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The Ship

#4,663 of 18,615 Restaurants in London
££ - £££British, ,
171 Kennington Road, London SE11 6SF, England
+44 20 7735 1371
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“sunday roast” (16 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
171 Kennington Road, London SE11 6SF, England
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

It's a good little pub pub with sterling food. I say you can always tell a pub by the burger and the wine. Try the house red!

Thank Graphics346
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I just moved back to Kennington after spending 2 years in New York with my husband and two daughters and I was surprised to see The Ship's changed hands. The new lady was very welcoming though so we decided to stay for Sunday lunch which...More

Thank JolieandPaul
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We were regulars And took our five year old often with other parents from local school. Unfortunately it changed hands to a horrible woman who hates children in the pub. We stopped going and so have all our friends with children .. we are Warmly...More

1  Thank PeterJFlack
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today with colleagues. We've done this previously and had a really good experience, especially with the food which was fantastic. This time it was not so good sadly. Presumably the pub has changed hands/management over the past year. The staff were nice...More

2  Thank PhilosopherLondon
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I moved 2 years around this local area and I used to love to come to this Place for a drink or meals when I feel don't like to cook . But now i am very disappointed they employed an a very unpleasant woman she...More

1  Thank Marinasandoval
Reviewed 28 November 2017

On a short visit to London and called in this pub for an evening meal. Never got as far as eating: we waited an unfeasably long time to be served and decided to leave as we were hungry! There was one person behind the bar...More

Thank Mammap61
Reviewed 6 November 2017

About 8 of my friends and I stayed in the 2 flats for rent above this pub and it was one of the best decisions of the trip! The staff was super helpful and welcomed us with a pint as soon as we walked out...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We have been to The Ship many times. It is a lovely down to earth pub. We particularly like it as it is dog friendly, quite cosy in the winter and we often end up chatting to the other clientele who are super friendly as...More

1  Thank Rochelle L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this pub for nearly 20 years, so I've seen it go through many iterations. Some have been great, some not so great... recently two ladies took it over and moved in. I'm so pleased with the way things are changing and...More

1  Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

#julian68205 I've been in that pub for a couple of times since I just moved to the area, and I'm actually quite surprised of your review because i have witnessed none of what you have mentioned, plus what you have mentioned about gangsta rap was...More

1  Thank Oussama H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Kennington Road, London SE11 6SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 1371
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Come a join us for a drink or a bite to eat in our traditional London pub situated on the Kennington Road (only a 5 minutes walk from the Imperial War Museum). Try one of our many real ales and settle yourself down in an armchair with a newspaper or if you're feeling peckish, then why not book our 8 seater round captain's table for a delicious meal with friends
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