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The Lord Nelson

££ - £££, British,
42 East Street, Southwold IP18 6EJ, England
+44 1502 722079
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (115 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
42 East Street, Southwold IP18 6EJ, England
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1 - 10 of 1,196 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great pub on the sea front. Very welcoming atmosphere. Delicious and large roast dinners. Dog-friendly.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PaulMcD
Reviewed yesterday

We are regulars, when staying in Southwold, often waiting until quieter days, to ensure we can get a table. Always friendly, beer very well kept, and locals and visitors mix with ease. Food is always a winner, and such good quality, and reasonable prices we...More

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Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CaroandJon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had Sunday roast at the Lord Nelson today, it was brilliant - so often it can be disappointing when pubs do a roast, but this was spot on.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank beakysmate
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They don't take bookings at this place so if you're planning on experiencing the rather splendid roast beef Sunday lunch you need to join the queue waiting outside by 11.45... and trust me its worth queueing for! Ok, so it is a little pricey for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank steveholdenmail
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good selection of ales and spirits, good atmosphere, good food. What more would you want from a pub?

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andy1B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great atmosphere, amazing beer and lovely food. What more can you want from a pub. Can’t think of anything!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank csssn10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had s big family outing to Southwold , and called in for a drink , lovely friendly atmosphere would deffo choose to eat there next time

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 860Kingfisher56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited in between Christmas and New Year one night and enjoyed a tasty meal. We thoroughly enjoyed it and the staff were friendly too. We’ll be back next time we’re in Southwold.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Reviewer9095
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our annual New Year trip to Southwold and as ever The Lord Nelson came up trumps ! Ate there twice in our 5 day stay and the food was excellent on both occasions. How the staff stay cheerful when they must be exhausted at the...More

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Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trek57445161757
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Nelson is an absolute GEM !!!Welcoming Staff , great ambience , excellent food , super meeting place with friends and new people from all over the world !David and his team work very hard to make sure all patrons are served quickly and with...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John H
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Robert-RuthW
28 December 2018|
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Response from Davidsanchez7 | Property representative |
Usually 12-2.30 pm 6pm -9pm and 12-4 Sunday. Times can change on bank holidays though so best to call on the day.
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LJMatthews16
9 July 2017|
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Response from suzanne o | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I've just seen this! It is indeed, we had our dog with us and there were lots of others in there too!
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weemcd
6 July 2016|
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Response from LordNelsonSouthwold | Property representative |
We don't have a television I'm afraid. Might be shown at the sports pavilion on the common.. No pub in Southwold will be showing it. Regards. David.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 East Street, Southwold IP18 6EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722079
  • E-mail
Description
An award winning traditional family run pub with a full range of cask marque awarded Adnams Beers! We have an everyday bar menu and Our specials change daily to reflect the season and accommodate the fresh ingredients we are able to source from our suppliers. Our aim is to offer great, home style food at a great price. We believe in using local suppliers who are able to provide us with the freshest ingredients.
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