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Ship Inn

) #5 of 17 Restaurants in Porthleven ££ - £££ , British,
Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
+44 1326 564204
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (22 reviews)
“club sandwich” (14 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
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1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub grub at reasonable prices. Good real ales. Love the tiered garden. This is one of my favourite pub's in England!

Thank DaveyP3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Ship during our holiday in Cornwall. A last minute choice after seeing positive reviews, we thought we would give the Ship inn a try. Whilst the pub had bags of atmosphere, with some interesting decoration and full of locals and visitors a...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tiny local pub, not a lot of table but a great atmosphere, and friendly staff. Good choice of ales and food is very good. Even if we waited a long time to get served, the staff found a good way to keep...More

Thank Fred_Fafa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing burger here! A really lovely pub with lots of character, reasonably priced food and friendly locals. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent pub with plenty of outside space . Internal area full of character with friendly staff and a good choice of drinks . Fantastic views and highly recommended

Thank roger h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited a couple of times during our week in porthleven. Although we didnt eat here, we called in for a sneaky pint while on our dog walk. There are local beers on tap and they are good, hence it gets busy. We sat outside...More

Thank Justin T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A proper pub, absolutely great. Lots of different seating areas in and out - children and dogs welcome. Food is all good and fresh, the best fish and chips ever. Good value. Turned up late on Sunday and were treated to live music and a...More

Thank ArchieSolihull
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went here early one evening. Quirky pub in terms of layout and decor which was good. Starters were better than the mains to be honest. Lovely starters, mains were ok pub grub. All round nice place.

Thank AndyH37
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Visited at 6:30 on a Thursday evening and it was already full with locals and visitors. Didn't mind waiting for a few (no more than 10) minutes to get a table as the pub had a great atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and quick...More

Thank phil p
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Like a step back in time, harbouring from vile and wild weather outside, this very real pub at the edge of the village is steeped in history and is full of willing young staff and many regulars. We enjoyed a lovely glass of wine, a...More

Thank hyacinth206
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Mike D
can I park near by
8 January 2017|
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Response from orsettgirl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just saw your message. Parking not good in Porthleven there is a small 7-11 store by the port bridge where you can park which means a less than five minute stroll. You might get lucky along the port side too... More
Linda T
What type of menu do you have for Sunday lunch and do we need to book
17 September 2016|
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Response from Stamper485 | Reviewed this property |
I know that you can't book in the main season but not sure whether you need to out of season. Good choice on the menu every day
Debbie J
came here a few years ago but cant seem to find it if you do B and B??
7 November 2015|
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Response from webbySwindon | Reviewed this property |
The B & B is called An Mordros I think, looks lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 564204
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