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The Lobster Pot

#346 of 2,001 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 668 0025
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat food is brilliant and service was great will come back ten out of ten this restaurant is great

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Thank mickey1959
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish restaurants in Dublin have a mixed history. Some come, shine briefly, then go. The Lobster Pot goes on......and on...........and on. There is a good reason for this - the food is excellent, with a superb range of beautifully cooked and presented classic fish dishes complimented by a loyal, long serving staff and a charming old dining room where standards... More 

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Thank Jaguar63
Derry, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our trip to Dublin last weekend my wife and I went our for a meal to the Lobster Pot which we heard good reviews form, The restaurant sits upstairs and we where met with décor out of the 80's we where promptly seated and where given a run through with various fishes via a visual presentation( with the fish... More 

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Thank Bready8
Tralee, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say, only that it was wonderful. Everything about this restaurant was fab. The warm comfortable dining room, the great welcome and the menu all fantastic. This type of fine dining is hard to come by with such wonderful people like Michael the head waiter. He is a true gentleman and he oozes charisma charm class fun and... More 

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend last night for Valentine's dinner. I've been hoping to go here for years regularly passing it by. So I came with high expectations and luckily it didn't disappoint. For starters I had 9 oysters ( I can't remember the exact figure, but they were definitely more than the usual going rate) the oysters were carlingford... More 

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Thank Lydia W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The menu was presented professionally and fish was very fresh. All courses were delicious and service was excellent. However for two starters and two mains the price was quite expensive-we could've eaten twice in the city center. Quality is what you pay for!

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Thank George S
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Well, long story short. The place is nice, the staff is excellent, the price on the menu lack a zero and the taste of the lobster reminds me of the smell of the yearly cleaning of my sinks.

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Thank hersch67
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Love this place. Keep going back time after time for the food and the service of the wonderful staff. The very best prawn tempura and the baked duck - is wow. The guys serving have such wonderful experience with quality service. A treasure in Dublin 4.

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Thank paulandmary22
Ballinamore
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I brought some important overseas clients to this gem of a restaurant in the heart of dublin. Ive been here a couple of times before and it has always been superb. The atmosphere is wonderful and the staff are extremely professional and attentive. The quality of the food is outstanding and whilst it is obviously marketing itself as a seafood... More 

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Thank Lee G
seattle
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

An evening recently was spent in this friendly, charming little restaurant. From the warm welcome down to the flambé crepes, my husband and I enjoyed the very best experience that trips back to Ireland are supposed to be all about. You still feel echoes from a former era when a wait staff works tirelessly to serve a French style of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Irish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 668 0025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?