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The Harbour Inn

Black Shore, Southwold IP18 6TA, England
+44 1502 722381
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (87 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Black Shore, Southwold IP18 6TA, England
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1 - 10 of 665 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gave up eating her last year as did not enjoy the food however it has really improved. Dinner was lovely. The staff were great and I would thoroughly recommend it now. Cosy and relaxing environment.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Matthewsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I LOVE it here - great ales, an amazing historic building with beautiful scenic views all round, freshly cooked and promptly served food . . . . . if only so many people didn't know about the Harbour Inn !!! Whilst everything else on the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BobSki-UK
DanielAyers, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are pleased that you love visiting us and enjoying our great ales, our amazing historic building with its beautiful views. we are delighted our freshly cooked food especially our cod and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very impressed by even my first sight of the place, firstly outside is a huge old sprawinly building with plenty of parking. Inside the walls and ceilings are adorned with fantastic nautical artifacts from years gone by, old interesting photos of different vessels, industry and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MRSmithMatt
DanielAyers, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are delighted you found The Harbour Inn to be full of natural artefacts with old fashioned interesting photos of different types of vessels. We are pleased you enjoyed our Beers, Ciders...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We love this pub, it has a great atmosphere. The pub is quiet in the evening in the winter and autumn, as people can't be bothered to walk down in the dark (bring a torch). The haunt of visiting sailors in the summer. The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank david k
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are delighted you enjoy visiting us and find the atmosphere great, the food excellent. We look forward in welcoming you back at The Harbour Inn In the near future Kind regards...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We picked the Harbour Inn as we were coming to Southwold and had seen it the “50 best pubs” in the paper. We are in the dining room which has great views over the river and fields. Extensive menu from which it took a long...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barny D
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are delighted you choose to come to the Harbour Inn after seeing it listed in the top “50 Best Pubs” in the newspaper. We are pleased you enjoyed the great views,...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely pub, the menu is brilliant and changes regularly, all of our meals were delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen19672015
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are delighted you all enjoyed your dining experience with us We look forward in welcoming you back at The Harbour Inn In the near future Kind regards The Management Team

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for an evening meal. Huge fish and chip portions, fish pie, lots of fish, was enough for two, nice beer. They need to up their game on GF dishes, but otherwise brilliant.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Zipcooler
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are delighted you enjoyed you huge fish & chips portion, fish pie with lots of fish with nice beer. We look forward in welcoming you back at The Harbour Inn In...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

Decided to try this pub and was not disappointed. Quality local ales and excellent cooked food. The "hash" for starters wash very good with the fish and chips being of very good quality. Excellent location on the harbour, plenty of parking but beware gets very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RichardS775
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are pleased you decided to try The Harbour, and were not disappointed with the quality of local ales and the excellent food. We look forward in welcoming you back at The...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

A good 20 minute straight stroll from Southwold and you find this delightful pub on the harbour , excellent food plenty of outside tables , getting a drink takes a while because it’s very popular but worth it , lovely viewsMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael W
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are pleased you enjoyed your 20 minute stroll from Southwold to our delightful Harbour Inn. We are delighted you found our food excellent with plenty of outside tables with lovely views...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

After an almost 7 hour drive to Southwold, we arrived and were hungry!! All 4 of us chose the steak pie.... Wow!! What a portion! I think only 2 finished it, it certainly defeated me! Great atmosphere, great menu, but not so much if you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hazel S
DanielA12170, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Inn at Southwold We are delighted after your 4 hour car journey you enjoyed our great atmosphere and great menu. We are please you all enjoyed your steak pie even though only 2 out of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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