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The Ship Inn

Higher Street, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AG, England
+44 1803 752348
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“lemon sole” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Higher Street, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ship closed a few weeks ago. Lanlord Colin left. Now re-opened and run by Michelle (Ship-in-Dock, Dartmouth), who has had the entire establishment repainted, deep cleaned (very deep in most areas), has had new pumps fitted, is bringing the kitchen up to scratch and...More

4  Thank _richardrawlins2
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying in Dartmouth we got the lower ferry across to visit this pub. The landlord and locals were wonderfully friendly and the beer is some of the best kept I've had. We read our books, chatted and drank the afternoon away. It was fantastically...More

Thank RobWeymouth
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Always a warm welcome with a good range of wine, beer and cider. Super home cooked food at excellent prices - truly one of our favourites.

Thank CaptSteveB
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The first thing I noticed when my wife and I, was the smell of dog. My eyes lit up when I saw that Adnams bitter was on tap. They soon dimmed when I saw the lack of head which I associate with Adnams, however, it...More

1  Thank kaybee5150
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Only visited for a drink after taking a trip on the steam train so cannot comment on the food. The pub is very atmospheric, low ceilings etc.... Staff are friendly and helpful (even provided some ice cold water for our dogs so they could cool...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Liked the pub beer and drinks good but...went to book a table for the following night, and staff all very unsure if there was being food served !! .....after a on versatile booked table for 3 at 7 the following evening. NeXT day phoned to...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Having sailed round Britain this Summer and sampled a number of good eating places I had to visit The Ship Inn because of my previous experience there. Despite other places to eat in Dartmouth such as the famous Sea Horse the Ship Inn gets my...More

Thank jerseyb12017
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A great pub with a buzzing atmosphere. The staff were so accommodating when we arrived late in the evening and hungry. All our dishes were great but the haddock and chips was a particular star; so much better than that served by the so called...More

1  Thank KarinSue42
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I fell in , collapsing through the door here after a long walk from Brixham to Kingswear along the coast. I was dehydrated (having quaffed my miserly 1/2 litre of water en route) and a large glass of iced coke with ale chaser and congratulations...More

Thank fimac121
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Arrived on the 30th July in the pouring rain to be welcomed by Simon who promptly provided us with a table by the bar even though the main eating area was booked. This is a locals pub and lots of people knew one another. They...More

Thank Wendy A
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, parking is rather difficult there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Street, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Kingswear
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 752348
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