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Ship Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Fore Street, Looe PL13 1AD, England
+44 1503 263124
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West Midlands
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popped in for lunch & drinks. Family & Dog friendly - average pub grub. No complaints but nothing to rave on about!!

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Thank quilpie
Warfield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the plus side the pub welcomes both children and dogs of which we had both. The service was also good and friendly. My main problem was the home made steak pie which wasn't very good at all. Puff pastry like plonked on the top. Somehow there was sharp plastic in it, probably from the microwave packet. I took those... More 

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1 Thank RDoogan
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few days break in Looe and evening dining out a must. Plenty of places within a short distance in the main street, but the reasonably priced menu on display drew us in. Not disappointed. Quite dark inside, but with plenty of different seating areas to suit a variety of needs. Friendly bar staff, really tasty food, all in all... More 

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Thank wenders222
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local pub great music and food was good pub grub. Lively atmosphere, and loved the golden retriever who was there twice. Very well behaved dog.

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Thank Jayne B
Cheshire
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ship Inn is a big pub on Fore Street in the centre of Looe. Inside it’s spacious with plenty of seating in different areas, some tables and chairs some leather sofas so you don’t feel crowded and it’s comfortable warm. We decided to eat here after two disappointing nights at other places and I wish we’d found this place... More 

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Thank Britmike
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We decided to sit in for lunch due to the weather and the pub sign said families welcome. Nicely spread out tables with plenty of space, nice and easy for pushchair access. All four of us ordered the 8oz Steak burger and chips. Food took a while to come out but was piping hot and you could see everything was... More 

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3 Thank 552waynec
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very poor food - for a fishing village the fish is not fresh but frozen and over done - as for the homemade soup - doubtful it is, given the bland taste over powered by curry powder and passing it is coriander and carrot

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2 Thank Andy C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife visited the ship inn whilst on a weekend break in looe. Fantastic Ayle and a steak to die for. Well rested and perfectly cooked sirloin. Wife's lasagne was fresh and home made. Very reasonable priced. Will definitely be back soon

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Thank Jim4476
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I ordered a 6oz rump steak well done. When it arrived it was the toughest,most tasteless piece of meat I have ever been served. You laterally could have soled a boot with it that would have lasted 1000 miles. The chips were soggy and Luke warm. The onion rings,all 3 of them were nice. I did NOT complain as I... More 

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2 Thank Mark E
Newquay, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Walked in to noisy music blasting out of the speakers - it seemed to really spoil the ambience - the other customers - many middle aged - had to shout to be heard. The music playing was for a much younger audience so it must have all sounded quite alien. Only had one drink and left.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Looe PL13 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 263124

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