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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%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (15 reviews)
“steak” (15 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 2 days ago

Really like this pub. We ate here on a v busy Saturday night (didn't book and got 2nd last table). You MUST try the pies, they were great. Staff all v friendly but it's a pub, so not pretentious either. By the time we'd finished...More

1  Thank ecobunnyLondon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Allowed a 60 year old man to be beaten up and mugged in toilets ... very safe establishment obviously! Shame on you all!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time we had visited this pub and we found it very cosy, the staff were also welcoming and friendly and most importantly the food was really good.

1  Thank Jill N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A posh-like place with posh-like prices, good cold beer and professional service. Will always visit on the trot, a good place to stop by.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned for a second time to sample lunch before arranging to treat ourselves to dinner because the service was so efficient and the food so we'll presented, but when we complained that the bacon and avocado wrap had no avocado in it, we were...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

The staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. The food is fantastic and of excellent quality. We'd only popped in for a drink on a Tuesday evening after a (very brief) visit to nearby Boscombe. We asked the staff if we could have a couple of...More

1  Thank Jules J
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The staff are always very friendly and the food is really good!! Their lunch menu is great, but the specials are really what makes this place somewhere I go back to. Eclectic, but well 'balanced', there's always something for every taste. I'd definitely recommend the...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A lovely cosy pub/restaurant for a Saturday dinner. Very comprehensive menu with good selection of starters and mains. I had the scallops to start and Duo of Lamb as a main which were both simply delicious. There is a pleasant garden area too which is...More

1  Thank simonbn3
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Just popped in for a pint. This privately owned establishment carries the badge of being better because we care. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went to the ship for lunch today. I was pleasantly surprised to find Ox cheek on the menu. There was also a good selection of children friendly dishes. The roast beef was excellent with a good selection of vegetables. The ox cheek litteraly melted...More

1  Thank f00dym00dy
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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:15 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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