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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%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (40 reviews)
“sole” (15 reviews)
“seafood combo” (9 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

Have been unsuccessfully trying to find Calamari to match that in FishHoek SA and AT LAST SUCCESS -- in the CONTENTED SOLE - soft and NOT chewy !! The scampi was also excellent . A. BIG THANKYOU to Sophie for her kind attention and for...More

1  Thank trossachsi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cosy pub with nice, friendly staff. Dog friendly a bonus as well. Didn’t try the food so can’t comment.

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after reading so many amazing reviews. On arrival we were immediately told that they were closing at 4pm. It was around 2:30 so we thought we would have more than enough time. We were seated. We waited about 10 minutes to have our...More

Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Eyemouth for 4 nights, and ended up here twice for lunch, as food delicious and good value. Had seafood combo off light bite menu, was super tasty and big portion. For second visit, tried curry, lasagne and chicken goujons. All very tasty. Couldn’t...More

Thank Gail Julia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us lunched here and we enjoyed all our meals. I would recommend the scampi in batter, crisp and plentiful. Service was friendly and efficient. We had hoped to return for dinner but couldn't due to not being able to get a taxi. Next...More

Thank Svea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming, the staff were very friendly and helpful. For a pub/restaurant the food at this venue is exceptionable, as its good food and by far the best in the area. Our sirloin steak was cooked correctly, and the peppercorn sauce...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for an early dinner ordered 3 main courses everbody enjoyed there meals ..good sevice and was reasonably priced

Thank andytol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a meal here with visit in family ,my only complaint was that the lasagne I had on a previous visit had changed ,no bechamel sauce and thick melted cheddar on top which was a bit off putting ,other than that I think everyone enjoyed...More

Thank catnap39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was just OK - it needs to have its menu and it furnishings modernised but it was value for money.

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located alongside Harbour, warm welcome from the lady behind the bar. Language of one of the locals was some what strong but did not stop us enjoying the hospitality.

Thank Lozza6401
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Questions & Answers
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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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