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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (265 reviews)
“fish and chips” (151 reviews)
“salad” (36 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 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited the Cod a number of times whilst in Staithes it’s a great pub/restaurant the staff and locals treat you extremely well and make you feel very welcome. On my last visit I sampled the Timmy Taylor’s Boltmaker which was excellent, kept at...More

2  Thank Astonreds
Reviewed 6 days ago

I found this place looking for something special and I found it. Nice and fast service plus food with the addition of mackerel paste is something that will stay in our memory for a long time.I recommend this place as well as food.

2  Thank Artur3440
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Camping near Whitby we ventured to Staithes on the bus for a mooch around. Beautiful sunny day so enjoyed a walk around the harbour watching a fishing boat land it’s catch and children crabbing. Not much else to do so wandered down to the pub....More

3  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delight. We visit here a few times a year and just love it. Authentic pub with the best seafood menu. I dream of eating here and when I finally return it never disappoints. Hard working team of staff make it an enjoyable experiences...More

2  Thank dottyred01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on a very busy Sunday afternoon. No room outside so were able to watch the BBCs rugby league coverage whilst enjoying a seafood platter and monkfish wrapped in parma ham. Good selection of ales. Sat outside on the terrace when the crowds had gone...More

3  Thank Joniboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a meal in the Cod and Lobster during our long weekend in Staithes a couple of weeks ago and without exaggeration it was the best fish and chips I have had, and I am 50 this year. The batter was light and crispy...More

2  Thank andb0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cod and Lobster serve, without doubt, the best fish 'n' chips in the UK. Stayed in Staithes for 4 nights. Only expected to eat fish 'n' chips once, on the first night. They were so scrumptious - we ended up eating their fish 'n'...More

4  Thank Deeeeeelite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably 5th visit to staithes and love the cod and lobster, food fantastic value and ate their most nights. Had fish and chips, curry, chilli con carne, prawns sandwiches. All cooked beautifully. Never seen so many guns in on bar. Wife is now hooked on...More

3  Thank LoxleyS6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called into the Cod and Lobster twice while we stayed in Staithes. The menu has a wide range of food to choose from. One of my daughters had the duck breast and the other had the lamb shank. Both said they would definitely have it...More

1  Thank spencer1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this pub with the whole family (four children between 3 and 11 years). Great range of choices and the children’s menu had something for all with a range of side dishes. Very pleasant service even though it was very busy. View over...More

1  Thank andrewh0pe
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2 April 2018|
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Response from Guy172 | Reviewed this property |
From the menu on their website it looks like you might be able to find something suitable. If not, just enjoy the atmosphere while you drink a beer!
Claire-Louise D
23 October 2017|
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Response from mally60Uk | Property representative |
Christmas Eve normal hours for food and drinks Christmas Day 11.00hrs 14.00hrs drinks only
21 September 2017|
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Response from terrynev | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were a few dogs.
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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
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
Real Ale And Pub Food On The Seafront, Overlooking The Harbour In Staithes. Bottome Of Church Street, Opposite Gun Gutter
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