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The Contented Sole

4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
+44 1890 750268
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (35 reviews)
“sole” (14 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 yesterday

Good food and at a reasonable price, served by friendly staff. We both had the scampi, which was delicious.

Thank Sheena L
Reviewed yesterday

Restaurant above a pub. basic decor but clean. Friendly wellcome and well looked after by very busy waitress. Starters were good bout the fish and chips were very average. Good value drinks

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for an evening meal whilst staying in Berwick on Tweed. I can't praise this place enough, lovely atmosphere in the restaurant which was very busy, we were lucky to get a table without booking as the place was packed. Had the garlic mushrooms...More

Thank Marsdengirls
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here regularly when in Eyemouth , prices are within most pockets but good is the sort everyone wants to eat .

Thank Kevrina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ' Contented Sole ' looks just ordinary when you enter , but when you look at the menu and your food order comes to your table , you are rewarded with an excellent meal , I had the Lasagna and Chips ( my wife...More

Thank 73North
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beer. Only one real ale. Friendly staff. Good reasonably priced pub food. Well used by locals. Dog friendly.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food good, cooked well and plenty of it. Upstairs restaurant so not suitable for people with mobility problems. Reasonable prices. Served by a child!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited The contented sole on my way back from a weekends diving in St Abbs in August 2017. The restaurant is well plaiced (pun intended) along the harbour and has a very pleasant traditional feel. As the building is quite old the restaurant area...More

Thank Nelliee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of 6, we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals, so went back the following night, again good service and great meal. Restaurant also caters for people with smaller appetites so food is not wasted. This restaurant is on my list for when...More

Thank Lavinia K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I am giving this a 5 for unpretentious quality and value. Right on the harbour and doubles as a bar but hit the spot. The prawn cocktail and fish were superb and the drinks were such value I actually asked if I had been undercharged....More

Thank Railtickethome
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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