Lobster Pod Bistro

Outer Hope, Hope Cove, United Kingdom, TQ7 3HJ
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Season:
We are open 7 days a week from 12 noon to 10 pm. Last orders: food 9 pm, drinks 9:45 pm.

Off Season:
We are open 7 days a week from 11 am to 7 pm. Last orders: food 6:45 pm.

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
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About Lobster Pod Bistro

The Lobster Pod is a bistro situated overlooking the harbour and beach. It has spectacular views across Bigbury Bay and both indoor and outdoor seating. Our four bookable pods have got heaters and sound system to help you enjoy winter weather while trying our food. We specialize in lobsters (waiting for you in our tank - they can not be fresher) and pan fried fish both locally caught. We also do pizzas, light bites, fish chowder and vegetable soup and home-made desserts.

Cuisine: Fish, Pizza, Seafood
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Great fun, lovely staff, what a view!

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Excellent meal out with friends. Pods were great , food and service were fab

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Fab meal

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

We all had the most amazing lunch in one of your pods, 6 of us and 4 dogs. Fantastic food and views, the lady looking after us was simply brilliant! We would recommend you to anyone. Thank you!!

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

A great experience and different dining option, we had a great time. Highly recommended

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Came for my wife's birthday, pod was clean & had a lovely atmosphere - very impressed with the food we had x

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Great food and service, with a fantastic back drop.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Brilliant service and incredible food. Our second visit. We had the lobster platter, pizzas, calamari, lots of chips and hot drinks (between 9 of us in our pod). Everything was delicious. And set in an amazing location. We will be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Really lovely couple of hours, food was good, beautiful views. Definitely come again.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Thought there would be more Xmas decorations

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

We had a fantastic experience at the Lobster Pod Bistro 18/12/19. Excellent service, food and drinks. Nothing was too much trouble, customised meals on request. It’s was booked to celebrate my sons 25th birthday and on arrival the pod was decorated. It’s things like this that make a difference. Excellent communication pre visit. Highly recommend and we will be back. Thank you all for helping make a memorable birthday for my son x

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Our experience was amazing! We were celebrating a special occasion anyway but the Bistro staff made the experience even better. We changed our booking arrival twice but this never seemed an issue. The pods, seafood and wine choices were excellent. The staff were engaging and hugely informative. We loved our pod with our own choice music, built-in heating and spectacular views of the cove. A very memorable afternoon - thank you

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Visited On Monday, 16 December 2019

Brilliant setting and fantastic seafood platter. Music and heating excellent for a winter day

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Just a perfect experience, the pod was perfect, great views, warm, innovative and relatively private, which was great for us as we could keep our 3 year old contained who loved the experience. It felt like we were camping in an odd but glamorous sort of way. The food was great and we enjoyed the querky yet 100% practical ordering telephone system!

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Fabulous service and location.. will be back again as soon as possible

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

We had a fantastic time at the Lobster Pod and we cannot recommended it highly enough!! As we went in December we weren't sure what to expect but even on a cold, windy, grey day the views were amazing. The food was delicious, we had the seafood platter and lobsters which as you can expect were cooked perfectly. I think the platters are very good value for money and calling up to order drinks which are then delivered to you was a really nice touch. The staff were attentive and friendly without being over bearing. We were made to feel very welcome and although we had three small children in our group the pods were a great way to keep them contained. Considering it was December, the pods were very warm and cosy thanks to the heaters. As well as striking views the benefit of being able to play your own music made you feel even more at home. I would say the one, very small downside would be that the pod which we were in was one of the biggest (fits 10), however I think that would be at a push and only for drinks, there would not be enough space for 10 adults eating. I have already recommended this venue to many friends and family and I think this is a hidden gem!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Fantastic experience all round

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Fabulous lunch of crab and prawns, great service and the sun was shining. Will definitely be back, highly recommended thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Had an amazing afternoon at the lobster pod bistro. The service was great, the food was lovely and the atmosphere was perfect. Totally recommend!!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Beautiful Scenery and very accommodating staff. Would highly recommend this place and it’s food.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

Absolutely loved our visit and so did the dogs. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to go out for a lunch with a nice view. Lovely food, staff are so friendly and the setting is beautiful. We will be visiting again.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 November 2019

Fantastic place to eat in a beautiful Setting.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Excellent meal, friendly service and amazing views

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

We had a lovely time in the pod for my mums 60th, food was lovely, pod was such a different experience it made it extra special. The only thing I would say is to replace the butter and sauce sachets with something more environmentally friendly as there was alot of plastic waste left from those. Other than that a 5* experience so thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

We had a fabulous time - it was a quiet November evening and the staff were brilliant, the food was amazing - the seafood platter was super generous and a great selection. Can’t wait til our next visit

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