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Summary

An “idiosyncratic but charming”, family-run stalwart in a “terrible” Kennington location, where you eat surrounded by engagingly “weird” nautical décor (“complete with seagull noises”); the overall effect is “very French”, helped by the “splendid”, “real” Breton fish and seafood.

£62
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Real” Breton seafood “of the highest quality” is a surprise find at this “tiny” family-run stalwart; that’s not just because of its lost-in-Kennington location, but also in view of the surreal nautical decor – listen out for the seagulls!

£62
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A quirky little place that’s stood the test of time” – this family-run stalwart may have an “odd” location, in deepest Kennington, plus surreal ‘sunken schooner’ decor (complete with taped gulls), but “it excels at what it does – traditionally-prepared Gallic seafood”.

£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Lobster Pot Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Lobster Pot Restaurant in SE11, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Lobster Pot restaurant.
Ivor S
Very close to the Elephant and Castle this ...
Reviewed 22 days ago

"Very close to the Elephant and Castle this is an old fashioned 'gourmet' restaurant where the ever visible chef-host presents his 8 course lobster tasting menu night after night after night. It's rich all through with enough cream to warrant an extra statin. Bisque followed by fried nile perch on a bed of sweet potato with a creamy pearl barley purée. Then comes the half lobster in a creamy mushroom sauce and a vodka sorbet = sorbet with vodka poured on top. Mackerel fillet served (like the perch) but this time on a bed of mashed potato. Goat's cheese in puff pastry (and prettily presented) is followed by crepe creme brulée and finally a serving of persimmon. You feel very full at the end but somehow you don't feel you've had a balanced meal compare with a proper tasting menu when the chef has considered the effect as a whole. At £90 a hea there are better places to eat."

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3 Kennington Ln, London, SE11 4RG
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Opening hours

lunch noon - 2 pm, dinner 7 pm - 10.30 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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