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The Ship Inn

££ - £££, British,
48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
+44 1202 474799
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
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Reviewed today

We spotted the Ship Inn while looking for somewhere to have lunch while walking down Christchurch High Street. On entering this centrally located restaurant / pub we were shown to a table by a friendly waitress. The starters that we ordered were very tasty and...More

Thank TonysolihullUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Ship as a second choice, to be honest, most times when we have been in Christchurch and walked past it had been when live music had been playing and it seemed so loud we didnt venture in. Our friends visited earlier...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

All over experience very good. First time of dining here and really enjoyed my chosen meal, beef ale pie with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Service good pricey but well worth it.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Cosy atmospheric pub restaurant in a great location, good menu choice, easy to book a table, friendly staff, what's not to like?

Thank ian s
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice decor. Service quite slow but friendly. We all had the steak pie which was very nice. Prices perhaps a little high.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I popped in to this pub for a late lunch upon my visit to Christchurch on a very hot day, the staff were friendly and helpful, I had the veggie burger with fries and an alcohol free beer, they gave me water on the table....More

Thank Helen Robin W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Do go there, said our B &B landlady, so we tried and were very happy with the result. Pleasant gastro pub with good menu, very friendly staff and good service. Not the cheapest but sound value

1  Thank BazzerJC47
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We have been in here several times over the years and it’s seems we go in when a little time has passed and we have forgotten how poor this place is. Lunch board outside the door. Guess what what. No light lunches. That’s just during...More

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Chefs Georgiana and Jack provided the most flavourful and skilfully cooked dishes this evening . It was an absolute gastronomic delight. The starter of Artesan bread and dips included gluten free option for me . The main courses were well cooked and presented . The...More

1  Thank karenG9513QM
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Popped in here on a very hot day at the weekend whilst visiting friends in Christchurch. We picked it as it had a garden at the rear.....although this is not really a garden...just an outside space and shack for smokers. Had two pints of beer...More

1  Thank Paul184
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Debbie S
1 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 474799
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