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Lobster Shack

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Like lobster-crayfish???

Yes I realise this is called "Lobster Shack" but I was expecting more variety on the menu having... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenny C
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Overhyped and expensive

Pros - 1) Good marketing in attracting tourists Cons - 1) Lobster didnt taste fresh and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
feizhu
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Singapore, Singapore
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Come and share this company's passion for Western rock lobster..... the Lobster Shack provides a close up encounter with the world famous WA rock lobster. Go on a factory tour and see how they are brought in from the wild, processed and packaged up...more
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11 Madrid Street, Cervantes, Western Australia 6511, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The lobster processing facility has walkways over the tanks bubbling away with aerated sea water to keep the lobsters happy while they are being purged, sedated and then snugly packaged for shipment from Cervantes to China/Japan/USA and Europe by air - ready for the live...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not a good experience, meal included medallions but they didn't come, grilled mackerall was tasteless ( possibly frozen definately not fresh) aquarium in state of disrepair. Chips not hot and reheated Won't be coming back Fabulous location

Thank AlanandMaur
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tour which included lobster pot pulling and seeing the sea lions. The guys pulling the pots were great, couldn’t fault them and entertained the overseas visitors well. However, the tour was for 2 hours and we spent the last 15 mins waiting...More

Thank Gillfam_Aus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in to have lunch today, wait time was half an hour, that’s okay but waited 65 minutes only to be served cold chips, lobster dry, tasteless, water in shell & salad was lettuce only. Terrible experience for $38.00 or just a terrible choice to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only ordered the lobster burgers. Where was the lobster and the squid - white meat? The burgers were brown all the way through, inconsistent with sauce - I didn't get any and my friend got too much. Not worth the $20 each. Go to...More

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times and never disappoints Love the grilled fish and chips here ! Good serving size with lots of chips and salad But The battered fish is even better ! lobster is amazing too ! Bucket of prawns are always soo fresh and...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes I realise this is called "Lobster Shack" but I was expecting more variety on the menu having said that the fish & chips I had (Spanish Mackerel, only choice) was fabulous, sadly my husband couldn't say the same for his grilled version.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros - 1) Good marketing in attracting tourists Cons - 1) Lobster didnt taste fresh and the seafood medallion tasted like it had alot of flour added. 2) Expensive for the quality/quantity. Half a lobster (smallest sized) with 3 small seafood medallions and fried rice...More

Thank feizhu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive and don’t waste your time on the tour, the only lobsters to be seen were the display ones showing sizing.

Thank HazeEscaping
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Cheap eats and opportunity to see live lobsters. Fine to visit if you combine with other sightseeing else be disappointed.

Thank parbendra
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lamshintai
24 July 2018|
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Response from AKKL | Reviewed this property |
We are 3 adults and 2 children. I paid approximately AUD180 for 2 lobster (big), one dozen of oyster, 1 lobster burger, 2 coffee, 1 lemonade and 1 juice.
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pokoship
29 May 2018|
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Response from ilhan72 | Reviewed this property |
Not really but it depends. If on a weekdays, should not pose a problem.Weekends? I guess reservation would be wise for a big group.
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