RestaurantsLondonClerkenwellEC1

survey result

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The cut-price surf ’n’ turf at this “fun, relaxed and reliable” operation “never fails”“have a lobster roll as a starter, then a burger as a main”. Under the same ownership as the Goodman steakhouses, the London-based chain has consolidated to nine domestic branches plus the Smack lobster roll delivery-only spinoff, while expanding internationally in the US, Middle East and southeast Asia.

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The cut-price surf ’n’ turf at this “fun, relaxed and reliable” operation “never fails”“have a lobster roll as a starter, then a burger as a main”. Under the same ownership as the Goodman steakhouses, the London-based chain has consolidated to nine domestic branches plus the Smack lobster roll delivery-only spinoff, while expanding internationally in the US, Middle East and southeast Asia.

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Does what it says on the tin” – these bustling upscale diners no longer seem quite as novel as they once did but continue to offer “a winning combination of burger and lobster served at a reasonable price point”. Under the same ownership as the Goodman steak chain – from autumn 2018, the owners plan a new, more informal spin-off brand, ‘Shack by Burger & Lobster’, to be launched in Camden.

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“For a straightforward, relaxed meal with a bit of pizzazz”, these “buzzy” joints maintain their massive popularity with a “simple” formula executed “with style”: “awesome lobster rolls” are “excellent value” – the burgers “are rather expensive, albeit well-executed”.

For 30 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

Have you eaten at Burger & Lobster?

Restaurant details

No dress code

Burger & Lobster Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Burger & Lobster Restaurant in EC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Burger & Lobster restaurant.
Michael B
Threadneedle street branch: Nice quality ...
Reviewed 29 days ago

"Threadneedle street branch: Nice quality food, nice table and decent service overall "

Report this comment
Have you eaten at Burger & Lobster?
Post your own review of Burger & Lobster and contribute to our annual restaurant review guide.
Post your own review

Best Burgers, etc restaurants nearby

Comptoir Gascon
French restaurant in Clerkenwell
£59
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
Byron
Burgers, etc restaurant in City
£37
    £
1
Poor
2
Average
2
Average
Burger & Lobster
Burgers, etc restaurant in City
£60
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good

Best similarly priced restaurants nearby

Vinoteca
British, Modern restaurant in Clerkenwell
£61
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
Comptoir Gascon
French restaurant in Clerkenwell
£59
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
Ibérica
Spanish restaurant in Farringdon
£59
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good