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Ship inn


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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All reviews surf and turf sunday roast chicken sizzler prawn cocktail liver scampi mash lunch snack green beans lovely pub steak night varied menu small menu great beer family meal home cooked food priced food
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Had a meal there yesterday specials are fantastic I had the lamb shoulder with homemade mash to die for ........going bk at the weekend for there Sunday roast but had to book as so popular. ...owners were telling us a new menu coming out on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alanpeterh
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Just had a roast at the ship it was bad enough that we had to wait so long that I needed another shave but when it came it was terrible half cooked potatoes and beef that was so toughyou could repair your shoes with it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie O
DaveN1743, Owner at Ship inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Sorry you felt your dinner was unsatisfactory nobody else complained who had the roast potatoes cooked in the same tray and no complaints about the beef either . We have many comments on how good our food is. And as for the wait you were...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

This was our first time to the ship and i found the staff to be very polite and courteous my husband ordered the garlic breaded mushrooms and i had the prawn cocktail they both came out looking fantastic and it tastes really nice then for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank janet1924
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Thought we would give it a try just to see. Wow, size of the dinner was massive, and really lovely. Has now become a regular visiting place on a Sunday.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We thought we'd give it a go as there aren't many places worth a look in Clacton. As it was a Friday night we thought it best to book. Glad we did as the place was packed at 7.30! Very friendly atmosphere and a good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank r0yb100
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Was trying to impress a new client and discuss business, I have visited the Ship before with my family and thought I would try it during the day, Amazing quiet atmosphere, WiFi was spot on no buffering during my one to one presentation and food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wilf75
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Can’t fault the food today but lost interest when the owner started shouting at our waiter asking him to do another job when he was clearly busy doing another one already her mouth was a disgrace and she called him a cu## don’t think she...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank joannejessica1
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Popped in for mid-week lunch. Good menu selection available, Choose from normal and lunch time specials (2 courses £7.95). Good portion sizes, friendly staff and clean surroundings with a nice atmosphere. Would pop in again if in the area.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank TheBanks
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Went for a dinner with a few friends and a child and the owners felt it was very okay to be loudly swearing at eachother and arguing in front of our kids, disgraceful and right in the open at the bar, they clame to be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank drshovsa
Reviewed 21 July 2018

went into the ship for our meal this evening and was very happy with the waiter very polite and very helpful makes a lovely change to have staff that care and this young man clearly did well done enjoyed our meal thanks

Date of visit: July 2018
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15 March 2017|
Response from shellking862 | Reviewed this property |
I would to make sure you get a table :)
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