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The Ship Inn

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Mawgan-In-Meneage | Helston, Mawgan, Helston TR12 6AD, England
+44 1326 221240
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Had a business dinner here recently: confession, we were doing a review for Cornwall Today magazine and one of our party was a regular! First time for me and it was a delight! Fabulous food promoting local ingredients, lovely cosy atmosphere, and friendly service. Would love to have this as my local!

1 Thank John H
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The menu at The Ship is always imaginative and regularly changed. There are some staple items and I tend, for example, to always choose the soufflé starter, always the local fish course for my main and The Ship's home made ice cream for desert. The food is delicious, beautifully presented and served with a smile. The prices are average and... More 

1 Thank LizardHelston
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Tucked away in the village of Mawgan the Ship is worth finding. Only open 5 evenings a week but a must if you enjoy excellent food, well presented and reasonably priced. Our meal was certainly a cut above the rest flavoursome and well balanced. The inn also does take aways and has a business selling good quality ready prepared meals.

1 Thank Alan N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Good food at reasonable prices served by friendly and helpful staff.in addition they sell ready made food to heat up at home.

1 Thank richard w
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

This is a great pub to eat in. The food is amazing, they are all very friendly and they offer a 2 or 3 course price which is very reasonable for the quality of the food! They will have 4-5 items on the menu at one time and change the menu every week. All the dishes are always lovely, and... More 

1 Thank Alex P
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We had an outstanding meal here during October. Prices are reasonable - three courses for £22. We had the slow-cooked belly pork which was excellent - highly recommended. Don't miss this if you're in the area

1 Thank CeliaRose2013
Blockley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Everything about the Ship Inn was perfect from service, flavours, portion size, selections and anything else relevant to a good, reasonably priced restaurant. We've been coming to Cornwall for the past 50 years and this place tops anywhere, including places on the North coast. Highly recommend it and it will be first on our list during our next visit.

2 Thank ColTheCab
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214 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We had a fantastic meal here, everything cooked to perfection. The hosts are lovely and the atmosphere makes it a special place to eat. Every time we visit Cornwall we book for here, no matter what we order it is delicious and the prices are very reasonable too.

2 Thank SouthAfrican2
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We visited early Sept. Myself, my wife, our 2 children and my wife's parents. The food was very, very good, I can't fault. The atmosphere: not the best,quiet in 'snug' area,so quiet it felt awkward with kids, even though ours are extremely well behaved. Just 'felt' out of place and not really welcome with kids. Service was slow and Awkward.... More 

1 Thank Bernard D
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This is everything a good pub should be and then some. Tucked away down a side road in the middle of nowhere we visited on a rainy Wednesday evening and the pub was very busy - clearly people travel some distance to visit this establishment. We visited with two dogs and immediately received a warm welcome on arrival. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mawgan-In-Meneage | Helston, Mawgan, Helston TR12 6AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Mawgan
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 221240

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?