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The Spice Ship

$$ - $$$, British,
240 Preston Road | DT3 6BJ, Weymouth DT3 6BJ, England
+44 1305 834651
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (13 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
240 Preston Road | DT3 6BJ, Weymouth DT3 6BJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a pint and to buy tickets for two events they have coming up .. I love this pub, old style with normally friendly staff , had to wait a while to get served as the young girl had disappeared and the locals...More

1  Thank clairer1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we didnt stay long we was seated to a table that was wobbly, the food seemed expensive for what was on offer, the cutlery was filthy. we was told it would be up to an hour wait for food which was weird as they didnt...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are rude and unhelpful Unbelievable considering the amount of holidaying guests that must pass through Food was a long wait and disappointingly average. Wouldn't recommend!!!

1  Thank Sean C
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Visited quite time after lunch really welcoming Pauline the bar lady really friendly. Tickets went on sale today for Mod festival end of may and the phone didnt stop ringing we wiĺ be back and hopefully enjoy the music t

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Nice dog friendly pub. Fish and chips and scampi and chips were both good and portion size good. Good range of beers and gins. Plan to return. Welcoming and friendly service both towards us and our dog.

1  Thank Peter A
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing food! Great service! Staff always attentive and polite. I had the Carvery and it was amazing! Everyone on the table enjoyed their meals, we couldn’t fault it. 😊

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great local pub restaurant, great food and good prices. Fantastic staff, friendly and helpful. Great location, dog friendly an all round great place. Had my husband’s birthday party here, great buffet, hard working staff, had a fantastic time.

Thank domnjo
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We visited here about 6 years ago. I had an amazing portable life mushroom and goats cheese burger. So very excited to return. I was not disappointed. My whole family had fantastic meals. The service was really good and very friendly. I will not leave...More

1  Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We have been here a handful of times while visiting family in weymouth ..food has always been great and staff always helpfull ..specials board is fab especially ham hock...I have no idea why some of the comments are so negative ..😞. .lovely place and we...More

1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Attended this pub last year (2016) for NYE and had an excellent time. Great band playing, great atmosphere and an good free curry buffet. This year the pub was so hot that I had to keep going outside to get fresh air every 20 mins...More

1  Thank Samantha G
wendy b, Manager at The Spice Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thankyou for your review, we were extremely busy this New Year’s Eve, sorry that you felt the pub was “too hot”, no me else complained to any of the staff as I have asked them . I’ve had lots of feedback regarding the band to...More

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Questions & Answers
Trevor B
15 January 2017|
Response from Sandkicker1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the food is good and a very nice atmosphere.
Andy W
10 May 2015|
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Response from wendy b | Property representative |
Hello Andy, yes dogs are very welcome in our bar area and garden, we have dog biscuits and water bowls for them 🐶🐶
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Preston Road | DT3 6BJ, Weymouth DT3 6BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 834651
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