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Situated in the village of South Walsham in the Norfolk Broads (Fleet Dyke is our nearest mooring), we are a friendly local pub offering fine ales and delicious home cooked food. We look forward to welcoming you, your family and friends, locals and visitors alike! Dogs are welcome in the main bar.
US$8 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

This pub is closed and looks abandoned. A shame the local information centre and signboards are not kept up to date. We would have saved ourselves a 1.5 hour walk.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 March 2020 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here for my mother’s 70th birthday. There were 12 of us plus one dog which they accommodated for us. The menu was good, with a nice selection. We started with some olives and bread which went down very well with...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020 via mobile

It’s not often I feel the need to write a review about a Sunday lunch but I must say that all 5 of us said it was the best we have had out for a long time. We sat in the bar as we had...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 24 January 2020

Sunday lunch ... pre book as alway full as the food is so good 100% we have been a few times now and have never been let down the staff really friendly and the chef is fantastic would recommend you try it out we will...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 11 January 2020

We had an excellent lunch on a cold and dank day today. Humorous staff, excellent ales, including Ghost Ship 0.5% and very good food; we had beefy bits, real scampi and an amazing fish pie (you should see this creation which was much praised by...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 6 January 2020 via mobile

Nice cosy restaurant area. Good service and now to the best bit, the food. I had the burger and it is probably the best burger I have had since the 1980’s, it was superb. Wendy’s Bourguignon was apparently just as good. There is one huge...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 4 January 2020

Lovely pub we went to whilst staying at our friends house at Chambray Hall for NYE. I had halibut which was delicious and my husband had fillet steak, our friends enjoyed there meals too. The couple who run the Ship Inn are really welcoming.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 26 December 2019

Visited with a group of friends for our Christmas meal, we had all pre ordered our food. Service was good and the starters arrived quite quickly, all of very good quality but the amounts were a bit random, huge piece of pate with only two...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 11 December 2019

As we not are locals and with little knowledge about pubs around Norwich, this was a great surprise. Very friendly staff to whom nothing was impossible, a very good and varied wine list with a few suprises not on the list as well, great and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 17 November 2019 via mobile

The best Sunday roast out in a long long time! Amy & Mark both gave us tentative service. Food was top notch! Every single aspect of the roast beef dinner tasted amazing! Nice atmosphere within the local village pub and will definitely return and recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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The review was of The ship at south Walsham
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Yes, dogs are welcomed here and get doggie treats!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Ship Inn

  • Yes, The Ship Inn offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Ship Inn offers delivery services.

  • The Ship Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5