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Burger & Lobster Farringdon
38-42 St. John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 4DL
- +44 20 7490 9230
I really couldn't make my mind up in terms of what I wanted for dinner when away for work. I was hungry and wanted something non-snacky but then also wanted casual so I could dine and dash (paying of course...) and flop out at my hotel.
On the other hand I've also been trying to eat less meat recently so the chance to have a whole lobster with fries and salad for £20 seemed to make perfect...more
Really simple menu! It's either Burger, or Lobster (steamed, or grilled, or served on a brioche bun). The brioche bun option is nice - but in my opinion not as nice as half a steamed and half a grilled lobster. As other reviews confirm - served with great skinny fries and some salad. I'd also recommend the olives!
As it's in Clerkenwell, it does get really busy - but the service is fine -...more
Looking for the perfect place for a payday lunch? You really can't beat Burger & Lobster in terms of value, but it feels like a treat, too. I'd been to the Dean Street location previously, but I much prefer the Farringdon location - much less chaotic. At the chain's Soho location you are more likely to face a crowd, and there's something unsettling and off-putting about eating while the people...more
As soon as I told my parents there is a place here where a lobster is 20 pounds, they wanted to try it. I told them it was an american lobster, not the delicious mediterranean one, but the sweeter american one, still decent but well... difficult to compare without a condescending smile!
Anyway, for 20 pounds you get a nice lobster (steamed or grilled), some fries and a butter (or garlic...more
The lobster roll, served in a warm toasted brioche bun, was just superb and by far the best lobster I've ever had in any form.
Their lobsters are fresh from Nova Scotia (that's in Canada friends). As I've always wanted to go to Nova Scotia for a lobster roll, I think I can technically check one thing off my bucket list!
Melted garlic butter comes on the side in a metal cup and I was...more