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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (292 reviews)
“fish and chips” (169 reviews)
“rice” (13 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

Quick visit on a cold day. Walls adorned with old photos of Staithes. Nice place to spend time supping ale and admiring the views of the harbour. Welcoming staff. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for good as a middle aged couple on Halloween. Busy but service was good with drinks and good served with a smile by the staff. Views across the harbour and a good selection of beers.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MickSolihullUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to beautiful Staithes during October half term was made even better after a visit to The Cod and Lobster. On a busy evening we were lucky to be seated quickly, 2 adults and 3 kids ordering a variety of dishes from a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank smurphy0406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely pub, however the portion sizes were huge, and not exactly well cooked. We wouldn't bother eating here again, but are happy drinking here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Staithes 2/3 times a year for about 6 years and the location of the Cod & Lobster is amazing, right on the harbour and a nice laid back feel. We had a combination of meals including a seafood platter which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Vapourtrail28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Staithes and we love the Cod and Lobster too. The staff are friendly and helpful, the pub always has a warm atmosphere, and it’s always worth a visit. The menu is a good size and the seafood is particularly good. The oysters are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Connoisseur226
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice on the menu, prepared imaginatively. Plentiful, prompt service, and quality at a reasonable price. We shall certainly come again. Ashleigh was especially accommodating and friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank V4808EYcarolg
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I really wanted this to be a top marks review. We enjoyed our beers and the relaxed, warm and welcoming environment until our food. We ordered the seafood platter and I had my hopes up. Sadly it was cold, raw and undercooked and clearly not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mydiratb
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The food is well priced and you get plenty! I had the parmo my wife had the gammon. There was so much food and we offered our onion rings around the bar. The food was really nice. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Would highly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank aj15fran
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We popped in for drinks to get out of the rain after walking along the front. A really nice place to drink with good views of the sea and also dog friendly. Staff were great and very friendly. The food looked very good too but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank D3ano75
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Questions & Answers
28 November 2018|
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Response from mally60Uk | Property representative |
The cod and lobster does not have accommodation our sister pub the Captain Cook situated at the top of the bank has 9 en suite rooms with parking, Cheers
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
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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, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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