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Harbour Inn

(formerly Harbour of Refuge, Ship, Fishing Buss)

Black Shore
Southwold
IP18 6TA

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9

Owner

Adnams

About the Pub

This riverside pub is about a mile south of the town centre. Its location means that flooding can be an issue in winter months. A mark on the wall shows the level reached by flood waters in 1953. The split level interior is often dominated by diners during busy periods & a separate restaurant extension has helped to make the venue even more popular during weekends. Nearby, a foot ferry & footbridge provide access to Walberswick. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/865

Historic Interest

Listed as the Fishing Buss at Blackshore Quay between 1823 & 1874. Also listed as the Harbour of Refuge in Black Lane between 1891 & 1900. Rebuilt circa 1840?? A paperback book published in 1969, called "Inns of the Suffolk Coast" by Leonard P Thompson contains the following extract: “The late Jock Peasant ran this pub in the 1950s, with his wife, Bobbie. It has also been called the Harbour of Refuge, the Ship, the Fishing Buss & the Half-and-Halfer, after a type of fishing boat where the proceeds were shared between owner & crew. Mr & Mrs Cross have run the inn for the last 15 years (1954 – 1969)”.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Adnams --varies--
  • Adnams Broadside
  • Adnams Ghost Ship
  • Adnams Southwold Bitter

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Harbour Inn, Southwold

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Terrace in front and rear large garden.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the bars.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar

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Harbour Inn

Black Shore
Southwold
IP18 6TA

Sat Nav Reference

52.321353, 1.661886

OS Reference

TM496755

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