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#79 of 134 Bar in York

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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Traditional country pub,with modern decor and boutique-style bedrooms. Overlooking the River Ouse with a large garden, mooring and car park. Food served daily
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 14 November 2020 via mobile

Really disappointed with our visit We booked into the site next door with our camper van and we’re looking forward to a relaxing meal on the first night of our holiday We booked in early as we have a 5 year old and took a...table in the conservatory On arrival we were shown into a back room that had a 80/90’s pop channel playing quite loudly and definitely not appropriate for a Saturday night dining feel (personal opinion) The couple before us were shown into the corner table with no bulbs in the light above- when asked the waitress pinched one from another light ?? - this make you look around and see that actually 4 more lights had no bulb in them! Given menus and asked for drinks - no knowledge of drinks - wanted a bottle of cider- got offered the non alcoholic ones but covered the label that said no alcohol when shown the bottle- can’t kid a kidder I’m afraid! Hubby wanted Diet Coke- got served flat cola - charged for coke I ordered fish n chips, hubby a burger My fish was bland, chips not salted when cooked, mushy peas (yes homemade) but had no flavour Hubby’s burger was raw in the middle No check backs to point this out- man behind drank his soup as had no spoon- table of 4 next to us can’t sit as a 4 (booked 2x2 next to each other)due to the COVID restrictions- but the staff got it wrong, so the waiter said “they would have to let it slip this time as they had no more tables for them to sit at, and it should be alright “just this once” Waitress finally came after we had eaten what ever we could, after explaining things she came back with “chef says what do you want to do, he will take it off the bill if that’s what you want??” To top it off.... the manager / owner was sat in the same area entertaining his friends and let his staff cope with a multitude of errors and dissatisfied customers Wouldn’t go again if we went to that areaMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020

My partner and I stayed for one night on our way home at The Ship Inn. The room was very pleasant and looked out onto the river. Plenty of hot water and a lovely shower. Nice and warm room too for mid October. Breakfast was...excellent. My partner had the Scottish breakfast and I has the English one. The owner was very pleasant and no one rushed us to check out. Would def stay there again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Fantastic pub with really friendly staff. Great selection of ales on plus fabulous home cooked food. Strongly recommend the homemade meat feast pizza (had it twice in 3 days) 😂👍

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

We booked a table for drinks on Saturday afternoon. Fully aware it would be table service only. We sat down on some old chairs that were ripped and uncomfortable in a conservatory that was cold and empty. Someone came to take our drinks order and...we received them pretty quick. We were then waiting 45 minutes after finishing our drinks for someone else to come and take our second order. Nobody arrived so we decided to leave. We were then waiting 15 minutes for someone to acknowledge we were wanting to pay. Won’t be returning again, very disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Great food and Covid safe We have eaten here twice over the weekend Pizzas on Friday were the best we have had and breakfast to die for this morning. Pub always very clean and Covid friendly track and trace by National App plenty of hand...gel and tables cleaned between customers. Also plenty of distance between diners with a one way system in and out of the pub. Well done to the new owners who not only have had to put up with the pandemic but the horrendous floods in January. Eric & JulieMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Booked a table and poped in for dinner last night and was quite shocked by what we experienced. Lack of face coverings been worn by staff, people queuing at the bar, no track and trace in place, very little hand sanitisers, no change to toilet...facilities, no social distancing. The meal was quite nice and drinks fine but you would not believe that we are in the middle of a global pandemic.More

Date of visit: September 2020
colinrR9896HO, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2020

First of all i notice you are from Edinburgh and as i am from Glasgow i know only too well the difference in Co Vid ruling between north & south of the border, i assume you also know that we in the south have an...More

Reviewed 10 September 2020

Two lovely meals here during our week in Yorkshire. Relaxed, friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 2 September 2020

Myself and my partner came for a late lunch on Bank Holiday Monday. The experience was exceptional, staff were all incredibly friendly and attentive. The food was amazing, fresh and plentiful. This has been our first visit for food since lockdown and i have to...say, I'm very proud to call this my local.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020

Highly recommend The Ship Inn for food/drinks and an overnight stay! The food was amazing with fast, friendly service. The best steak pie I’ve ever had!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Went for a meal with my family. We all thoroughly enjoyed the food. Great selection on the menu. Good value for money, you get what you pay for. Cleanliness and social distancing all very evident. Well done to the new landlady for making us feel...so welcome.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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