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The Ship Inn

48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
+44 1202 474799
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (18 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here the other evening. The food, service and ambience were all good. The cheese soufflé was delicious. However I thought the wine was quite expensive - more than £6 for a glass of Sauvignon blanc- but maybe I am out...More

Thank Izzie62
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had another excellent pre-theatre evening meal at The Ship Inn before watching The Whitney Houston Show at The Regent which was also brilliant. I had the beer battered haddock fillet plus pea puree and thick triple cooked chips and my wife...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came to Dorset for a wedding and passed by The Ship in Christchurch. A traditional pub with a separate dining area at the rear or you can eat in the bar. We chose to sit in the dining area and had the catch of the...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was ok, the drink costs seem to have reduced to something a bit more reasonable. Not bad place for a drink, it was not that busy when we went although it was later on a Saturday evening.

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This just has to be the best place to eat in the area. Three family members met here on Saturday night choosing three different meals, fish and chips, goat curry and scallops plus a burger. Every meal was absolutely delicious, served by friendly staff, we...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is part of a privately owned small group and the food and service are a cut above the larger chains. There is a nice atmosphere in these old but slightly updated premises. We had an excellent Sunday lunch and want to return to...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Call ahead after a day out to book a table. No problem and sounded efficient. Arrived early but table was ready and staff friendly. Good selection on menu including gluten free and vegetarian. Good wine selection. Food arrived quickly after ordering and piping hot obviously...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are quite regular here to drink rather than eat, we have met some lovely people in The Ship. In the vein that 'feedback is a gift' I hope that the people that can make a difference take our comments in the way they are...More

Thank Albert6257
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Ship Inn for my girlfriends birthday with her family and had a brilliant evening. The menu was varied with something for everyone and any menu change requests were well received by the server, nothing was too much to ask. I ordered beef cheek...More

Thank pswilliams03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic family lunch in here Service presentation and all food dishes Were excellent. Definitely will be re-visiting.

Thank Josie D
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Debbie S
1 April 2017|
Response from Jsilk65 | Reviewed this property |
They will show you the menu and specials .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 474799
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