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The Ship Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$6 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews plaice sticky toffee pudding seafood pork risotto prawns pie steak peas specials board lovely country pub cooked to perfection sunday lunch booked a table have eaten here lovely meal three courses
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don’t go for a long walk with yourr dog and expect a warm welcome (for the dog) at this establishment. Dogs are not welcome as it was made very, but courteously, clear. It would be helpful if the pub’s website made it plain that dogs...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank DavidMH1000
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

May I say in response to your review that I am very sorry that we could not allow your dog in our premises for reasons of health and safety. We do, however, allow guide dogs. We have lots of ‘walkers’ visit our pub who respect...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another stunning Sunday lunch in a lovely country pub, roaring fire, great choice including fresh fish and vegetarian dishes, helpful friendly staff and a well stocked bar.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vanessarZ9983IM
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Vanessa, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is always appreciated by our 'team' when they read such favourabe comments. Hope to see you here again in the near future. Best regards, N.Robinson

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

There were four of us for dinner at a table near the lit fire. Each of us had something different . My plaice was superb, the halibut and fish and chips very good as was the duck. We all had ice cream for dessert, in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AlastairC747
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Alastair, Thank you very much for your kind review. We always appreciate it when our food, service etc are mentioned on TripAdvisor with positive remarks. I am pleased you all enjoyed your meals and I will pass on your comments to our 'team' Thank...More

Reviewed 1 January 2019

Took my parents here today as it was my father's 80th birthday. Venue had some real character, staff were fantastic and the food just superb - the finest plaice I've ever had, and the pulled lamb and vegetable lasagne received equally glowing verdicts from the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank itsjustarumour
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind remarks. I am so pleased your father enjoyed his birthday ( he certainly did't look 80!) and look forward to your return. You are not on your own when you mention how 'fine' the plaice is - it is a...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018

Superb staff and top quality food. Best fish and Chips I have had for a long time, the wife throughly enjoyed the Plaice. Local Cleethorpes beer topped the night off.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve W
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steve, Sorry for the late response to your review for which we thank you. It is so good to hear that you not only enjoyed our food which our team of chefs always appreciate it when our customers take the time to remark on...More

Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the lodges close by at the Golf club & using trip advisor searched for somewhere local to have lunch & pleased to find somewhere not serving a fixed Boxing Day lunch. We both enjoyed our meal of Beef Bourguignon & fish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen2407
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Karen, Thank you for your review. We are pleased you found us via TripAdvisor and that you enjoyed your Boxing Day lunch. I hope the next time your are in the area, you will return. Best regards and a belated Happy New Year. Norma

Reviewed 24 December 2018

We went out in a foursome to celebrate a birthday, one had the fish and chips, fresh Grimsby fish and an excellent portion, the other 3 had the steak because we have had it in the past and it was wonderful the meat was cooked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TripMember020320164
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your kind remarks. I am so pleased you enjoyed your birthday celebration with us and that our cuisine was to your taste. We do appreciate it when our visitors bother to post positive remarks on T/A and behalf of all...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Went for dinner wth friends who live in the village and being a coeliac eating out is often a stressful experience but Michele was fantastically welcoming and really accommodating to ensure I could eat my menu choices by offering to adapt the dishes to ensure...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jane K
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you Jane, you are very welcome.Looking forward to seeing you again soon ! Kind Regards Michele

Reviewed 26 November 2018

Service very good - cliquish atmosphere - average meal. Unfortunately no vegetables on any one's plate. Lump of mayonnaise on each plate for sauce. (Doesn't go too well with pork)More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roving728113
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Hi, we have never served mayonnaise with Pork in all the years I have been here. The pork dish we have on at present and was also on last week is a Pork Brochette with Mediterranean Vegetables. Is this the right Ship Inn ? Regards...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit, i heard people talk about this place on a regular basis and always thought that because it was not on my usual route that it was not worth the extra trip; how wrong can you be, exquisitely good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PaulB5353
Norma R, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you Paul, pleased you enjoyed the detour !

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26 June 2018|
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Response from Shona C |
The whole pub lacks atmosphere, I would go elsewhere.
Graham N
12 September 2017|
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Response from Elfuago | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was in the middle , some now say it's ok to eat pork rare but not for me , when I pressed it with my knife blood could clearly be seen . My sister also double checked and confirmed , we have both worked in the... More
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