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The Ship Hotel

££ - £££, British,
Main Road, Brancaster PE31 8AP, England
+44 1485 210333
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Road, Brancaster PE31 8AP, England
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1 - 10 of 465 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very dog friendly, serving a really tasty lunch and good beer. Just what you need after a bracing November walk in the glorious Norfolk countryside.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Neill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub restaurant atmosphere, visited as a group of 4 family members. The good; Good trout dish well executed, nice range of Gins in a separate Gin menu. Good daube of beef (braised cheek). Good attentive service! The bad Very average haddock and chips(chips undercooked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank will_foodreviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for Sunday lunch with a group of friends and children. Staff were very accommodating of our rather excitable children and they all really enjoyed the food. Food was amazing especially the lemon posset. Would definitely go again! Thanks for very enjoyable lunch!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Natalie M
Captain_Ship_Hotel, General Manager at The Ship Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Natalie M, Thank you for your kind review of your Sunday Lunch here at The Ship, i am so glad to see that my team looked after you all well. I have passed your kind comments along to my team. Kind Regards Matthew Jones...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends for Sunday lunch, definitely one of the best we’ve had! Service by all the staff we saw was excellent. The whole party agreed that the food was delicious the mussels are to be recommended! All in all a lovely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nirwichfoodien
Captain_Ship_Hotel, General Manager at The Ship Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear nirwichfoodien, Thank you for your kind comments regarding your Sunday Lunch here at The Ship, I have passed your comments along to my team, I look forward to welcoming you back to The Ship. Kind Regards Matthew Jones General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My take on this! it November and people love roast dinner beach dog walking very busy. Something lacking when addressing me the customer but them they say they are busy ooh I can't do that !! I dealing with a till receipt. Why address the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joanne o
Captain_Ship_Hotel, General Manager at The Ship Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear joanne o Thank you for your review of your lunch at the Ship Hotel, i am sorry that we didn't meet expectation on this occasion. I would like the opportunity to discuss the issues you raised further if you wouldn't mind emailing gm@shiphotelnorfolk.co.uk. Kind...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights and chose to have our evening meal here each evening. There was a great selection from the normal menu, the specials board and also the Norfolk Restaurant Week menu. Everything we had was delicious, as was the wine (can recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Juecw
Reviewed 9 November 2018

friendly helpful efficient staff. nice ambience. went to try out in norfolk restaurant week and food was overall excellent (my liver however had a piece of sinew running through). good value and well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank russelld49
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner! Good service, good food , good value! What more could you want! Well worth a visit and by far the best food in Brancaster! Thanks for having us !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ad0bs0n
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Very friendly staff, really efficient service, good value and above all extremely delicious, seasonal food. Fabulous mussels locally sourced and beautifully cooked. Two of us had the roast - hot, generous size and great flavour. Atmosphere buzzy and warm. Can’t fault this coastal gem.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank russellwh2
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We had a lovely family meal here, but lacks personality. Such a shame as a lovely place, just need some more enthusiasm.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank FMont
Captain_Ship_Hotel, General Manager at The Ship Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear FMont, Thank you for your review, i am glad to see you had a lovely family meal, we are undertaking staff training to ensure that the service received by all our guests is up to scratch. I hope that you revisit us should you...More

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Mary S
20 September 2017|
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Response from Anon090 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, but we are going again next year to stay so will find out then !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Brancaster PE31 8AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Brancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 210333
  • E-mail
Description
The Ship Hotel, Brancaster offers boutique stays in 9 beautifully appointed en-suite rooms. The hotel has been lovingly restored to retain its historic charm and the award-winning restaurant and bar offers food and drink daily. We’re also completely pet-friendly!
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