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Sole Bay Inn

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7 East Green, Southwold IP18 6JN, England
+44 1502 723736
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely fish & chips with a pint of Adnams - good sized kids menu too and sea bass for my wife. Couldn't fault it!

2 Thank Chris C
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here before and it doesn't disappoint! A stones throw from adnam's brewery of course you get a great pint! Aspal cider on tap too! The food is really well cooked and although it's always busy you don't have to wait too long for a table, either inside or outside. We always have lunch here when we visit, and... More 

3 Thank gardencity285
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Should add that the food is great as well. Always end up here and Phil and team make you feel so relaxed and valued. The beer is always top notch and the food hot or cold is presented well and fairly priced . See you in July !

3 Thank Bruce-Sally
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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424 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always reliable for good food and great service. Excellent value and fine ales. Good menu and specials options

2 Thank KAF0460
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch at a busy time but were immediately made to feel welcome and a table soon appeared. Excellent food and wine at a reasonable price. Went back a second time and enjoyed it even more.

4 Thank PeterHuddersfield
Lancing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a nice lunch while exploring the town. Excellent fish platter and a pleasant ploughmans lunch. For was quick and fresh and obviously nice beer. It was quite busy when we went, I expect it's super busy at peak season though.

3 Thank Ian C
Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popular pub with locals and tourists. Great atmosphere and beer of course, great pub food, recommend the whitebait.

4 Thank Jemima S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, beer and dog friendly. Had the fish platter, scampi and a delicious curry of the day. Friendly staff, note no reservations taken & very popular. Highly recommended.

3 Thank Chris M
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch today, friendly staff and plenty of vegetarian options for my mum. You can just have a sandwich or a full meal. There is a great selection of beers as well.

5 Thank Rachel Y
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friendly and dog friendly pub. The food is the usual fare but well done. I had chilli and chips and had no complaints. Good Adnams beer on offer.

4 Thank Phil W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 East Green, Southwold IP18 6JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 723736
Traditional family pub with a warm friendly atmosphere, located just underneath Southwold's famous Lighthouse. Food served 7 days a week, 12 noon to 9pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?