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The Ship

Dovenby | Near Cockermouth, Cockermouth CA13 0PN, England
+44 1900 823692
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  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“gammon” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dovenby | Near Cockermouth, Cockermouth CA13 0PN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited at the weekend for a family meal, we were seated as soon as we arrived by a polite member of staff. Service was good as orders for starters were taken promptly, food arrived quickly. Everyone in our party enjoyed the starters and really big...More

Thank carrotcake84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there this week for xmas lunch with some friends and wasn't impressed. Not enough crackers and party poppers on table,no xmas lights on, £4.50 for 1 bottle of cider,it was cold inside the building,and the salmon with lemon butter was disgusting.The tinestiest piece of...More

Thank Mels438
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner got a room in the dovenby ship inn cockermouth and what a fantastic stay the room had sky bed was cosy room was nice and warm very clean and quite this place has good parking and located close to some great...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Nice food here and pleasant surroundings. Always happy with service and the staff are so friendly here.

Thank grannyoftwelve
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We called here near to last orders for food on a busy Friday night expecting to be turned away. Thankfully we were shown a table, served promptly and had really tasty steak with all accompaniments. The staff were friendly and the steak cooked just as...More

Thank AndieCadwell
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely food served my friendly and attentive staff. Nice surroundings and we didn't have to wait long .

Thank Moomin C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Quality of food and price will not let you down. Called in for lunch, not busy but pleasant premises and staff on arrival. Party of 3 each ordered something different. Usual pub classics, fish and chips, cumberland sausage etc. All commented about the quality and...More

Thank DarthBoarder
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went to the Ship with our family - 4 adults and two young children in total, to celebrate my birthday. The staff are very friendly and attentive and in particular were conscious of the needs of the two young children. They were presented with...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Called into the ship tonight for a family meal haven't been in for a few years last time it was not nice at all .heard there was new owners had it so we thought we would give it a go it was a lot better...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent. The portions are generous, well cooked, value for money and very tasty. The bar/restaurant staff are really pleasant, very helpful and it was a pleasure to see great customer service.

Thank George B
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Questions & Answers
1 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from McDonald653 | Reviewed this property |
They aren't open Xmas day but are open xmas eve and Boxing Day. All day.
Simon G
20 October 2016|
Response from Simon G |
Serving hours
lynne a
2 August 2016|
Response from alisdair t | Reviewed this property |
hi, this is alisdair the reviewer, not the ship pub.. but the number you need is. 01900 823692.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dovenby | Near Cockermouth, Cockermouth CA13 0PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 823692
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