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Mezza Restaurant at The Ship and Castle

Ship & Castle High Street, Congresbury BS49 5JA, England
+44 1934 833535
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“meze dishes” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
“greene king” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Pub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ship & Castle High Street, Congresbury BS49 5JA, England
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick drink with the family. Sat in the garden area, broken glass was lying around. The bin in the corner was ripped and everything on the floor including a dirty nappy. Clearly the place is not cleaned that often. Went to...More

Thank A S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I guess this place is in some sort of transition, until thats complete avoid like the plague, we visited sunday 8th july late afternoon, lack of customers said it all.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

It has potential to be a lovely pub. However we sat in the garden surrounded by rubbish, had to sending our food back and were served by a bunch of underage kids, all of whom seemed to be standing around doing nothing. Shame.

Thank allesenrab
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Large car park, Children's area in garden. Unfortunately I found the big steps and modern seating difficult to access and decided not to go again.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I see that they haven't updated the fact that this isn't a Mezze anymore. (Not Mezza!) When Green King first took over they seemed to be doing great food (that chef was sacked) and since then it has gone down hill terribly. Service is appalling,...More

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Oh my god....horrendous in every way....if you need to survive in any way you need to employ decent chefs...if you wouldn't sit down and eat it yourself then DON'T send it out...what I ate was awful...no point complaing because just met with a shoulder shrug...More

2  Thank lovingurfood
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch was awful. 1 hour for starters to be served despite booking. Not enough staff to deal with customers and not receptive to feedback. No one to complain to we should have left and not paid £150 as we has to queue again for...More

2  Thank Alison P
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Never have I seen someone so uninterested in his job and that would explain his dime bar moment, was told 10 pound min on cards so couldn't use my card as was only getting 2 beers, yet the person in front of me used their...More

2  Thank John C
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

! Unfortunately this pub has been taken over again by a another large chain this one hasn’t improved it either. The Food in my mind is the most important and it fails because it’s prepacked, prepared food that is tasteless. Burger was a plate and...More

2  Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

One word - Vile. This used to be quite a reasonable place to eat, unfortunately it is now a Greene king pub. There were only a handful of people in there which should of been a warning sign but we decided to give it a...More

2  Thank lovefood2189
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Jackie P
1 May 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply ! Answer is no 🙂
Frederick D
28 March 2016|
Response from CrustStation | Reviewed this property |
I did a quick check online and found this. I checked the mezze restaurants website and the rooms seem to vary from £70 - £80 If you go online yourself, the "Castle" prices are further down the page. It may be worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ship & Castle High Street, Congresbury BS49 5JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Congresbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 833535
Housed within a beautifully converted 15th-century brewery, The Ship & Castle offers modern Mediterranean-style dining and a host of local brews at the bar. Offsetting the cosy dining room, guests can while away summery days at The Ship & Castle's outdoor ice cream parlour. Set close to the beautiful North Somerset countryside and coastline, this family favourite blends gourmet passion with friendly and relaxed pub hospitality.
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