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Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
+44 1590 676903
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Had a snack at lunchtime & popped in one evening just for a drink & relax. Lovely location, right by the water, beautifully decorated. The walk down from the town is lovely, little cobbled street, lit up at night by fairy lights at night

1 Thank pixtink
Oxford, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were visiting Lymington and decided to try a meal at The Ship. We were not disappointed - the food was good, the surroundings comfortable and pleasant and the service was very good (thank you Charlotte).

1 Thank Tony B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

we visited the ship again yesterday with 3 dogs, a baby and a child. Food was excellent as usual. We asked for hot water to warm the baby's bottle. This was provided without fuss. At no stage did we fell not welcome. It is such a lovely clean pub and it is lovely to be able to eat without leaving... More 

1 Thank maggie c
Lymington, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I have dined here regularly over the years. On Saturday I dined with four friends and we waited a long time for our order to be taken. We shared a Fisherman's Platter which was nice and Artisan Breads, which weren't very artisan. I chose Prawn, Crab and Chorizo Linguine, which was lovely, and others had Chicken and Ham Pie, Rabbit... More 

Thank Gourmandsouth
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, as noted by the server we are changing our wine list this week and as such have had a limited wine list for the last week. For this you have our apologies. Hopefully you will return when our new wine menu is in place to try some of our great new wines. Many thanks The... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

With its top location it can't help but be busy, so go early if you want a seat! The staff are friendly and helpful and the food is good wholesome and reasonably priced, not excellent but good. Having said that I've only had bar snacks in the bar and never eaten in the restaurant area so can't comment on that... More 

1 Thank 568janef
Ille-et-Vilaine, France
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Wanted Sunday roast in nice surroundings. Exactly what I got. Lovely tasty vegetarian roast; friendly, helpful staff.

1 Thank Linsaj
Burton on the Wolds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Visited twice whilst in Lymington for two days. Enjoyed a lovely afternoon drink on the deck bathed in glorious sunshine whilst enjoying the harbour veiw. Returned the next day for supper to over-hear complaints on double fried chips, so we had french fries with our fish, which was very good indeed. Extremely pleasant staff who could not have been more... More 

2 Thank MaryLG123
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132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This pub ticks all the boxes - a must try venue. The view of the harbour is idyllic. Outside seating area and good beer choice.

1 Thank Gommers
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Busy pub as it has a prime position on the quay but although on the surface it looks attractive it is quite bland. There isn't much atmosphere even though the staff are friendly enough. However the big let down is the toilets which are shabby and in need of decorating and hadn't been attended when I was there as there... More 

1 Thank Debbie D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Lovely location and an exciting menu. Very accommodating staff especially Richard. Good deal on the fixed menu although we didn't have it. If you have the sticky chicken watch out for the chillies, delicious though.

Thank pennyb778

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 676903

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