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“Pleasant surprise”
Review of The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn
Ranked #27 of 76 Restaurants in Windermere
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

We have visited bowness quite often and have always had food here. It is really good quality and very tasty. Good value also. Great pub for views too. And also good for a drink or to eat. Staff lovely. Food is yummy as I was expecting something different like other british pubs.

  • Visited July 2014
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hampshire
Level 6 Contributor
209 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
“Luckily”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

after visiting for drinks decided not to eat here, that is after visiting the toilets (wife went to ladies). The experience in the gents was awful and from what I understand ladies was just as bad. Bin over flowing with used hand towels, stains all over the mirror (don't go there). Generally poor, and that begged the question, what would the kitchen be like, didn't hang hang around to find out. I took photos on my phone but writing this on laptop so cannot share them. There is a young staff here, who quite simply need directing, they IMO have a management issue. To be fair the location is outstanding TV in every corner so the have all the toys, just need to sort their act out.

Visited July 2014
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good views but careful where you sit!!!!”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Went for a drink in there today (20/07/14) and all the table seemed to be equiped for people eating as well. Sat down with a good view of the lake and was thinking this is a nice place to enjoy a drink (despite the quirky 1970's decor which actually quite appealed to me being a 1970's child!) when we were asked to move from that area as it was for people eating only - however we were not told where we could sit by the lady concerned - which meant we had to go and ask where we were allowed to sit (as all table were set for meals). Slightly embarrassing & made to feel like 2nd class citizens because we were only having drinks!!! :(

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Diane-Louise W
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Devon,UK
Level 5 Contributor
94 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Nice views but disappointing food”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We sat at the waterside for this pub and we had a ploughmans . The lettuce was wet so most of the meal was sat in water so we didn't finish it. The weather was rally warm but no parasols were up to shelter from the sun. Yes it's nice location but more thought to the food service would be good.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank romagerry
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Barrow, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good service”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Good service but not much food selection, nice views and local beers, friendly staff , average food portions nothing spectacular would reccomend if going for lunch or you enjoy the scenery.

Visited June 2014
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Thank JakeStretch
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