Welcome to The Sail Loft and our relaxed café-bar-restaurant. Revamped two years ago into a stylish destination from one of Southwold's most historic icons, we're down towards the harbour from the right-hand fork of the High Street...

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A short walk from Southwold marketplace past the cannons towards the lifeboat station and campsite, and with plenty of free parking, The Sail Loft makes an easy escape from the cosmopolitan delights and the busy-ness of the High Street.

Whether a lazy, relaxed lunch or dinner, just drinks from the bar, morning brunch or afternoon resfreshment, it's the place to be.

Our laid-back, informal destination has a warm welcome, caring service and simple, good food at its heart.

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We're all about simple good food, the welcome of a great neighbourhood restaurant and tasty food & drink worth travelling for.

For us, that means local, seasonal ingredients, an emphasis on taste and a relaxed, hearty menu.

To complement the cooking, we offer quality in the glass to match, with a fun, eclectic wine list (courtesy of Laytons of London) and a well-stocked bar for drinks plus good coffee, of course.

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Powerful Framework

Powerful Framework

NOW RECRUITING! Click the 'Join Our Team' page to view our kitchen and restaurant vacancies.

Find us at 53 Ferry Road, Southwold IP18 6HQ.
For bookings or queries, please call 01502 725713. Lots of parking next to the restaurant.

Accommodation coming soon! Five lovely new bedrooms upstairs to book for the summer.

NEWS - The Sail Loft has been bought in late 2016 by Jonathan Nicholson, chef-owner of The Bell At Sax' on Saxmundham High Street. www.thebellatsax.co.uk

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Opening Times

Monday to Friday: 10am – 11pm, (serving food 10am – 9pm)

Sunday 10am – 5pm

Main menu and our specials are available from 10am onwards to 9pm

Feel free to come in for bar drinks, teas, coffees, cakes or snacks at any time.