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The Contented Sole

4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
+44 1890 750268
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (39 reviews)
“sole” (15 reviews)
“seafood combo” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was unfortunately caught up recently in the A1 closure between Berwick upon Tweed and Alnwick. My bolt hole was Eyemouth (staying at Eyesleepover) and eating on all 3 evenings at The Contented Sole on the front. This is a regular place for me to...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table here for Saturday night. Very friendly and helpful staff. Locally sourced food. Dishes were of good fish and fish and chips quality. Bit too much fried stuff on the platter for my tastes but I still enjoyed it.

Thank Les N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

First-rate hot and cold food in very clean pleasant surrounds, served by friendly local staff. You can eat downstairs in the bar or upstairs in the restaurant. Right at the harbour entrance. Well worth going back to time and again.

Thank ValerieStanway
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I have a cottage just in the next village of Coldingham so am often in Eyemouth to shop. We always lunch at the Sole. The scampi in tempura batter is a revelation for those of you used to over breaded frozen stuff. Come here and...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We called in on way home from Edinburgh for some lunch the girl who served us was lovely however the food was another matter we had xmas dinner food was cooked from frozen and the mash tasted like smash wasn’t nice. Sent it back as...More

Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We came for a simple meal of haddock and chips. The staff were very friendly and cheerful and when I didn't want chips offered me a salad as an alternative; it was very good. The fish was outstandingly good - fresh, large, with huge white...More

Thank Lindisfarnegirl
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Called in for lunch as it had good reviews on TripAdvisor. They were spot on. Friendly welcome from the barman and the locals who were enjoying a lunch time pint and chatter (always a good sign) It may be small but it was full of...More

Thank Yorkie48
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

In Eyemouth for weekend. Had a lovely dinner served by very hardworking young ladies who were friendly and efficient.

Thank Sheana M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were staying in Eyemouth and ate here twice, both times the food was excellent, good company and prompt service from the young man behind the bar.

Thank fiss
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Had a brilliant family meal here. We were struggling to get a last minute booking on Sunday night for a party of 8. Contented Sole to the rescue. Perfect service. Wonderful atmosphere. All the food was amazing. Three different starters. Five different mains. Every plate...More

Thank david w
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Julie K
9 April 2016|
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Response from Laura B | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the bar but not in the restaurant. Booking is recommended in the summer season as we do get very busy. Bar tables are limited so if you have a dog I would recommend booking to avoid disappointment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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