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The Ship

££ - £££, British,
2 Valley Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 4AR, England
+44 1255 475889
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“surf and turf” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Valley Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 4AR, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Had never eaten at this place before but what a nice surprise. Quaint looking place from the outside but was surprised by the room and décor inside. Lovely atmosphere, nice and clean and friendly staff. Our order was received just 10 minutes after ordering and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank sue m
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Finally have found a decent place to eat in Clacton. Been here twice can`t wait to go back and have another great meal here. First time I had the Lasagne and my husband had Surf and turf second time we both had the Chicken stuffed...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank 538car
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Found this by accident - Loads of specials on the board plus usual favourites on the menu - All reasonably priced plus desserts on special with a main meal. Good selection of beers.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Service24
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We have eaten and drank here many times while on holiday at the caravan park up the road and can never fault the place the food is always tasty and they do two roasts fro £13 on a sunday. The sky sports tv was a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank James S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

been several times took the family again on Thursday had a Great Meal all Freshly cooked Reasonably priced food and Great Real Ales would defiantly recommend a visit

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 139alunp
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Small menu but lots of specials dotted around the pub. Homely and old fashioned. Good home cooked food, my daughter said it was the best lasagne that she's ever had. Friendly staff

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ktslg
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We own a caravan in St Osyths and we're looking for somewhere to eat one Friday evening. Stopped at a couple of places which were a bit cramped and more of a pub than a eaterie.Went to The Brace of Pistols who now don't serve...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gooner195
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We often visit The Ship as it is our local. We have had the steak night on a Friday which is amazing value for money... two rump steaks with all the trimmings for £10!! Their Sunday roasts are also great with the choice of three...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lad1988
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This friendly pub offers something a little different from traditional pub grub. The daily specials have an appeal for everyone. We tried the surf and turf which was great. Plenty of family groups were enjoying themselves. Good parking. Best to book as they get busy...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed 9 August 2017

went to the ship for a evening meal with my hubby heard it had a great menu well we certainly was not disappointed the menu was great my hubby had surf and turf 8oz sirloin steak king prawns scampi saute potatoes and green beans, I...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Stella C
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Valley Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 475889
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