very very good. The dishes are expertly prepared using the best quality ingredients and represent great value for money. Stand out starter dishes were the potted mixed shellfish and the calamari. Main courses -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mikethemusic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have just returned from dinner.We had a very happy enjoyable evening with our friends.Our food was excellent however we had a very indifferent welcome when we arrived. The service was fine. Nobody bothered to say goodbye. We were all disappointed . Just a few...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maddie15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place. We visited in November so it had a warm coziness the minute we walked in - almost a French bistro feel! Has a menu to die for if you love seafood. We all had the mussels as a main dish - served...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank scarletbush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Potted Lobster has an excellent reputation - consequently its quite hard to get a reservation especially in the holiday season. Off season last week we were able to eat there and it was well worth the wait. Absolutely superb food and lovely staff. Will...More

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

What a delightful place! Recommend by our b&b hosts, we took the plunge wondering if we had made the right decision. But there was no need for any reservations. Although quite small, there are 2 separate rooms and both are really welcoming and nice to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bunker36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a chance and didn't book but arrived early enough to get a table.....the restaurant has been extended since our last visit but has retained the great, relaxed ambiance and atmosphere. The food was exceptional....fried soft shell crab followed by fresh Amble Langoustines....seafood Heaven!!!. More...More

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

A top lunch spot for wonderfully fresh fish and shellfish. Ten different specials including best squid ever. Cleverly chosen and very reasonable wine list accompanied by friendly efficient service. What’s not to like? Rarely have I found it so easy to give a 5* recommendation

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarkF439
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here last Sunday night.i had the potted crab/lobster to start with.Unfortunately, it was very dry and not helped by being served with hard,toasted French bread. However,my fresh crab main course was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank carolecastell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has the ingriedients of greatness.Just needs a little tweek. I have never had such a good choice of fish- no farmed Seabass here. And so fresh. The dining room was pretty full which says quite alot in November when most of the tourists...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jennifer P
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October 22, 2017|
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Response from Familyofive5 | Reviewed this property |
My son is vegan there weren’t many choices I think he had chips and salad. Advance notice to the Restsurant might help.
Andrea A
September 11, 2017|
Response from 36charlesw | Reviewed this property |
Got this question too late, hope you were able to get in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Lucker Road, Bamburgh NE69 7BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Bamburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1668 214088
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