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The Ship


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly

Location and contact

The Ship pub and restaurant offers extensive al fresco & restaurant dining within the heart of Plymouth's historic Barbican. Situated on the harbour side in Plymouth's beautiful Barbican area The Ship is in the perfect location to relax under the parasols and with friends and family, whether it be to enjoy a quick meal on your lunch hour or an evening spent with the loved ones.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews fish and chips steak and ale pie salad sandwiches catch of the day the pub outside seating area barbican area good quality food sutton harbour nice meal pint ales tribute cider hoe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Living on The Hoe, we use this business quite a bit, especially Sunday’s after walking the dogs. We have eaten a few time and the food is nice if a little expensive for what it is sometimes. The drinks are good, they do serve a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pajmccarthy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently visit to have a coffee on a morning as the time of opening on the website, Facebook and displayed states 10am till 11pm each day. I recently visited at my usual time of 10.40am and was refused a coffee as the time of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sean0890
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Although the staff were lovely and tried to help as much as they could, the food wasn't good at all. First and foremost I had been liaising fairly regularly by email with the Ship Pub and informed them of numbers when I got to the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 17 December 2018

The best fish and chips we've had in UK! Good food and plenty of ales and cider with a great location on The Barbican - you can't go wrong.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jo C
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

My family & I, along with my in-laws are in Plymouth for a family wedding. We’re staying in the Jury’s Inn, and when we arrived last night, we wanted somewhere within walking distance to get something to eat & a drink. We happened upon The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SuzieQ1601
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Fish greasy and the chips were like warm. Staff were friendly and the beer was ok, so hence 3 stars. I won’t be returning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nomad55679651945
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Seriously who is going to this dump to listen to some third rate knock off junk singer butcher Bob Marley and Madness songs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VeganRex
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Second time here. Its good pub grub and plenty of it at a reasonable price. Then down stairs to the active fun pub for a beer and a band. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aquarius1
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

You have out door and in door sitting you have to go and order food and drinks at the bar. The food was ok a little pricey you do get a good serve. Drinks were a good price. The place is clean and staff are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank clarer138
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Well what a place and great service good food and lovely setting by the barbican i love the surrounding scenery and street music is good too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ryan M
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lauren b
12 May 2017|
Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure if they do, at a guess I would say no but I know other places in that area do!
Terry C
2 September 2015|
Response from MgrTheShip |
Yes, we do have WiFi which is free to use
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