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The Ship

££ - £££, British,
4 Quay Road | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2JZ, England
+44 1752 667604
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (38 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 Quay Road | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2JZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good quality food that is local fish caught and from local fish market. good pricing & portions & recommend a visit.

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having to be Gluten free, the menu for a gluten free alternative are very limited. I opted for a chicken burger. To my surprise I was informed the chicken burger would just be chicken.

Thank bev1968j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

me and my wife visited the barbican for a few days last week and can say this is a great place to see.So much history and the Ship in a great location.We had the fish and it was terrific,the staff were smart and polite,the bar...More

Thank mrlancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely seating area next to the marina with friendly staff Food very average We all had different meals that arrived together and not too long wait Will return tho

Thank trevor h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had drinks at this pub before, so thought it would be nice if we had a meal @ lunchtime here as well. The food was delicious. I had the steak and ale pie with vegetables and partner had fish and chips. Food arrived...More

Thank Candice451
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Have been here before but not left a review. Good reflection of local ales ciders and Perry’s plus the usual favourites. Scampi and chips special was excellent I had the chilli and cheesy chips, expensive for what it was (chips cheese and chilli covering) but...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

On a glorious Bank Holiday Monday we felt hungry and thirsty after a walk around the Hoe and Barbican. The Ship looked inviting with a huge outdoor seating area and a decent menu. We weren't disappointed. We waited approx 45 minutes for our food but...More

Thank RacheyPink
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the Ship on a very busy Bank Holiday evening. As the sun was out and was still a very warm evening, we decided to eat outside in the large outdoor area. We stopped to have a bite to eat and was pleased that on...More

Thank lunchmunch
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in here on a spur of the moment, because my other half fancied a beer! We had our dog with us, and as long as they are well behaved and on a lead they are welcome. I had the chicken and bacon salad with...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Lovely friendly pub, great staff. Occasional outside entertainment - great seating area. The staff are very knowledgeable on their gins and friendly. Really enjoyed my visit and would visit again.

Thank Kirshten
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Quay Road | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 667604
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.
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