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0.2 miles from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and whilst my husband was ordering drinks ge was asked if we would be eating aswell and was given a recommendation. He then ordered the recommendation. Our food arrived promptly and was pipping hot . Would definitely recommend this pub/restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for an evening meal before going on the ferry since it is only 3 minutes walk from the seminal. We booked on the evening and we’re then told by the security on the terminal that we couldn’t leave the vehicle. So I...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking through the window after having a horrible pint in The Ship Anson round the corner and Analeese (hopefully we've spelt her name right) gave us such a friendly wave we went in. Super friendly staff, good beer, very clean, just an all...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting the Ship and Castle for a long time. It's an ideal pub as we are in the Navy and it's close to the docks. We were not planing on returning after COVID due to the owner, Lawrence, but gave it a...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021

What a first class Sunday roast , tasty beef and turkey with fresh veg and traditional gravy and at a good price , attentive staff well worth a visit if you find yourself near the Royal Navel dock yard in Portsmouth .

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 May 2021

Visited this lovely pub on Saturday, food never disappoints, fresh and full of flavour. The homemade ciriso mayo is the best we have had; top tip: made with vegan mayo who new, lovely!! The staff are so welcoming and friendly, I wish them ever success...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 5 November 2020

We had to wait for our time slot for entering Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and it was lunch time - The Ship and Castle was a perfect solution for both, as food was good and the place is located literally 10 yards from the main entrance...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 November 2020

Visited 31/10, table reserved exactly where we had asked, one way system in place, limited menu currently but still plenty of choice, look forward to things being relaxed and the menu expanding but nonetheless had an enjoyable lunch

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020

Me and my boyfriend came here for lunch today and weren’t at all pleased. Due to current circumstances we could not get out of our seats to order food. After 20 minutes I eventually shouted for a waiter to come over so we could order...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 8 October 2020

Ate here as a family just before visiting the Mary Rose. The pub had recently been refurbished and was clean and welcoming. We had our daughter and 7 week old grandson with us and the staff could not have been more friendly and accommodating, welcoming...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Hi Maz. We open at 12 noon on Sunday. Kind regards
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The Ship and Castle is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3