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This is a really nice country pub where we’ve eaten several times in the past. It changed hands a few months ago and, sad to say, I think it has lost its edge. Their cullen skink (smoked haddock soup) had more potato than fish and my main course of roasted hake was OK but just OK. Unfortunately, it became very quiet quite early on a Saturday evening, not helped by the reluctance of the staff to keep the fire going. This place could be so good but it’s menu needs a rethink and more attention to detail. 

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A relatively new resto in this pub overlooking the harbour. We’d had lunch in the bar 2 or 3 times and enjoyed it so we thought this worth a try. My starter of black pudding and chorizo salad was OK but not really a good chocie. The smoked haddock and leek tart was much better. Main was roast partridge which was nice but a little bit overcooked (it’s hard to get it right with such a small bird). Good atmosphere and service. Definitely worth revisiting

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