RestaurantsSuffolkSouthwoldIP18

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Summary

£33
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A shed on the harbour at Southwold” it may be, but this “quirky” fish shack (attached to a “terrific fish shop”) has earned a big and enthusiastic following thanks to its “posh fish ’n’ chips” and “wonderful shellfish platters”; and “their smokery (and hook-up with the local Adnams merchant) is now adding to the menu” too.

Summary

£33
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A shed on the harbour at Southwold” it may be, but this “quirky” fish shack (attached to a “terrific fish shop”) has earned a big and enthusiastic following thanks to its “posh fish ’n’ chips” and “wonderful shellfish platters”; and “their smokery (and hook-up with the local Adnams merchant) is now adding to the menu” too.

Summary

£32
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fish and shellfish fresh off their own boats” is the trump card at this quirky-looking harbour shack with “their own smokehouse”. “Sticking with the local ethos” they now have a licence with “drinks from the local Adnams brewery/wine merchant/distillery”, but it’s all still pretty rough and ready by the standards of chichi Southwold.

Summary

£31
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Do not be put off by the shack-like appearance” (it’s “very quirky, but that’s it’s USP”) – this “no-frills” restaurant and smokehouse is a “brilliant” place to visit for its “great cold seafood platters plus the option for super fresh fish dishes” by night. For good or ill, there’s also now a “limited wine list” in lieu of BYO.

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Sole Bay Fish Company Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Sole Bay Fish Company Restaurant in IP18, Southwold by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Sole Bay Fish Company restaurant.
Jin L
Difficult to get to without a car. Professi...
Reviewed 4 months, 17 days ago

"Difficult to get to without a car. Professional service, quirky fish shack. Oysters wonderful, grilled prawns superb. But the famed fish n chips disappoint- soggy flabby chips, and fish very ordinary . Cromer crab very small, tiny claws , otherwise mostly paste. Expected more for this price. "

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Gavin B
Sea Bass & chips sat outside. Perfect...
Reviewed 5 months, 27 days ago

"Sea Bass & chips sat outside. Perfect"

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Andrew J
Cod, chips and mushy peas. What’s not to ...
Reviewed 8 months, 6 days ago

"Cod, chips and mushy peas. What’s not to like? Pickled egg, not so much."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.00 £23.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
22e Blackshore, Southwold, IP18 6ND
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm

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