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The Ship Inn

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Kingswear $$ - $$$ , British,
Higher Street, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AG, England
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crevettes” (2 reviews)
“local fish” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Higher Street, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Ship has everything that makes it a brilliant pub. First up they're passionate about their beer. I watched a barman take a newly-pulled pint off someone because looking at it he knew it wasn't right.He went off,changed the barrel,poured a fresh pint and refunded...More

Thank Wahaay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on Saturday evening with 4 friends. Landlord, his family and staff just great. Food was really well cooked. Real ale was good too! Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good old school pub with friendly landlord. Big selection of bitters and the usual lagers. Clean & really good deck with a view on a nice day.

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First visit to this pub but will definitely be returning in the near future. Sunday lunch was exceptional. Plenty of everything beautifully cooked, and very friendly staff.

Thank Val B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My wife and I had an outstanding Sunday Roast here during a recent visit. Every local we spoke to recommended The Ship Inn for food or simply a good pint. I was impressed with their selection of ciders on tap.

Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very friendly local pub, great food and plenty of it! Traditional menu and close to the ferry to Dartmouth.

Thank DianeMinehead
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pub hidden away you need to go up a few stairs or a steep mount to get there but once there it's heaven with brilliant beer's and staff

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for an impromptu drink-somewhat scruffy but nice familiar and historical feel. Chatty staff and laid back atmosphere. Worth stopping by for a drink on the way up/down the hill!

Thank AverageBrit
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Called in for an early evening drink after a visit to nearby Coleton, It is easy to miss this pub as it is tucked away up to the left but it is worth a visit. The small garden in front catches the last of the...More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The staff were very welcoming and friendly, good selection of drinks with locals ciders/beers/ales. Food was lovely, highly recommend the crevettes and lemon sole, very fresh and tasty! Will definitely be returning when in the area.

Thank Emily W
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Does the Ship Inn have any parking nearby as my husband is disabled, and would love to eat there. Thanks
11 October 2016|
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Street, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Kingswear
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