RestaurantsNorthumberlandBamburghNE69

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There's also a sibling branch in North Wales (High Street, Abersoch, Pwllheli LL53 7DS)

survey result

Summary

£76
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Seafood so fresh it’s practically still swimming” – including Lindisfarne oysters and locally caught lobsters – is the trump card at Alnick-born chef Richard Sim’s “gem” of a restaurant – “a real must if you ever venture near Bamburgh”. There’s a sibling venture on the far side of the country, at Abersoch on the Llyn Peninsula in Wales.

Summary

£71
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fabulous fresh seafood”“the best for miles” – plays to packed houses at this “delightful” spot from well-known Alnick-born chef Richard Sim, which is generally agreed to be “one of the best restaurants in Northumberland”“no wonder it’s so hard to get a table”. “For a seafood restaurant they serve amazing veggie food”, while the menu also stretches to local beef and “delicious desserts”. There’s now a spin-off far away in Abersoch on the Llyn Peninsula in Wales.

Summary

£64
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great, simple fish restaurant” in the “super setting of Bamburgh village”. “Always new and interesting options on the daily specials board” make Richard Sim's bistro “a real asset for this holiday spot”.

Summary

£47
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A real winner”“fresh fish” benefit from “careful treatment” and customers from “smiling staff” at Richard Sim’s appealing seafood bistro in “a beautiful location in the shadows of Bamburgh Castle”.

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3 Lucker Road, Bamburgh, NE69 7BS

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code

The Potted Lobster Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Potted Lobster Restaurant in NE69, Bamburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Potted Lobster restaurant.
Jane W
Excellent seafood restaurant in Bamburgh wi...
Reviewed 1 months, 20 days ago

"Excellent seafood restaurant in Bamburgh with a super friendly welcome. The lobster and truffle mayo with our halibut was a particular highlight and the potted lobster starter was also delicious. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £26.00 £4.50 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.50
Filter Coffee £2.40
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
3 Lucker Road, Bamburgh, NE69 7BS
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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