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Sole Bay Fish Co.

22e Blackshore, Southwold IP18 6ND, England
+44 1502 724241
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (127 reviews)
“shellfish” (29 reviews)
“whelks” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22e Blackshore, Southwold IP18 6ND, England
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1 - 10 of 642 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have been to this restaurant several times and recommended it to many friends. I live in Suffolk and have done for over 20 years and my partner was born and bred in Suffolk. We visited it for lunch today and thought the service was...More

2  Thank Joy L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with our three children. Had read and heard many good reports but never dined. We were not disappointed. Restaurant very much in keeping with harbour. Warm bread came first very much set scene. Top notch. Went for platter for two and boys fish and...More

Thank Ltropical
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We go here all the time, large selection of seafood, all fresh and on display. We will carry on going here for many years to come I suspect.

Thank philip g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great evening meal here during a week's break in Southwold. Excellent location necessitating a good pre meal walk along the beach from Southwold and a digestive back again afterwards. The restaurant area has been beautifully restored and embellished from its origins as...More

Thank RichardandRosemarie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place looks like a shack from the outside but a surprise inside awaits and it's worth booking a table in advance. Great seafood, lovely staff, service is a little slow to be honest but really enjoyed the visit. You must try it :) platters...More

Thank jadekd2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very popular so even on a week day it's wise to book. The fish is all spanking fresh and there is a good variety of dishes on the menu. We had a shellfish platter which was loads between 2 of us, and...More

Thank Louise090
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for my Nan's 80th Birthday, the fish was all fresh and service was great could not fault anything with it, Also the sea food you go buy as you leave to take home, my nan loved it. Will come again.

1  Thank Eric F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little fish place in the harbour didn't look anything special from the outside but as it was recommended by a friend we ventured in and we were definitely glad we did. Lovely surroundings, great fish even specials board was written on the fish tank....More

Thank Ali B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect location for a fish restaurant, wooden huts by the harbour. Lovely fish, very friendly service, and good ambience.

Thank Norman D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times. It is very busy and the friendliness of the staff varied depending on which one you spoke with. The menu is based on a few standards like fish and chips, but really excels in the platter options. There...More

Thank Chris F
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Questions & Answers
29 October 2016|
Response from Goodgirl79 |
This is the country, without the dog owning customers there would be far less business.
18 June 2016|
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Response from MaryJane50 | Reviewed this property |
In high season parking will be a bit tight, as there is no parking on the quayside, but there is a big car park a couple of hundred yards away on the seafront.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22e Blackshore, Southwold IP18 6ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 724241
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