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Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
+44 1590 676903
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Grandborough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked for a birthday dinner. Excellent service with a young enthusiastic staff. Great range of meat and seafood. Had the 30oz steak to share - fantastic - and the ladies had sea bass. All excellent and a good selection of wine. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Robert F
Teramo, Italy
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170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An unplanned Saturday night in Lymington without a restaurant booking and we were surely doomed to fail. Both The Pig and Burcher&Co turned us away even though they had spare tables. ...clearly a kitchen pressure issue. It was maybe 8.15 and The Ship wasn't really on our list as it gets such mixed reviews but we were running out of... More 

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Thank gillandderek44
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Dear Gillandderek44 Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review! We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and are wanting to come back again! I will pass on your comments to the team and hopefully next time will surpass this visit! Look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards Martha Assistant Manager More 

Hinckley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped here on a Sunday for Lunch. Has apparently just been done up so looked very clean smart. Being early in year (middle of March) we got a table in the bar because we hadn't booked but having said that it was very nice. We had the roast pork lunch and was very good with all staff very pleasant. Thoroughly... More 

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Thank Peter K
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Dear Peter Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We are really pleased you like the Ship's new look and are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Martha Assistant Manager More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, nice place to sit inside or outside on a nice day. Always friendly staff as well. Great place to go for a meal or just drinks.

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2 Thank Ashley T
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, Thank you for your great feedback. I shall make sure I pass your comments on to the team. Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Lymington we've been to The Ship a few times now but this was the first visit since their recent refurbishment A new look and new menu welcomed us, plus they allowed us to bring our 4 month old puppy in to the bar area. Having always felt The Ship lacked something in terms of its... More 

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1 Thank Ed E
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ed, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are glad you found the new menu better, and next time you come hopefully you will try something from our specials menu which is changed daily by our head chef and sous chefs. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks Chris GM The... More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had the ham egg and chips (gluten free) the ham steak was rather large and the chips looked as if they had been burnt, they hadn't they were great so don't be put off. I had the lobster crab pasta (I was warned that the menu version was a bit spicy) as I am not keen on spicy... More 

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1 Thank P J
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi P J, Thank you so much for leaving us your wonderfully detailed feedback! I am glad you enjoyed your food with us and have passed your comments on to the head chef, we are looking forward to welcoming you in the summer so you can enjoy the decking for yourself! Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn More 

Middlesex
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197 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here after a very long walk , the staff were fantastic carrying our drinks to the table made us feel special . Had a piazza that had ham and figs and pineapple. It was great really enjoyed it. Recommend a visit to this great pub for lunch. Serve great prosecco .

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Thank nuttynannynoonoo
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Nuttynannynoonoo, Thank you for leaving us this great feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit, and I have passed on your comments regarding the 'Fig Pizza' on to our head chef. We look forward to your next visit! Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The new Ship Inn looks fabulous after the refurbishment. The chairs are quite comfortable too. The food is up to it's exacting standards as always and supremely enjoyable. Dont miss out on a revisit if you can help it.

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Thank Antonio. F
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Antonio, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your wonderful feedback. We are so looking forward to your revisit where we will hopefully wow you again. Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends....the restaurant was full so we ate in the bar which I Thought was very expensive. Had leek pie, friend had steak which looked unexciting, husband had a different pie. It took ages for the food to come...we thought they had forgotten us.....people who arrived after us got there meals before us. Food was ok but not brilliant... More 

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1 Thank KathrynT
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kathryn, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. If possible I would love to speak to you in person regarding this review as I am slightly confused and would like some more information. We only do the 1 pie on our menu and it is a chicken pie, so If you would contact us on... More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a quick lunch, no one at the host stand but was still told to go back there and wait and then another waitress told us we could sit anywhere, all very confusing! Ordered a San Miguel, out of stock. Then ordered food and they were out of their chicken sandwiches. So we re-ordered the food was average no... More 

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1 Thank j76893
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi J76893, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I would like to take this opportunity to address a couple of the points made here if possible. As the manager of Koh Thai, I am sure you are aware that when it is busy we can not always man our host point, and also like yourselves... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 676903

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