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The Ship Inn

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Solva ££ - £££ , British,
15 Main Street | Solva, Solva, Wales
+44 1437 721528
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
15 Main Street | Solva, Solva, Wales
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked all the way from St Davids along the coastal path looking forward to a lovely Sunday dinner at the Ship Inn. We have had beautiful dinners there in the past. We sat in the garden which was looking very tired and unloved. Our...More

Thank 55walk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visited solva many times and popped into the Ship, so pleased to see that they had refurbished with new management. Tables, carpets etc much cleaner and fresher than the previous managers. Sign outside did state fresh cooked food but the fish and chips...More

Thank Schuwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After looking on trip advisor we got the impression this was a cheap and cheerful type of place. When we arrived, we ordered soup for start (which was very nice) and steak and ale pie for main. However they stated they couldn't find the steak...More

Thank Estatham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1 curry,2 fish and chips,1 steak.FIsh and chips expensive for frozen chips and a skinny frozen fish, Here for a week but wont see us again.

1  Thank wizardtaff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a delightful old hotel/restaurant with excellent, very helpful and friendly service. We were there with children. They enjoyed the children's menu more than at any of 3 larger, more expensive pub/restaurants in St. David's. We had the 8 oz sirloin steak with chips...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This olde worlde pub offers good standard pub food. The atmosphere is quaint. And the village is a delight to explore.

Thank howellrec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five of us arrived at 5.30pm on a bank holiday weekend. The sign outside said food served until 8pm We asked if we could eat at about 7pm as 5 more would be joining us later. Very friendly bar person who explained that they were...More

Thank Eddie323232
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth catching the bus from St Davids, (£3.05 return) to visit this fantastic small harbour village, and this pub is a breath of fresh air, the beer was good, weather was a bonus sat out in the beer garden, my mate and I struggled to...More

2  Thank chorleyboy
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great location nestled in between St Davids and Pembroke. Tipping with rain when I arrived but the little fishing village still looked lovely. A lot of the cottages in the village are beautifully painted in pinks, blues, yellow etc. A good sized group of Regulars...More

Thank Annexe1970
Ship I, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Thanks for the positive review, I'm glad you had a good time with us at The Ship and hope you can return again soon. G's singing would be better if he could get all the right note in the right order but he is...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We called in for lunch whilst visiting Solva. There is an extensive menu, the food was nice. Lovely beer garden although in need of some TLC.More

1  Thank 99katy
Ship I, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed the food we are waiting for the Brewery to spen some money on the Beer Garden to replace the Decking and replant the beds. Hope to see you again soon and that the work has been done by...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, are dogs allowed inside?
10 October 2015|
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Response from Mary J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know but as the staff are very friendly I can't see it being a problem if you were just in the bar.
Judith G
What time do you start serving food in the evening?
13 July 2015|
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Response from Bennlew | Reviewed this property |
Do you cater for gluten free customers?
28 April 2015|
Response from Josh_P215 | Property representative |
we have some gluten free dishes and offer gluten free gravy etc, if you need more info give us a ring before your visit and we can arrange something for you. thanks josh 01437721528
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Main Street | Solva, Solva, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Solva
  • Phone Number: +44 1437 721528
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