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The Contented Sole

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
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4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
+44 1890 750268
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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First meal here for years as we don't eat out a lot ,this may change now as we had a lovely home cooked meal ,first class food and cheery friendly service ,we will be hacked

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal here recently when visiting Berwick. Both my wife and I and our friends thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Very good food and also reasonably priced. Service good as well as was the ale.

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Thank Johnlobster
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed for three nights in Eyemouth, and ate here every evening as we were so impressed. Great value for money, plenty of choice, and served in a cosy bar area. For example, I had the spinach & ricotta cannelloni the first night, next was the seafood platter and on our last night we both had the sirloin steak... More 

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Thank sfarrant
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to The Contented Sole, Good beer excellent prices. Friendly staff and locals. The food is excellent and reasonably priced.

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Thank David G
Dublin, Ireland
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening in the Contented Sole. Good beer and was able to catch the football. Really good service and food. I had their homemade steak pie and can really recommend it.

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Thank Kerryman92
Leeds, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was closed, so we ate in the pub. Really enjoyed the 2 home made steak pies and they made our dog really welcome. It would have been a 5 rating had the cheesecake been defrosted correctly (shame and was knocked off the final bill), but my partner enjoyed the sticky toffee pudding. Would go again, but avoid the... More 

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Thank SiJo2010
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visited the Contented Soul we took the dog, the proprietary put down a dish of water for the dog and made him really welcome so we then enjoyed a fine meal.

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Thank kennyam4909
Selkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

the place has the low ceilings dew to its age and it was warm the food is cooked from scratch, i had steak pie and my wife had fresh scampi in batter with crunchey chips lovely!

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Thank Alan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had the fish Combo was great.big portions but wasn't too keen on the squid but everything was cooked well and at £12.99 bargain. staff was really friendly too.i will definitely be going back there it will be my first stop.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Found ourselves in Eyemouth on a bright and breezy winter's Sunday and called in to the Contented Sole for lunch. Restaurant is upstairs and resembled a tearoom with bar. A wee bit tired looking, but it's off-season and nothing a lick of paint won't fix. And it was spotlessly clean. Tasty steak pie served with proper chips ad fresh veg... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Eyemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1890 750268

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