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The Harbour Inn

Black Shore, Southwold IP18 6TA, England
+44 1502 722381
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Black Shore, Southwold IP18 6TA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Three of us called in for lunch on Saturday, place didn't look particularly busy. Four staff behind the bar chatting away to each other, totally ignoring a number of customers waiting to be served. When they finally finished their conversation, three disappeared out the back...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ordered at the Bar , Tempura prawns and cheesey chips a trial to see how they did. Horrible ! Small prawns and few of them hardly any Tempura batter , a wilted garnish looking like it had been hanging around the kitchen all day and...More

Thank Blair W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the lovely walk around the river, food tasty good portion sizes with a friendly atmosphere :) would recommend to friends and will hopefully be back in the future !

Thank Madstog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fish and chips ! good beer, full of character, lots of safe space for children to play at back. Worth the stroll out there.

Thank sjh672017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to the harbour having previously visited Southwold beach on many occasions. We absolutely loved it, the whole atmosphere was lovely, we sat outside at the front overlooking the river which was perfect on a sunny day. Very impressed with the...More

Thank carolenpaul91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently walked down to Southwold harbour from town and had lunch here, I had a lovely BLT on lovely fresh bread. My wife a great goats cheese salad (although it did not have the advertised samphire!), My daughter a nice macroni and cheese. The...More

Thank Tfl1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years in June for the best fish and chips ever came today and it was awful overcooked batter and dry fish can only assume the chef has changed, we did comment to the waitress on the way out but...More

Thank LoopyHope
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend had recommended this in so I had to investigate it. I walked all the way from Southwold town centre along the beach until I reached the Harbour Inn which was a long way from Southwold. The inn was attractive from the outside but...More

Thank geoff_grayton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality and taste seems to be on the decline. I had scampi and chips with salad My wife had chicken wings / chips and hummus Both of us commented the meal was tasteless. All food looked good but have they gone for cheaper ingredients...More

Thank Simon O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tatty premises. We sat outside on the terrace with`a grey concrete block wall on one side and windows with peeling paint on the other. The flower pots contained dried up plants which needed a good water. Such a shame as with a lick of...More

Thank 8mrsh8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black Shore, Southwold IP18 6TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722381
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