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The Contented Sole

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Mexican, European, Pub
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4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
01890 750268
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food & Good Value

We stayed for a few days in Eyemouth and came upon this restaurant while walking around the village. We had a combination of steak, salad & fish and all meals were very good. With friendly staff, good food and Old Speckled Hen to drink it made for an enjoyable evening at a reasonable price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Called in to this pub with the intention of having a lunchtime drink. On reading the menu we decided to have a bite to eat. We had our 2yr old grandson with us so I was delighted to see they catered for toddlers ( a smaller version of a kids meal). I thought this is a wonderful idea, especially as... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Not quite 'very good' so 3.5 blobs from me. Still the best place to eat in Eyemouth for traditional food.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stayed in Eyemouth for a week recently and came across this pub Nice view across the harbour, lovely meals and excellent drink coupled with amazing craic from the very friendly locals especially Eddie the boss Made to feel very welcome and will definitely be going back later in the summer Thumbs up to all staff and customers

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Staying in Eyemouth looked on line to find out where we could find somewhere to eat. Was able to browse the menu and thought yes looks good. Upon arrival found it very busy with I think local residents and was buzzing. The pub inside was tiny but friendly and the bar staff asked if we wanted to eat in the... More 

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Desborough
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Don't judge the pub by the exterior- inside good honest fair at very reasonable prices. The scampi was delicious & came recommend. Drinks price were also good. Give it a try - don't think you will be disappointed

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kidsgrove
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

really good value..good food and friendly staff can't recommend it enough. Great for feeding you after you've fed the seals

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Very informal, family friendly with excellent service. Great wee atmosphere. The staff could not have been nicer. We visited in the afternoon for a refreshment then again in the evening for a meal.

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Kings Lynn
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Three of us ate here having looked at the menu outside and decided we could find something to suit each of us. We were told when we ordered that there was no fish other than the salmon. We ordered and after a wait someone came to tell us that they didn't have any jacket potatoes left, which one of us... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed for a few days in Eyemouth and came upon this restaurant while walking around the village. We had a combination of steak, salad & fish and all meals were very good. With friendly staff, good food and Old Speckled Hen to drink it made for an enjoyable evening at a reasonable price.

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Laura B, Owner at The Contented Sole, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again. More 

St.Andrews
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177 reviews 177 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There are, apparently, only four Pubs in Eyemoth and you have to go wandering about a bit to find this one.So glad we did, because it fitted our budget very well. And, with my coffee came three biscuits! A perfect ending to the meal of fish and chips. Go seeking!

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Laura B, Owner at The Contented Sole, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit. I like a biscuit with my tea or coffee too. Hope to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4, Old Quay | Harbour Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Eyemouth
  • Phone Number: 01890 750268

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, European, Pub

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