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The Ship Inn - CLOSED

Langton Matravers | Near Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LR, England
+44 1929 423855
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
5 Sep 2017
“Nice pub”
30 Sep 2016
“Great drink, food and service.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Langton Matravers | Near Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LR, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Nice pub this one. There is always things to look at in this pub. Staff are good, food is good too. You know a good pub because the locals use it.

Thank omega132857
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went in for drinks, stayed for dinner. Local cider suggestions were bang on. The dinners were much more than expected. The ribs literally fell off the bone - no knives needed and the sides of coleslaw and chips were just right. The other meal of...More

Thank blockieo
Reviewed 9 September 2016

On a very hot day we were looking for a place for a light lunch. Plenty of restaurants but we didn't want a large meal and most cafes were very full and busy. We strolled into The Ship Inn, as the menu looked as if...More

Thank frankart_10
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Beautiful hot day walking round Swanage with visiting family.......We only had drinks & sat outside....Lovely rest watching the world go by ......xx

Thank Lin W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Visited for an evening meal as the menu looked good and not too expensive. It was good value and our food was perfectly cooked. The young waitress was super efficient when she delivered our food - we did not have long to wait. Good atmosphere...More

Thank DrivingLessons
Reviewed 19 October 2015

When my husband + I skidded into this lovely town after a rough--from a results perspective--rugby world cup 2015, we were looking for good food, good bevvies and good hospitality. We found those in no short order at the Ship Inn. Barman extraordinaire Mark had...More

Thank SashimiB
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Centre of town. Décent pub grub and a variété of real beer. Service good. A long distance to lavatory. Butterfly chicken good.

Thank gonzoSemussac_France
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We had a good evening dinner here, nice reasonably priced food and well kept beer, about 6:30 there are plenty of locals (with some interesting characters, that are friendly but may look a bit like someone from central casting), which shows that the welcome from...More

Thank IanofCF
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Wow - its your average high Street pub, showing sports (good for some, less so for others ;-) ) but wow the burgers! Appear hand made here, cooked to perfection, I had Stilton, dijonaise sauce rocket and caramelised onions, hubbie had a spicy chicken burger,...More

Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We were staying in Swanage and didn't want to be tied to our accomodation for evening meals. We chose The Ship as it looked clean and inviting. The decor is a bit spartan but the food was very good quality and reasonably priced. It arrived...More

Thank Monal19
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  • Address: Langton Matravers | Near Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 423855
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