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The Ship Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Whites Hill, Winchester SO21 1LT, England
+44 1962 777756
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just came back fron here. They had a bbq in the garden which looked ok. Ordered chicken burgers from the bbq and kids mac and cheese and kids chicken strips. The mac and cheese looked like it just came out of a tin and the 3 miniscule chicken bites from sainsburys. The burger buns were dry and stale and chicken... More 

Thank Philip W
Alton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

All well presented and looking great especially as we were worried the old place would not survive- it was closed when we were last here a year ago. It was a glorious day and perfect for a trip out to a lovely pub. I fail to understand why the pub isn't better supported. Only a dozen or so customers in... More 

1 Thank Mrs_HH_Alton
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is always a warm welcome to be had at the Ship. We have been to a few events which is always well organised and great fun for all the family. Each time we have eaten here we have had great food and great service. A lovely traditional pub with great outdoor space for all the family.

1 Thank Suebach1
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wanted to write a review to thank you for a lovely afternoon last Sunday We saw your advert for the Easter egg hunt so decided to bring the children along They had a great time collecting eggs and it was all free! they all received a large bag of chocolate in return for the eggs found my eldest found... More 

Thank Sally-Anne D
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a meal for my family as I'd seen fab reviews about this family pub. The roast was lovely, loads of meat and tasty roast potatoes. I ordered a child's roast for my 4 year old, which was way too big with the same size massive Yorkshire and only slightly smaller meat and veg, ( just don't like wasting... More 

Thank Sars42
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am thoroughly disappointed in the way that this once beautifully run pub has declined into an establishment I shall never return to. Today it took over 45 minutes for our food to come out of the kitchen, and even when it did - they had got our order wrong. There was no apology or a waitress saying that she... More 

2 Thank Laura B
Management response:

Dear Laura, Thank you for your feedback. We are really sorry we did not meet your expectations, especially as we work hard to ensure our customers are more than happy when they leave. It seems we have had great feedback, except for you on your visit. Regarding your visit, you were sitting inside as you felt it was too busy... More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying with my family locally over the Easter weekend and we have been to The Ship on 2 previous occasions. We have all had so much fun together today in this very child friendly pub. The roast beef for lunch was lovely and the roast potatoes were amazing. Thank you Joe and Ria for a wonderful day... More 

Thank Rosemary G
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the Easter Egg hunt and the kids had a great time. plenty of space. friendly staff. the BBQ was good to. looking forward to going back

Thank Keith G
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

arrived to a very friendly welcome, sat in a lovely sunny child friendly garden until it was our time to sit in the restaurant area as we arrived early. very light and airy in the restaurant. mothers day menu was so inviting it was hard to choose. food was so tasty, pudding melted in our mouths, yummy. i was given... More 

1 Thank Andrea H
Winchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Developing nicely in new hands. Still offering a variable menu. Nice to see a couple of guest beers despite being a Greene King franchise

1 Thank Paul P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whites Hill, Winchester SO21 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 777756
The Ship is a quiet traditional country pub tucked away at the end of the picturesque Hampshire village of Owslebury near Winchester. Alongside our church "Saint Andrews" this pub is the hub for our village. The ship inn is the last surviving pub in Owslebury and the only place where the majority of villagers can socialize and share news and banter. The Ship Inn has a friendly atmosphere where visitors to our village are made welcome. The gardens are extensive with a large play area. Popular with walkers as the starting or finishing point and a good resting place for those on the Pilgrims Trail which passes close by. Restaurant and bar, Beer garden, Darts, Crib night & Petanque.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?