This New-England-inspired Fitzrovia seafood shack is all about lobster. Feast on the crustacean in various forms amid lobster cages, clapper-boarded walls and colourful buoys. Opt for a lobster mac and cheese, lobster roll or one of the sea-bed-dwelling creatures steamed whole.
Venue Details & Map
111 Great Russell StreetLondonWC1B 3NQ
- +44 (0)20 7300 3324
Top 5 reviews of Lobster Kitchen
This is a new lobster specialist in London. Located just off Tottenham Court Road. I went there as they were having a half price opening offer on food. Got the garlicky lobster roll with a drink and chips for only £8.
Really disappointed. The roll was crumbly and... dry. Should really have used a good brioche roll. Lobster deserves the most gluttonous bread roll you can get. The lobster... more
Food was very average, queue and service were slow. We went on the third night after opening. It took us 30 mins to line up in the queue of 5 to place our order and another 30 mins for the food to come out, we ordered:
- lobster rolls with garlicky sauce
- lobster tail with garlicky sauce
- deep fried lobster legs (side)
- deep fried clams (side)
The rolls and tail were very average- there... more
Embarrassing. The queue outside was deceptive as this place is just awful.
So cue the 1 hour wait to get in because the place is tiny, I can accept that. We get a table and you are packed like sardines, with giant heavy joined benches meaning getting into your seat is impossible without bothering the people already dining.
Upon order all the food was 50% off but honest you wouldn't spent... more
It's such a shame as this place has a lot of potential but the execution is just plain sloppy. Hopefully they will take on the comments from these reviews and improve it. Granted I think a lot of it had to do with the 50% off the opening month chaos but still.
We rocked up a little after 6 on a Friday evening and already saw the queue just pile up. Is 50% off really that worth it? No way... more
I'd say I'm a fan of the current trend of making lobster affordable and more accessible for Londoners - my glowing review of Burger & Lobster shows as much. I think that they've got it spot on - simple dishes that they do well, with high quality ingredients at an affordable price
One of the best parts about Burger & Lobster though, besides the price, is the ambience - it's understated, but... more