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The Big Lobster

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Take photo without people around

This is the "Big Lobster" just outside of Kingston SE. We visited this twice on this trip. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fiona S
Not much to do

Apart from taking picture with Larry the big lobster. The cafe is for sale when we visited. Nice... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Terrible11%
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Humbugz honey retail store and Licensed restaurant are located in the Limestone coast Kingston South East in the iconic Big Lobster South Australia. Serving fresh local seafood including lobster and lobster based dishes daily except Sundays unless...more
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1 Princes Highway, Kingston SE, South Australia 5275, Australia
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All reviews great photo opportunity well worth the stop catfish big mango larry makeover bp
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobster is in good condition and is worth a stop and look on your way through the area. Lots of people stop for a selfie

Thank Clongy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the "Big Lobster" just outside of Kingston SE. We visited this twice on this trip. The first time we went I was about to take a photo when a guy with his family decided to stand in front of the lobster oblivious to...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

According to a local news report, the restaurant closed in 2013 but no details have been updated??! Yes the 17 metre tall lobster is quite a site and a novelty, the lack if an information centre or souvenir shop is disappointing considering we drove 150km...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

A huge fibreglass and steel sculpture entering Kingston in south east of south Australia - a testimony to the lobsters that are caught in these waters all the way down coast to Mt Gambier The idea was bought back to Kingston by local fishermen following...More

Thank 135Eleni
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Another closed restaurant here in kingston. Has been closed over 12 months but the lobster is still available to see and take photos with. Larry lobster has been repainted and looks great

2  Thank Heather W
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Just a lobster. Accompanying restaurant/cafe out of action (up for sale) which would have made it a better place to stop. Obligatory photo op was all that was required.

Thank toc164
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Apart from taking picture with Larry the big lobster. The cafe is for sale when we visited. Nice bakery across the road from Larry.

Thank Ifrinm
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

You'll see the lobster as you drive through Kingston, no need to stop you can't miss it. There is nothing else there.

Thank 638Happy_camper22
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Larry the big lobster is looking amazingly well after a major refurb, sadly the restaurant is closed looking for new owners.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The lobster looks good! Big and impressive, photo-worthy, and eye-catching, it makes a good message to send to your friends!

Thank josanpu
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Kym N
15 July 2017|
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Response from Irene C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know We only stayed on the Sunday it was not open then