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Sole Bay Inn

) #8 of 34 Restaurants in Southwold $$ - $$$ , British,
7 East Green, Southwold IP18 6JN, England
+44 1502 723736
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 East Green, Southwold IP18 6JN, England
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Southwold for a few days...visited here on multiple occasions for food and drink. Friendly staff, good food, great value.

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Always can be relied upon for a good pub meal and not too expensive a good selection of meals, from gammon and egg to more sophisticated dishes of steak etc.

1  Thank Judy H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yes this is one of the few places in and around Southwold that serve food all day from 12.00 - 9.00. We went in 3 times in the week that we were on holiday. The food is always excellent and plenty of it (although I...More

1  Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When visiting Southwold we always end up here at least once, for a meal and a drink. It's very friendly and welcoming for all the family and our couple of dogs.

1  Thank Jinny602
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a big fan of Adnam's beer, this pub is already off to a good start. On top of that it does really good pub food at a reasonable price.....can't fail really !!!

1  Thank Robhenson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seven of us arrived early evening and they found us a table. The food was plentiful and good. The sea bass fillet was tasty.

Thank Parsnips24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title said, we just popped in for a swift half. It was tasty, the staff were friendly and there was a good atmosphere.

Thank vix42
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the local Adnams Ghost Ship ale, which was on top form, followed by lunch. The food was freshly cooked, fish and chips was a huge portion, scampi and chips were delicious, and the jacket potato with beans and cheese went down an absolute...More

Thank Evelyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food at reasonable prices for the area. Regular menu plus daily specials Good buzzy atmosphere. Efficient, friendly staff.

Thank susied456
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had had a more than satisfying breakfast and were only looking for a snack, I was driving and so we only had half pints and a bowl of chips. They were produced very quickly and were delicious. This is an Adnams pub with all...More

Thank BSAP4853
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do I need to book for a thurs lunchtime for 2 at about 12,30!
22 June 2015|
Response from Adele B | Property representative |
Hi I'm not at the Sole Bay today so if you wouldn't mind calling on 01502 723736 staff will be able to help you. With regards
We would like to book a table for two on either Sunday 15 or Monday 16. Any chance?
17 February 2015|
Response from Adele B | Property representative |
Hi thanks for you're enquiry, I'm not in today could you possibly ring 01502 723736 and our staff will check the diary for you. Regards Adele
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
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, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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