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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, whether it be for Sunday lunch or for an evening meal and always impressed. The quality of food is at a very high standard. Would definitely recommend the scallops and prawns starter/the haggis and black pudding! I've attached some photos of our starters and main courses from the other night.

2Thank GraceLilley
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visit the Ship Inn pub for a quiet drink and a bite to eat. The fire was burning as we entered the room and we had a nice welcome from the owners Peter and Sheila. Different ales to choose from and bar meals, we ordered the steak bagget and home made chips and we throughly enjoyed It. We will definitely...

1Thank rosie1208081
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Really family friendly. Excellent food and really good value for money. Popped in mid-week as near to where we were staying on holiday. Just had to go back a 2nd time. Both visits were excellent - hospitality, excellent food and good local beers.

1Thank Susan S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A couple of our family members stayed recently in the accommodation and we met them for an evening meal. Sheila is a fantastic cook, the haggis and black pudding starter is to die for! Beers are always kept right and are at a decent price. The rooms boast sea views and the breakfast is very good. A little gem in...

1Thank Chelsey C
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I called The Ship to make an enquiry. I asked for Sheila. Some cave dwelling troglodyte snarled down the to me that she was not here and hung up. I called again assuming it was a mistake, perhaps I had mis-heard. Again I asked for Sheila eliciting a "I wuddant knae" response and slammed phone.

2Thank sbleary
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

1Thank Lynsey P
Reviewed 4 April 2016

1Thank WavyHarvy
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

1Thank 365Stephen
Marsascala, Malta
Reviewed 7 January 2016

1Thank thomsclan2015
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015

1Thank Jim W

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“Only had the food, but they do have accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles WavyHarvy, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They are all a Consistant high quality”
 of 5 bubbles thomsclan2015, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is closed on a Monday, but they won't tell you that! Avoid all rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles O8176ONkevinm, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms are the same with one apartment style room.”
 of 5 bubbles gordonc478, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Did not stay but the courtyard rooms look lovely”
 of 5 bubbles SJL54, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
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