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The Ship Inn

££ - £££, British,
Bishops Sutton, Alresford SO24 0AQ, England
+44 1962 732863
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“roulade” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Bishops Sutton, Alresford SO24 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting friends in West Meon and decided to drive home via the good old Ship Inn for dinner. As usual the food was excellent and piping hot. You have to try the line caught beer battered fish with chips and mushy peas. It’s...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this pub when dodging the traffic to Southampton. Friendly staff, best food I’ve had out in a long time

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for dinner on a Saturday night. Food was good and service pleasant. Liked the genuine,village-hub feel to the Ship and it's suitably rustic appearance in keeping with the building's age. There was a good local customer base who evidently know each other and...More

Thank Top-Trumper68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Ship has great historic atmosphere and charm. The staff are always welcoming and the food is good. It’s both child-friendly and dog-friendly. We’ve been in the evening and lunchtimes and really enjoyed it.

Thank Charliecat2014
Reviewed 9 June 2018

My parents reluctantly took me here for a birthday treat. Their previous experience, prior to the current management, had been disappointing. I’m so glad we went! The food was perfect, served nice and hot and was delicious. Pleasant staff, who were attentive to our needs....More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I took my friends from work here as a pre birthday treat last week. I have eaten here a few times before and the food is always beautifully presented and extremely tasty. They couldn’t believe how good the food was and are excited to go...More

Thank debf20182018
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I have no idea where the other reviewers ate on a Sunday this month, but it couldn't have been The Ship! I visited this pub with my Mum & brother. We had 2 beef dinners and 1 chicken between us. Josie, the landlady, recommended their...More

Thank SammyZF
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We went in on Sunday (prebooked) as a group of 10 people. We chose this pub as it was dog friendly, and when booking the table we mentioned this. On arrival they were confused that we had a dog and had to change our table....More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My family and I went here for the first time for Sunday lunch last week with some friends who are locals of the pub, and we had an amazing lunch/afternoon here. The pub is very homely and comfortable, both Josie and Horia were so friendly...More

1  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 29 April 2018

the food is consistently brilliant, fresh and tasty and well cooked and presented. they always have a varied selection of beers on tap and a good wine list. the owners and staff are always smiley and very very helpful. nothing is too much trouble. our...More

Thank glynnebaker
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Questions & Answers
6 July 2017|
Response from Annabelle H | Reviewed this property |
Only if you is a pirate.
Geoff P
3 September 2016|
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Response from Josie B | Property representative |
Yes we allow dogs in the main bar area.
25 May 2015|
Response from Josie B | Property representative |
We don't have a play area as such, but we have a fenced safe garden, great for the young ones to play. We also serve food outside. We have a bank holiday family fun day on 30th may, with bouncy castle, face painting, hog... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishops Sutton, Alresford SO24 0AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alresford
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 732863
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