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The Ship Inn

££ - £££, British,
The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
+44 1503 272453
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny mid afternoon for a drink. Drink prices well over the top and a lukewarm warm welcome from the barmaid who clearly did not want to be there. A so called proper pub that punches above its weight.

Thank awayfolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered burger and chips for my grandson , the burger was burnt The rest of the food wasn't any better ordered fish chips and peas , peas practically cold Daughter had lasagne which was crisp on top . And the best part about it was...More

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional pub; nice enough décor; welcoming bar staff. The beers we had were okay and good. The wine was distinctly naff. God knows what the cheaper wines tasted like.

Thank david n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch in here...fish and chips was massive (could have fed 2 people) freshly battered and very tasty. All food was freshly cooked and well presented. Pub is quaint. .steps in and also inside but handholds/rails are sturdy.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just went into The Ship for drinks in the evening. It is a very pleasant, traditional, country-style pub; cosy, friendly and serving a range of beers. The staff are friendly as are the locals. When we went there was live music. The musicians were...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub with a little more room than most of the pubs in Polperro. Doesn't take table bookings so get there early if you want to eat.

Thank 958donna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped to Polperro for the day, the taller man at the bar was very polite and helpful. The smaller man with the pony tail I found a little rude and abrupt. There was no tomato ketchup, they had run out. The chips were very dry,...More

1  Thank 503Elaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was absolutely fantastic, decent portions and all tasted fresh and good. Only downside was the restaurant wasn’t particularly busy but still an hours wait for food.

Thank Jeffers012
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Visited it on holiday. Arrived at 5.25 but told we could not order food until 6. This wasn’t a problem but by 6 many people had turned up. We ordered a platter with chicken wings onion rings and garlic bread. Was very nice. The main...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I went to The Ship Inn with my family after a fun day out on the beach. We found there were plenty of options on the menu and had quickly ordered our meals. 30 minutes passed and our food had still not arrived and after...More

Thank turtle141618
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2 September 2018|
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Response from Rachael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
14 April 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Yes a few different types. I recommend 'Scratch' a mix of fizzy and cloudy cider - but take it steady!
27 July 2016|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
Thank you i am glad you enjoyed Polperro it is a lovely place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272453
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