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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music
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Reviewed 22 December 2020 via mobile

Very welcoming visit to the ship tonight I had an amazing green Thai king prawn curry with rice the presentation was amazing I highly recommend this pub you feel so safe and so well looked after by amazing caring staff Thankyou so much for a...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2020

Great burgers and fish chips Amazing staff very welcoming and safe Lovely log fire . Great atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2020

Warm friendly welcome from the landlady Cerys. Relaxed friendly atmosphere. Would definately recommend 👍

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2020

We enjoyed our linguine and pizza here in this friendly pub, which also welcomed dogs. Intrigued by the Cornish Maid's Sauce', we asked for a pot on the side of the pizza. We were so glad it wasn't all overf the dish, if you like...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

Great food super safe amazing staff they go out of there way to help willl return after lock down ends

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

The food was pretty average. The service was unwelcoming, so there was no atmosphere in the pub. The waiting staff need to be more friendly, after all they are in the hospitality game. I understand the whole country is going through hard times, but the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020

Four of us stopped in at The Ship, they gave a warm welcome straight away and wanted to please with choice of seating, information on types of drinks and a friendly chat. Nothing was to much trouble.It had a great atmosphere with some light music....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

We came here after my parents had recommended it after visiting a few days earlier. I had the beef short rib which was amazing and my husband had the mussels which he said were delicious. My two young children enjoyed theirs too. Everything was cleaned...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

We recently had a wonderful week's holiday in Polperro and thought we'd try The Ship Inn for a drink after a walk around the village. It was fantastic. They are taking all Covid-19 precautions very seriously and responsibly and we felt very safe. The staff...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020

We thoght we would try this pub as couldn't get a seat outside The Blue Peter Inn. so pleased we did. Was welcomed by a very friendly lady to a table by the wood burner which made it nice and cosy. Good choice menu, saw...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from Rachael S | Reviewed this property |
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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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  • The Ship Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4