Open from Monday to Sunday from 11am until 11pm
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 2.30pm | 6pm - 9.30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm - 9.30pm
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
About The Crab & Lobster
Nestling on the banks of Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve the 350 year old Crab & Lobster has been renovated creating one of the most stunning hideaways on the South Coast. Just a ten-minute drive from Chichester and its cultural, architectural and retail charms, at the Crab & Lobster exceptional service and relaxed style await you.
The restaurant successfully combines excellent service and presentation, stylish décor and friendly ambience with food of the highest quality.
Where possible, the menu is sourced from local producers – Selsey fishermen and neighbouring dairy farmers.
With an adventurous emphasis on fresh fish and of course crab and lobster! There are also traditional English and Mediterranean dishes to tempt the taste buds and thrill the palate.
Really good experience. Have eaten many times here over the years and it never disappoints. Maybe a few more menu choices would be handy. Four starters and four mains on offer.
Superb lunch, great service with top quality food. A good wine list and a beautiful location right next to Pagham Harbour reserve.
Wonderful meal with great service could not fault a thing ***** all the way.
We had the most wonderful meal here - the food was superb, the attention to detail for presentation and the flavours were all amazing. Four of us had various dishes from the menu and every mouthful was a delight. We will certainly be returning. The service was also excellent - friendly and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble.
Amazing lunch yesterday excellent food presentation amazing and just the greatest atmosphere that’s why we keep coming back!
We had a family weekend at the Crab and Lobster. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and were well looked after!
We visited yet again and yet again had a superb time. Thanks to all the people who work for the C&L, we really appreciate staying and dining with you.
Another very enjoyable lunch, and worth the 80 miles round trip journey.
Great meal. Food excellent. Service very good.
We had a lovely stay. We really enjoyed exploring the area with great walks. Our room was perfect - comfy bedding, lovely bathroom, nice furnishings. Nice touch of having fresh milk and the water in the fridge. We ate in the restaurant both nights and the food was excellent (the Scallops starter on Saturday night was particularly good). Service was charming and just right. The food and drink was very good value indeed. Two (very small) negative points are that I would like to see more Crab and/or Lobster on the menu itself, and the rooms are priced a little on the high side given it's not high season. But overall I would thoroughly recommend the Crab and Lobster and hope to return ourselves at some point.
Excellent food and service. Well worth the 100-odd mile round trip! Will definitely return!
Fantastic food, best meal in a long while. Staff were friendly and attentive without being too attentive. Thanks to all, definitely plan to come back
Dear Crab and Lobster, I was given the job by my family of organising the birthday celebrations for my Mum's 76th birthday. Please note, my mum was born in a leap year so February 29th is always a little more special. Fourteen were to gather for a weekend and I had to find somewhere for us all to have lunch. Every one of my family has commended me for my choice! Thank you to all at the Crab and Lobster for such a lovely experience. Great food, awesome staff, a really well thought out menu that catered for a broad range of tastes, great wine list... just a perfect lunch. Thank you so much. We will recommend you highly to anyone who might be passing your way! Yours gratefully Dominic
Beautiful compact bedrooms, food fantastic.
Always lovely food and the prettiest of places.
Fabulous food in relaxed atmosphere. Excellent service. Well above expectations. We will definitely go back.
Cannot praise this place enough
Excellent food very well prepared, well presented and really tasty. Hake in batter was absolutely perfect as was the sea bream with cockles & pancetta sauce. Amazing chocolate tart + hazelnut ice cream. Efficient and very friendly service. Definitely a good cut above the norm, and will be re-visited.
Lovely room. Very friendly staff couldn’t do enough for you. Looking forward to a return visit. Booked dinner for us on both nights even though we didn’t ask them too as they like to ensure you have a dinner reservation in case you do want to eat. Put champagne glasses in our fridge as they saw we had Prosecco in their for my partner’s birthday. Outstanding!
Another great evening out at the C&L. Quality of the food was excellent and the service, as usual, was friendly and attentive.