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The Lobster Shack

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Seafood, British, Scottish
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North Berwick Harbour | The Old Pier, North Berwick, Scotland
+44 7910 620480
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recalled this rather seafaring rustic dining experience from a previous visit when staying in North Berwick. This time I went out of my way to have a sunny lunch here on the day it opened for the season! Was not disappointed. The lobster was superb in size, flavour and simplicity of service. I was not a great fan of... More 

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Thank JemimaCambridge
Fife, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came down to North Berwick for the day. Sun was shining. We sat dwn at the lobster shack and had prawns and crab meat. Amazing. Well worth a run out on a nice day. Plenty to see and do or just put your feet up like we did.

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Thank Lesley M
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, it is not quite summer; it is May... and it is Scotland! This is the second time I have made a trp to NB specifically for this place; it is fun and exactly what it says on the tin. Lovely half lobster and chips for the bargain price of £16 with a beautiful view out to the sea. The... More 

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lobstershack2, General Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Hopefully the weather will improve . Hope to see you again soon. Yvonne More 

Armadale, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So it's Saturday 6 May and we head along as the reviews seem good. In the queue and we are told - we have run out of food and await more supplies - cooking again in half an hour (this is about 1.45). Off we toddle and return around 2.30. Our order, 1 chowder, 2 haddock, 1 squid, 1 lobster... More 

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Thank youngronnie8
lobstershack2, General Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us As you know we prepare all our food ourselves and the food you ask for is all cooked when you order it. The Lobster Shack is a very small kitchen and as such all food and drink has to be replenished several times. We only use biodegradable packaging and not any... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can we say, Awesome, its a real Diamond, and the chef Mark is a great guy with a story to tell. We love our seafood, have been all over the world and eaten many a lobster and chips, but living in Edinburgh and having just returned from a break in Dubai we found the lobster shack reviews on line.... More 

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Thank DamianYev
lobstershack2, General Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon. Yvonne More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Lobster shack after coming back from Bass Rock, it's situated right next to the harbour were you get off the speed boat. The menu is pretty extensive for such a little place, but the food quality is fantastic. Great to come off the boat and dive straight into a sea food chowder and a side portion... More 

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Thank babin85
lobstershack2, Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Hope you enjoyed your boat trip. Hope to see you again soon, Yvonne More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our haddock and chips was great, lovely to sit by the harbour and bonus of Vegware compostable packaging. 5*

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Thank Godolphinhorne
lobstershack2, Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed it. All our packaging, cutlery and glasses are compostable. Hope to see you again soon, Yvonne More 

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The finest and freshest seafood served in the beautiful surroundings of North Berwick Harbour!! The lobster shack is a must when visiting North Berwick!!

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Thank marionronald
lobstershack2, General Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, I'm glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon. Yvonne More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Located at the harbour at North Berwick we stopped for lunch on a Saturday - There's an interesting seafood menu including Lobster, Haddock, and a seafood scotch egg with chips! We all had haddock and chips and ate outside on the upturned lobster pots watching the boats in the harbour which was interesting. The food was really tasty and all... More 

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Thank Silverfoxscot
lobstershack2, General Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the food. Hope to see you again soon. Yvonne More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very hard to beat incredibly fresh sea bass and lobster, beautifully and simply cooked. Fabulous location right on the harbour and extremely friendly and helpful staff...not to mention the seafood scotch egg!! Very highly recommended especially after a morning of fresh air on the beach :-)

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Thank Williamsons44
lobstershack2, General Manager at The Lobster Shack, responded to this review

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the food. Hope to see you again soon. Yvonne More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Berwick Harbour | The Old Pier, North Berwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  North Berwick
  • Phone Number: +44 7910 620480

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