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The Contented Sole


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews scampi seafood combo sole macaroni cheese pie peas ice cream the pub restaurant upstairs light bite smaller portions friendly place ate here great meal evening meal family meal lovely food
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The name of the restaurant drew us in. Friendly service and lovely view of the boats. 3 veggie choices and a couple of GF choices too. Highly recommend the spinach and ricotta cannelloni and the scampi - big portions too. Beautiful, fresh, homemade food. Lush....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lesley_bean2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Right on the harbour with really nice people running this very local and atmospheric pub. Food good and plentiful too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 742AnneL
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely friendly pub with very tasty fresh food. We had the light lunch seafood platters, local fish and served fresh hot and delicious. I say light lunch it was very generous. The staff was happy and friendly nd we had very little time to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank shirley317
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucky find yesterday. We had set our hearts on a traditional Sunday pub lunch after a day trip to Berwick on Tweed. Failing to see anything that took our fancy there, we headed up the coast to Eyemouth and were rewarded by a lovely experience...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank burnsideg11
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

What a find. Visited on Sunday 10th Feb. Place was mobbed, clear sign of quality. We sat upstairs, service from the barmaid was prompt , attentive and friendly, and the food was delicious. Kids loved it, and it was exactly the sort of Sunday lunch...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank alanmcg1980
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

We had a fab meal and staff are amazing at this pub/restuarant.Warm friendly welcome from staff. Service fantastic as usual.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank weegran
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

Went here with mother son and grandaughter for dinner. Liked it so much went back next day for lunch. Not only do they serve full adult portions but they do smaller portions for those who don't have a big appetite. The children's meals are in...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Audi318
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Walked from Colingham along coastal path looking for lunch. Dont be put off by rather dowdy exterior. Friendly staff. Extensive menu. Lovely fresh seafood platter. Reasonably priced.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nuttyboy60
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Had a meal here on the 30th December, quite a busy bar lovely food, very friendly locals. We went for the smaller plate offering which was more than adequate.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GraemeT98
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Stayed in pubs accommodation across road from pub. Pub gets very busy, but is still very friendly. Serves good beer and food. Although a little chilly outside the bar was lovely and warm. Football is shown on tv,s in the bar.

Date of visit: November 2018
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24 July 2018|
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Response from 334jeanbrown | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember. Best thing to do is give them a call because it is definitely worth a visit.
9 April 2016|
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Response from Laura B | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the bar but not in the restaurant. Booking is recommended in the summer season as we do get very busy. Bar tables are limited so if you have a dog I would recommend booking to avoid disappointment
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