About Us

Welcome to The Sail Loft, our café-bar and restaurant right next to the beach in Southwold on Ferry Road, just along from Gun Hill towards the harbour.

With our own private parking and a separate public carpark next-door,  The Sail Loft is in an ideal location, an easy escape from the busy High Street for a lazy, relaxed meal or simple refreshment.

Perfect for everyone, we love seeing families with children enjoying the restaurant. We also welcome dog-walkers and their canine friends with water bowls provided inside and out.

The Sail Loft makes a great place for business meetings and any kind of special celebration with family or friends with our relaxed, informal atmosphere, warm welcome and caring service plus of course, good hearty food and lovely daily specials in abundance.

The Sail Loft has recently changed ownership and is now run by local chef-restaurateur, Jonathan Nicholson, who also owns The Bell At Sax' in Saxmundham. Jonny and his general manager Luke White, hope you will come and visit us soon. We look forward to welcoming you.

We have a passion for specialist coffees, craft ales, wines and spirits. We put our efforts into a local, seasonal, artisan menu of comfort food, using great Suffolk and East Anglian ingredients.