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“A great seaside experience”
Review of Sole Bay Fish Co.

Sole Bay Fish Co.
Ranked #6 of 50 Restaurants in Southwold
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $24
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: http://www.solebayfishco.co.uk/index.php
Reviewed November 18, 2012

A fabulous place to get seafood. You should take your own wide and bread (we took some olives too, and some other customers had sides and dessert!). You can get those near by in the town (Try the Black Olive deli).
Ideally, go for a walk or bike along the beach and marshes, and finish you morning with a great lunch at the Sole Bay Fish Company.
The seafood is cooked and cooled - do not expect any seasoning. Salt, pepper and sauce provided - I suggest you add the salt, pepper and lemon and let the seafood sit a bit before digging in. It may be hard to resist the platter in front of you but worth a couple of minutes wait ;-)
You can also buy fresh and frozen seafood to take home at a reasonable price.

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you love your fish this is the place to be. Fresh cold platters which you can pick and choose to suit, the lobster is so juicey. Just bring your own accompaniments eg drinks, bread, salads, sauces, what ever you fancy. Hats off to the four guys who turned up with cheese, pork pie, bread and eight bottles of wine. In other words anything goes. The guys that work here are friendly, helpful and informative. Please bare in mind that this is a glorified fishermans shed so it can be a bit on the chilly side. Weekend bookings recommened, this is the only time we have not managed to get a table.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

This is, basically, a large wooden shed that has two components. At the front is an excellent fresh fish counter, where you can buy to eat in or take away at very reasonable prices. At the back is an eating area, behind a gigantic fish tank, where there are five or six tables. the deal here is that you can order a fish platter, of which there are four standard offerings at prices ranging from £10-32 to which you can add to if you wish, or you can make up your own platter instead. The platters are all fresh and well-presented, crab and lobster come prepared, and glasses, codiments etc are all available - but you bring your own drinks and bread (no corkage charge). Service is good, so is the food - what more could you ask for?

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1  Thank graham b
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

What a find.. Quite surprised to find such a place in the UK, basically a wooden shack with a fresh fish counter serving their catch to either eat in or take out.
You have to take your own drinks ( no shop near so get this in Southwold) friendly service and the freshest of fish.
The owners son, very polite, stopped by our table and told us about their boats and the way they catch their fish..not a huge commercial venture.
We will certainly return.

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1  Thank Jenben71
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

You bring your own wine and bread. We had a platter for £32; Lobster, crab, mussels, prawns, cockles, whelks etc.
Their fishmonger was selling 12 small Dover Sole for £10, skinned and pan fried they were the best Dover Sole I have ever tasted!!

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1  Thank Roland C
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